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P353 - "She Three" Collage Portraits

Nicole Austin
9:00 - 4:30
Monday - March 11

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$ 150  

We’re always in the present, but we also contain an unchangeable past and an unknowable future. “She Three” explores the various parts of ourselves along our creative path as we learn to stay in the present moment, but also drawing upon past experiences as we each head toward a unique, artistic conclusion. We’ll explore the theme of “Past, Present, and Future” as we create beautiful, complex, layered collage portraits over a mixed media background in our art journals. We will learn how to build up layers in our journals using various media and techniques including: mixing oil and water based media to create resists, creating depth and layers with acrylic paint, paint pens and collage, creating our own unique collage paper using various printmaking/mark-making techniques).

Materials fee paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes: $15
Collage pack full of unique, vintage, and recycled paper, collage images & stabilo marks-all pencil

Use of shared materials: Acrylic paint, spray ink, stencils, stamps, stamp ink, oil pastels, texture plates, brushes, mark-making tools, magazines

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:
*9”x12” or larger art journal (I like the Canson XL mixed media or Strathmore mixed media spiral bound journals, but any brand will do. Just be sure that it is mixed media weight paper. But not watercolor paper, as that can get too bulky)
*2-3 paint markers (15mm or bold/extra bold tip in three of your favorite colors)
*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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