Upcoming Retreats

Colorado Springs 2021 - October 18 - 23, 2021

Portland, OR 2022 - March 13-21, 2022

Portland, OR 2022 FALL - October 18-27, 2022

Portland, OR 2023 - April 11 - April 19, 2023

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Portland, OR 2022 Registration is NOW OPEN

Paper Doll Posse

Libby Williamson
9:00 - 4:30
Wednesday March 16

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$ 170  

Paper Dolls, with their wardrobes of fabulous cut-out costumes, bring back memories of childhood a lifetime ago. We’ll make our own version of “Paper Dolls” as we first create luscious painted papers using vintage book pages and acrylic paint. A variety of simple painting techniques will be explored, adding texture and pattern to the text on the page. With this stash of hand-painted paper we will create a few delightful dolls and dress them to the nines. (Or perhaps your gal might have a more modest taste in fashion.) Techniques will include designing simple figures, collaging paper onto fabric, adding free-motion machine and/or hand stitching, and preparing the wooden frames.
As with all of my classes, you are free to go rogue and create any wonderful imagery that you’d like.

Materials Fee $35  paid at beginning of class includes:

-Vintage paperback novels
-Acrylic paints
-Matte medium
-Hand sewing needles and embroidery thread
-One wooden frame per student (additional frames might be available for purchase)
-Chocolate, (of course!)
-Painting and collaging supplies including brushes, stamps, and stencils will be available for use in class.

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

apron, fabric scissors, paper scissors

Click here for a printable page

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For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

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