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Its in the Box

Roxanne Padgett
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday June 20

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$ 170  

Learn several mixed media techniques to create unique painted papers and transparencies. While making and exploring students will learn how to layer with several techniques including drawing and mark-making, collage, painting, stenciling, stamping, paste paper, print-making, collagraphs and mono-printing on paper and transparencies. Using your painted papers participants will make four different book forms, accordion fold, pocket fold, single page fold and pamphlet stitch books. The books will fit inside a prefabricated hard box to be embellished with transparency and painted papers. I will be bringing lots of painting tools stamps and stencils and gadgets to play with in class.

Materials Fee $20 paid at beginning of class includes:

Prefabricated Black Box
Pre-cut pages for all the books
Metal tape & brads
Transparencies & plastic sheet for the cover of the box
Paper and copies to paint on
Glue & matt medium
Paper towels, palette, water containers
Printed instructions

Students can email me at roxpadgett@sbcglobal.net

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Small book awl & a bone folder
Your favorite drawing tools, pencils, sharpies, crayons, etc
One large and one small inexpensive paint brush
A 12 by 18 tablet of 80lb. drawing paper, or whatever size you have
Acrylic Paint: Any brand, no heavy body, I like Liquitex or Blick
A permanent glue stick, I like UHU brand
Your favorite collage materials, stamps, ephemera, etc
Small decorative knob, I used Tim Holtz
6 strand embroidery floss, 1 or 2 skeins, this will bind the books, (coordinate with paint colors)

Apron, gloves
Light, extension cord
Blow dryer to dry layers
A brayerWashi tapes, stickers, rubber stamps, stuff you like to play with.
Journal for note taking

Click here for a printable page

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