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C217 - Everyday Words Chipboard Book

Cat Kerr
9:00 - 4:30
Friday - May 31

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$ 150  

I'll admit it...I'm obsessed with the Gel Press! The truth is, once I start monoprinting, it's really hard for me to stop! What I love most is how fun, fast and easy it is! You can work on multiple prints at one time, and before you know it you have a huge lot of prints ready to use in all sorts of ways!

I hope you can join me in my “Everyday Words” chipboard book workshop. We'll first “play” with the Gel Press. You'll learn easy mark making techniques using assorted objects found laying around the house as well as using wonderful stencils, Art Foamie Stamps and so much more. We'll then create multiple page inserts using the Gel Press, assorted Deco Arts Paints, Tim Holtz cut outs and more. Then we'll move on to the cover. It will be embellished with the a newly cast centerpiece created by making a mold out of a assorted found bits, ultimately ending up with a simple chipboard book that packs a punch!

Materials Needed to Bring:
6 x 6 Chipboard Book you can find here
6 x 6 Acrylic Book Cover You can find here
Assorted Acrylic paint colors. Include a black and white acrylic paint (I will bring some, but if you have a favorite color combination bring them)
White Cardstock
Stencils, Stamps, assorted items for mark making (I prefer the Art Foamie stamps)
Coordinating Washi Tape
Tim Holtz Word Stickers
Tim Holtz Images (or your own black and white images)
White Water based Sharpie
Gel Medium
Coordinating Cardstock
Gold Leaf
Zig 2 way Glue Pen Chisel tip(blue)
Hot Glue Gun
Gold Crystal Stickers
Long assorted fabric scraps(12” -15”)
Amazing Casting Resin
Amazing Mold Putty
Black Dye for Resin
Something to mold. Assorted bits like a gear, key, a favorite pin. I like layering my focal so bring a few to choose from. Nothing with to much detail.

Teacher to supply:
6 x 6 Gel Press
Extra Molds

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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