Upcoming Retreats

Portland, OR 2022 FALL - October 19-26, 2022

Portland, OR 2023 - April 11 - April 18, 2023

Portland, OR 2022 FALL Registration is NOW OPEN

Painterly Pendants

Amy Shawley Paquette
9:00 - 4:30
Wed Oct 19

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$ 180  

Design a series of illustrative and painterly pendants using layers of acrylic paint and mediums! Have fun combining bold brushstrokes, washes, drips, linework and image transfers. Learn about basic color mixing and layering ideas to maintain cohesion in your work. Students will make at least two necklaces in different styles and build ideas for expanding a collection. This workshop will also cover basic necklace assembly techniques and easy beadwork.

Materials Fee $15 paid at beginning of class includes:

chain, jump rings, clasps, assorted brass components, assorted beads, cork fabric, wood tiles, image transfer paper and unstretched gessoed canvas

Instructor will provide assorted workshop-use GOLDEN acrylic colors and mediums, extra brushes and pencils, misc items

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Jewelry pliers set, Xacto Knife No 1 (with #11 blade), water container, paper towels, 1/2" flat synthetic brush and several small rounds (golden taklon or white nylon), painting knife similar to Liquitex Small No 12 or 13, Painting palette

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Proud Sponsors for Art & Soul

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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