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The Book of Marks

Jacqueline Sullivan
9:00 - 4:30
Sun Oct 8

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$ 185  

In this class students will practice mark making with acrylic inks on a full size sheet of watercolor paper. There will also be an introduction to some gesso techniques combined with some colored inks. This will then be folded and bound into a 16 page book form. Areas may then be enhanced with collage papers and other media. Students will be encouraged to write quotes in their journals with pen or a fine point permanent marker. Asemic (abstract) writing will be presented as a way to make the book more personal. Hole punching, page tearing and collaging all make this interesting book form into a work of art.

Materials Fee $15 paid at beginning of class includes shared supplies and more:

gloss polymer medium for gluing collage papers
thin collage papers
hole punches to share
Simple book stitching materials
Inktense, watercolor and graphtint pencils to share
Waxed linen thread
Dowel rod
Acrylic Inks and paints

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Paint brush - 1" that is good for acrylics [JS recommends the Golden? Taklon brushes]
Water Container – 16 to 32oz size; plastic for rinsing brushes
22x30 sheet of 140 lb. watercolor paper (must be this size)
spray bottle
needle awl
metal ruler – at least 18” for tearing paper
watercolor or color pencils that you may have (instructor will hae some to share)
Quotes that you may want to write into your journal
Exacto knife with extra sharp blades
Glue stick

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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