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Come join Bobbi Oliver and create a polymer mixed media Art Doll. Sculpting head and hands in clay. Learn how to create a sturdy armature for your Art Doll any size in full realistic proportion. Create an interesting engaging pose and dress your doll in as simple or as elaborate clothing as you choose. We will explore making simple patterns for clothing and shoes and how to make your clothing look realistic and natural on the doll. Open to new doll makers and even more techniques for more experienced doll makers and previous students.
Cost of Kit $50.00
Kit includes: Everything needed to make a simple version of the above doll as well as a step by step information handout to you can go home and repeat what you have learned. Except for what is required you to bring see list.
You need to bring:
Needle nose plyers, full size not jewelry plyers
Pen and paper for notes
Basic sewing kit
Sewing cloth type tape measure
Skein of cheap wool, black if you have it any color will do
1 spool (black) Gutermann polyester thread, M782-100 Metre
A square of craft felt that goes with your below preferred colour scheme or bring black felt square
For clothing pattern making or to wrap clothing -
Bring cotton fat quarter fabrics in colours/patterns that look good together, choose tiny scale patterns on the fabric or I prefer abstract, tie dyed patterns to checks, stripes or large flowers or other. If you want also add silk fabric, fur, leather and other embellishments. Think in small scale textures or designs.
IF you want me to bring you 2 fat quarters of cotton and a piece of felt to match that complement each other and assorted ribbons and embellishments in a kit. Add $25.00 to kit cost and your colour preference. Purple, Blue, Red, Pink, brown, green.
The technique for making woodcuts is the same as for linocuts, but the result is different due to the grain of the wood when printed.
This workshop is for beginners and more experienced printmakers alike.
We will complete two plates to be overprinted.
KIT COST $65
Relief printing inks to share
Woodblock which will be cut in half – two halves for each student.
A 4” brayer
A baren which includes woodcutting tools.
5 sheets Hosho paper A3, 1 large sheet Japon Proofing paper A2, 5 sheets of rice paper.
Shellac (for sealing the plates).
STUDENTS TO BRING
Any additional paper to print onto. This could be paper with a print on it already. Rice papers are good. Not magazine paper.
Palette knives. Plastic is ok.
Pencil and pad for notes.
Paint brush (any kind will do).
Tea bag paper might be nice.
Some acrylic paint if you have it.
I will have additional supplies for sale if required.
Using Apoxie Sculpt, foils and findings you will create a unique Wallhanging
Details and pics coming soon
KIT COST $35 which includes.....
1. Hot Glue Sticks 12mm
4. Friendly Plastic (strips & pellets)
Other Bits Supplied for Use
1. Plastic Tub
2. Masking Tape
3. Acrylic Paints/Varnish/Rub & Buff
4. Silicone Moulds
5. Teflon and Silicon Sheets
6. Hole Punch
8. metal pans
9. Rub and Buff
YOU NEED TO BRING:-
1. Hot melt glue gun that takes 12mm glue sticks (electric or gas)
2. Old dishcloth or towel
3. Hair band/alice band (anything to keep hair of your face whilst we’re casting)
4. Heat gun
Feel free to bring along any silicone moulds or paints of your own.
KIT COST $
You will create a fun colourful mosaic using ceramic tiles & learning various cutting techniques. Size approx 300-300.
KIT COST $25
Class notes, kit to make your masterpiece, tiles, glue,grout & patterns.
STUDENTS NEED TO BRING-
We will begin sketching outdoors, then complete the work in the studio.
Composition, colour and texture will be covered. We will be using Acrylic paint along with Charcoal, ink, pastels and collaged elements.
We will be using sticks to draw with.
This workshop is for all levels from beginner to advanced.
KIT COST $65
A3 paper pad with 12 sheets of heavy paper.
Acrylic Gel Medium: I will bring this to share.
Gesso: I will bring this to share.
Set of brushes
STUDENTS NEED TO BRING....
Acrylic paints: Red, Blue, Yellow, Black and White or what you have.
Collage papers of your choice: These can be from magazines, wrapping paper or even your own handprinted papers. i.e. Jelly prints. (thin paper is better).
3 Spray bottles for water: Can be a recycled bottle with sprayer.
Palette knives for mixing paint.
Palette – can be a plate or a disposable palette.
A notebook. Pencil/Pen.
Apron and wipes for hands.
Hat – as we will be going outside initially.
A photographic printing process that produces a cyan blue print using UV light and salts. Make you own personal blue print picture.
YOU NEED TO BRING:-
Pam will let you know wnen you purchase your kit.