Portland, OR 2020 Art and Soul Workshops

Workshop Details

Kristen Penrod
9:00 - 4:30
Saturday & Sunday

Giant Face Assemblage

$ 340  


This class is for all levels! Beginner through Advanced.

Each student will create their own personal giant fifteen inch handmade foam head that I have created to use as a base and guide. If the student would like indentions cut into the head to create another layer inside the head they need to contact Kristen Penrod by email (kristenpenrodart@gmail.com) with the subject (Giant Assemblage Head) immediately after signing up for class with a maximum of three indentions and indicate where they would like their indentions cut with measurements. A drawing would be very helpful! I would like to do all the cutting of the head prior to class because it is extremely timely, messy and I want to spend our time creating rather than cutting foam. Day 1 will consist of priming, texturing and building found objects onto the head. They will dry overnight. Day 2 will consist of painting and detail work. I feel that these heads will be extensions of ourselves so I am so excited to see what we come up with! If for any reason you need another head I will be selling them for $40.00 each.

Supplies to bring to class:
White Gesso
Black Gesso
Apoxie Sculpt (white)
Golden Fluid Acrylics: *Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold,*Van Dyke Brown, *Titanium White,* Permanent Violet Dark, *Phthalo Blue (Green Shade), Dioxazine Purple, Naphthol Red Light, Primary Magenta, Iridescent Bronze Fine, Iridescent Silver Fine, Quiacridone Crimson, Anthraquinone Blue, Turquois Phthalo, Micaceous Iron Oxide and Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide. * These are those I use the most and recommended for class

Student’s textures choice: Crackle Paste, joint compound, glass bead gel, egg shells, lace, molding paste, coarse pumice gel, metallic micro beads, Kroma Crackle, etc.
Student’s found Objects to put on your head: I could go on all day about this! Please text me if you need ideas… small metal or plastic parts to attach to head or inside, Remember, this head is foam so you can stick nails and things into it and it will stay!
Paint brushes – flat, filbert, round, and detail brushes recommended

Class Supply Fee: $45.00 Includes:
15 inch handmade head, cutting indentions in the head, found objects you might not have in your stash, lace, wire, extra paints, textures, brushes, gesso’s, joint compound, collage elements. I bring tons of supplies!