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CREATING COLLAGES FROM HAND PRINTED PAPERS AND MIXED MEDIA with Gaye Nieuwenhof
Learn to use a Gel plate to produce papers which can be deconstructed and formed into a new piece of frame-able work.
Kit Cost $60
*Jel Plate (Will be made in Class) Isopropyl Alcohol, Gelatine powder, glycerine, slice tray.
*Acrylic gloss varnish.
*Foam roller or two
*Dry wax paper (from Coles supermarkets)
STUDENTS NEED TO BRING.....
* A brayer (roller) if you have one.
* A couple of old credit cards.
* Craft knife
* Gel pen in black and white. At least bring a black one.
* Water container (yoghurt bucket is good)
* Some rags (Old tee shirts best)
* 1 piece of Matboard A3 size (any colour). Can be purchased as an off cut from a picture framer.
* Brushes for applying medium and paints. ( I will bring some for purchase from me)
A collection of found bits and pieces such as some bubble wrap (large and small dots), pressed leaves and grasses, plastic stencils, thin card such as used in scrap-booking, any old textured wallpaper or purchased textured paper,a box of cheap tissues, and anything that has a flat profile.
or Phone 0422968308
In this workshop I will teach you to create a hollow form fish using wire and Makin's Clay........yay !!! no more aluminium foil !!!
KIT COST $38
*500gm Makin's Clay
The approximate size will be 35cm tall.
I will prepare the heavy-duty wire form work, you may add more (softer) wire for extra detailing.
Not sure if painting will be done on that same day....we can always paint Sunday night.
STUDENTS NEED TO BRING.....
70cm tall including timber base
This is a workshop for those interested in learning how to use Paverpol to create
You will learn how to make a wire armature and attach it to the base.
How to build up the body shape and give it a realistic posture.
How to dress and paint your sculpture.
How to attach the head and hands.
KIT COST $45
Metal rod to hold armature .
Foil for body build.
Polymer clay for hands and head.
Half meter cotton fabric for dress.
Head and hands additional $15 if made by Janice
Provided for class use
Selection of Decorative fabrics for finishes.
Selection of trimmings.
Use of acrylic paints.
Buckets for washing hands etc.
Drill and glue.
Paverpol Sand to cover base
Scissors and apron.
As this is a large sculpture I suggest you bring an extra carry on bag if you are flying.
You will have a choice of creating your own head and hands
Saturday night OR I will provide a set for you on the day.
You will need to notify me 2 weeks before the retreat.
This is a full day workshop, I feel very confident you will finish.
You will use lino cutting and craft foam plates to print onto paper or calico.
KIT COST $60
STUDENTS NEED TO BRING....