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Ocean City, MD 2020 - October 26-29, 2020

Portland, OR 2021 - February 15-22,2021

Colorado Springs 2021 - May 29 - June 7, 2021

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You Should be Gellin'

Trish McKinney
9:00 - 12:00
Monday AM

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$ 95  

Learn the exciting world of monoprinting by using Gel-Press gelatin plates with unusual textural elements on non-traditional surfaces to create layers of FUN! Students will be encouraged to experiment and pull many prints on a variety of unusual surfaces. Choosing their favorite prints, students will then will create a 16-page journal and a some inspirational cards. This is a class that always makes the time fly by – it’s just pure fun!

 Supplies to bring to class: 

a Brayer, Bone Folder, Scissors, Self-healing Cutting Mat (and an Awl
(Trish will bring a few for the class to borrow) – Wear an apron or your favorite “studio shirt” as things will get messy (messy always indicates a good time! ;)

Kit fee $15 paid to instructor at beginning of class includes: 
Various Paper to Gel Print on, Paper, String, Beads, & Inspirational Collage Ephemera to create Gellin’ Journal, & Handouts
- Trish will provide Students with all materials to create Gel Prints - 8x10 Gel Press Printing Plate, Golden Paint, Matte Medium, & Gesso, Brushes, StencilGirl Stencils, Stamps & Funky Textural Elements

 Optional Materials To Bring: favorite mark making tools, unusual papers for printing, textural stamps, & stencils (only, if you have them)
For The Gellin’ Journal: bring inspirational ephemra - ie, a bit of lace from a baptismal dress, favorite words, quotes, or poems printed out, photos printed out for collaging, a photo copy of grandmother’s journal, pressed flowers, etc… - whatever inspires you! Have fun with this! Trish will have plenty of ephemra to share as well.


Click here for a printable page

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