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MD318 - Beeswax Bird Journals

Nicole Austin
9:00 - 4:30
Thursday Oct 10

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$ 150  

It's the best of both worlds: beeswax collage and book making! We'll explore how to create a dimensional, layered & textured beeswax collage canvas cover using a variety of techniques & media. We'll build up the collage with color, ephemera & lightweight collage items using beeswax to adhere our items, create texture & seal the cover artwork. Then we'll bind our journal using watercolor paper, recycled silk sari ribbon & textured paper using an easy, new-sew technique. The pages will also be adorned with bits & bobs, fabric, trim and trim to add texture & color. The inside papers can be left blank or splashed with color, drips & a few "quick start" ideas to get our pages going!

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

Collage pack of my favorite vintage, scrapbook, patterned and textured paper, watercolor paper, tapestry needle, waxed linen thread, two 6x6" Hardbord journal covers, beeswax bar
*Shared use of materials: acrylic paint, spray ink, texture tools, stamps, stencils, collage & tissue paper, textured paper, recycled sari silk ribbon, extra beeswax,

Supplies Needed for Class:

Fabri-tac glue
Quilting iron
*Heat-resistant surface (such as a Ranger craft mat)
*Bone folder
*Awl
*Scissors
 

Optional items:

You can also bring your own acrylic paint, spray inks, paint pens, stencils, stamps, etc, but I will have all of these items and more to share! You may also want to bring your own lightweight collage images, buttons, bits n bobs, fabric scraps, etc, to add to your books to make them uniquely you!
 

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: http://www.artisticartifacts.com.


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