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P428W - Ancient Guides

Sandra Duran Wilson
9:00 - 4:30
Friday - March 15

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$ 150  

Walking with the Ancestors - Where does your inspiration come from? Are you attracted to certain shapes, marks or symbols? We will explore these questions and connect with the creative muse that walks beside you. You will create your own personal symbols or figures using stamps you create, collage papers of your making and even symbols made with Creative paper clay. I am bringing some unusual materials to create texture on fabric and then layer onto a panel. You will learn how to create some amazing crackle papers, color glazing, unusual textures using acrylic mediums and how to layer them with color. This class will prompt your curiosity, awaken your inspiration and fill your toolbox with lots of new techniques. 

Materials fee $35 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:

Ampersand panel
Use of acrylic paints
Creative Paper Clay
Kroma Crackle
Elmers glue all
Simple Fix
Canson mixed media paper
Acrylic gel
Deli sheets
Metallic lustre cremes
Collage papers
Supplies provided by Instructor for students to use: texture plates, texture tools, stencils, stamps, paint pens, specialty sprays, plastic wrap, fine liners and heat guns- bring one if you have it

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor
a notebook and pencil for sketching symbols and ideas
 trowel shape palette knife
 1" soft synthetic brush
small round synthetic nylon brush
paper towels
container for water
spray bottle for water
spray bottle for alcohol

Optional: bring your own heat gun and wax paper for wrapping your finished paintings. I will be providing paints, but if you like to have your own next to you please bring acrylic paints. A few of my favorites are: quinacridone gold, Payne’s grey, cobalt teal, white, permanent violet dark, orange, yellow-green and phthalo turquoise.

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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