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P344 - Painted Portfolio Journal

Nicole Austin
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday March 10

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$ 150  

I love to create artful, beautiful portfolio journals to hold my artwork in. Not only is this painted portfolio journal fun and luscious on the outside, it’s also full of color, secret compartments and a place to hold interchangeable notebooks and journals inside! First, we’ll create our own unique collage paper, using multiple techniques and a variety of media. We’ll use oil pastels to create texture and pattern, and spray inks to create resists and layer acrylic paint and paint pen marks on top of that. We’ll also create prints with the gelli plate and continue creating rich, colorful layer after layer. Then we’ll adorn our portfolio journals with our collage papers, and add more marks, prints and painted layers with stamps, found objects, acrylic paint and paint pens. We’ll create two notebook-style journals filled with a variety of collage, vintage, and patterned paper to include inside. Then, wrap it all up in bright, silk sari ribbon to act as both a beautiful and functional way to keep our artwork secure inside!

Materials fee paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes: $20
Kit includes: Includes use of all shared materials plus a collage pack full of unique, vintage, and recycled paper, collage paper, tissue paper, cardboard portfolio, recycled silk sari ribbon, elastic cord

Use of shared materials: Acrylic paint, spray ink, stencils, stamps, stamp ink, oil pastels, texture plates, brushes, mark-making tools, gelli plate, rollers, printmaking tools, long-arm staplers, collage medium, awl, bone folder

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:
*2-3 paint markers (different colors and size tips, 2mm-15mm)
*glue stick

Optional items: If you have special stamps or stencils, washi tape, collage paper, or collage images, bring them along, but I will have plenty to share!

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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