Colorado Springs 2021 Art and Soul Workshops

Workshop Details

Trish McKinney
9:00 - 4:30
Friday Oct 22

You Should Be Gellin’

$ 170  


Experimental Monoprinting & Creating A Gellin’ Journal

Learn the exciting world of monoprints by using Gel-Press Plates with unusual textural elements on non-traditional surfaces to create layers of FUN! Students will experiment and pull several prints on a variety of unusual surfaces. Choosing their favorite print as the inspiration, students will finish by creating an abstract or representational painting. Students will learn how to create an abstract painting by
reinforcing a new way of looking at compositional design principles.  At the end of class, students will say: “Where did the all the time go?!” – always an indication of pure, unadulterated, creative play!  

Check the link for a You Tube video of the class

 Supplies to bring to class: 

Brayer, Awl, Bone Folder, Scissors, Needle, Book-binding Thread (any waxed linen or cotton thread in your favorite color), Straight edge/T-square, Self-healing Mat, Xacto knife. NOTE: Students may want to use a blow dryer to help speed up drying if electrical outlets permit. Trish will also bring some extra of these items to share if needed.  

Kit fee $ 20 paid to instructor at beginning of class includes:

Trish will provide everything else needed to take this class – Gel Press Plates, GOLDEN Paints – Open Acrylics & Fluid Acrylics, Gesso, & Matte Medium, Strathmore Watercolor Paper, Brushes, StencilGirl Stencils, Reference Photos, Handouts, & more