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

Trish McKinney
9:00 - 4:30
Monday June 28

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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 these papers? Well, THAT is a PARTY ON YOUR PAPER! Learn the exciting process of how Trish creates “prepared surfaces” and then paints on top of them and answers the question: What can I do with all of my millions of gel prints?!
The 1st half of class will be learning how to create beautiful gel press printed papers with exciting color combinations, 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?!  

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

Gel Press Plates, GOLDEN Paints – Open Acrylics & Fluid Acrylics, Gesso, & Matte Medium, Strathmore Watercolor Paper, Brushes, StencilGirl Stencils, Reference Photos, Handouts, & more

Supplies Needed to Bring to Class:

Brayer, Paper Towels, Water Container,
Optional Supplies to bring – students may chose to use their own brushes, stencils, stamps, & any other materials they wish to use while mono-printing. Note: students may want to use a blow dryer to help speed up drying if electrical outlets permit.  


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