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VA174 - QUEST 52 – Altered Playing Card Journal

Anni Schwabe
9:00 - 4:30
Monday October 2

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$ 135  

Join the Quest. We will start by making the chipboard, 3D pocket triangle which we will fill with a few scrolls of written ‘personal quests’. The pocket will be adhered to the decorated cover we make. The cover will include a glass encased title that is wrapped and mounted. Our journals will hold 52 altered playing cards that we will alter using various mixed media techniques, both tried and new. We will work four cards at a time with a similar twist. Before we know it, our quest for 52 will hopefully have been met. Watch my blog for ideas and inspiration pertaining to Quest 52.

Supply Fee- $20.00 payable to instructor at beginning of class includes:
 1 ½” squares of glass, ready to work in journals, materials to make the cover pocket, beads, threads, needles, water cups, paper towels. One step crackle, gel medium, spray inks, drawing inks, stencils, stamps w/solvent inks, collage papers, , modeling paste, sand paper, cosmetic sponges

Please bring: Paint brushes, gesso, regular masking tape, a pack of playing cards, graphite pencils (for shading), small stack of colorful magazine pages, scissors, tacky glue (Aleene’s), baby wipes, an awl, old key card or palette knife,  water spray bottle and hammer 
Optional: Your own favorite rubber stamps, stencils, paper trimmer, markers, spray inks, a few size 8 beads, rub-ons


Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Artistic Artifacts.  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,  please visit:

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