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Collection or Obsession?

Roxanne Padgett
9:00 - 4:30
Saturday June 19

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$ 170  

Some call it collecting, accumulating, or gathering, some call it obsession. Creative people love to surround themselves and draw inspiration from our stash of treasures. Inspiration for this book comes from one of my many collections, tiny doll parts. But the book can be created with any theme in mind.
We will first make layered mixed media papers for the book cover and pages using several techniques, painting, drawing, stenciling, stamps and more. Additionally participants will learn and make molds, small parts and pieces, beads from Sclupoty clay. The book will be completed in class and then you can continue adding to your collection at your own pace.

Materials Fee $20 paid at beginning of class includes:

Heavy paper for the cover
Interior fabric for the book insides
Pre-cut paper for pages, 9 signatures
Collage materials
Metal tape
Printed instructions
Matt medium
Paper towels, palette and water container

Students can email me at roxpadgett@sbcglobal.net


Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Glue stick
Embroidery floss to bind signatures, color to coordinate with paint color, 2 skeins
One large paper needle
Bone folder and a small Awl
Sculpey, two or three 2 oz packs, colors to coordinate with paint colors, I used black, white and red
Acrylic paint: no heavy body, whatever color you like, I used cream, white, black and red.Paint
Your favorite collage materials, scraps, paper, photos, ephemera, etc
Beads & charms
Pencil and favorite drawing tools

Sculpey tools if you have them
Apron & gloves
Light blow dryer, light and extension cord
Journal for note taking


Click here for a printable page

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