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P282 - Bird Block

Kitty Miller
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday - Feb 18

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$ 150  

Celebrate the beauty of birds and create a stunning piece that will be treasured for years to come.

In this class you will make a 5x7 bird block that can be hung on wall or set on shelf.
We will collage layers of Ephemera and papers to create a mixed media background that is as interesting as it is beautiful, We will then collage an image of a bird on that will be provided for you, and you will be taught to paint the bird, as well as shade it to make it stand out. You will learn to use Gold Leafing to make your block shine and look regal. You will learn about different mixed media techniques and how to make collage images come alive and become works of art. Anybody can accomplish this project with the instructors help. (Class limited to15)

Supplies to bring to class:
5 x 7 birch artist panels ( I will have them for sale as well if you can not find them or do not want to bring them)
A few brushes including:
1’ flat brush, small detail brush, script liner and just a few other brushes.

Class Kit Fee $25paid to instructor at beginning of class includes:

Use of all acrylic paints, matte medium, gold leaf, glue, finish sealer, images and paper, Collage supplies, ephemera packet
5x7 Birch artist panels are $10 each or you can bring 1 of your own

Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. For further info and to place your order, contact:

Maria Raleigh



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