Silk Painting Introduction - Kathy Leuck Oct. 24 and 25, 9:30-12:30 $103/$110/$117
Each student will have a basic knowledge of how to use Dy-na-flow silk dyes by Jacquard and a Sumi brush to paint 2 habotai silk scarves. A short history of silk painting and silk will be discussed. Students will have written instructions on how to set their silk and care for it when it needs to be washed. A brief description of gutta and resists will be demonstrated as well as printing on silk with stamps and using Spectra Art Tissue paper to color silk. For the students in the 2 day workshop, we will stretch a piece of silk on a frame and learn to apply a gutta or resist before we paint.
Go with the Flow/Beginning Alcohol Ink - Pam Griner - Wednesday, January 18, 11:30-2:30 $36/$40/$44
Spend a relaxing afternoon exploring the process of painting with alcohol ink.
In this class you will learn about the medium, the different brands of ink, the paper
that works best with the medium, and how to create simple abstract and landscape
paintings. This will truly be a stress-free environment as we examine how the ink
flows and how to manipulate it for the effect you desire. Beginner (all supplies included).
InkTastic/Intermediate Alcohol Ink - Pam Griner Wednesday, February 8, 11:30-2:30 (paper included) $35/$39/$42
In this class you will expand your knowledge of working with alcohol inks and discover various painting techniques to create a more advanced look to your work. You will learn to go beyond dropping or pouring the ink onto the Yupo paper. Pre-requisite – basic alcohol ink skills. Intermediate - Pre-requisite – Beginning Alcohol Ink (paper included).
Inkfinity/Advanced Alcohol Ink - Pam Griner - Wednesday, March 15, 11:30-2:30, 11:30-2:30 $39/$43/$46
This is the course many of you have been waiting for! You will be introduced to some new techniques and will learn how to improve some of the methods you have been using to paint with inks. We will explore the addition of other mediums (including Encaustic Wax) to your ink painting and truly broaden your ink horizons in this exciting and BOLD class! Advanced - Pre-requisite – Intermediate Alcohol Ink (paper included).
Intro to Encaustic Wax – Pam Griner – Thursday, May 18, 1:00 – 3:00 – $36/$38/$40
This will be a very basic class just to familiarize students with the medium. We will explore several different techniques and tools for creating beautiful art using hot wax. The wax can be used alone, over other mediums, or on various substrates. Space is limited - Supplies will be included. Beginner