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Portland, OR 2021 - February 15-22,2021

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Party On Your Paper – Gel Press Mono-printing & Painting On Delicious Prepared Surfaces

Trish McKinney
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday Feb 21

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$ 170  

Who doesn’t love to have complete freedom and fun painting? Using seemingly random, deliciously colorful, and wildly patterned gel printed papers is a recipe for FUN - painting on top of them is a party on your paper! Learn the exciting process of how Trish creates “prepared surfaces” and then paints on top of them.

The 1st half of class will be learning how to create beautiful gel press printed pages and collaging them onto watercolor paper = the party!

The 2nd half of class time will be about composing a
painting on top of this prepared surface = how to tame the party down a bit!

Students will learn to monoprint, collage, negative painting, lost & found edges, and color theory all in one class = non-stop FUN!
Now…who wants to have a party?!

Optional Supplies to bring – students may chose to use their own brushes, stencils, stamps, & any other materials they wish to use while mono-printing

Kit fee $20 paid to instructor at beginning of class includes:

Trish will provide everything needed to take this class – Gel Press Plates, GOLDEN Paints – Open Acrylics & Fluid Acrylics, Gesso, & Matte Medium, Strathmore Watercolor Paper, Brushes, StencilGirl Stencils, Reference Photos, Handouts, & more!

Click here for a printable page

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