Guest Teachers 2017

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Dina Wakley

November 16th – 18th

Paper Parachute is happy to host 3 art filled days of classes with Dina Wakley. Take all the classes or choose your favorites. Call to pay with a credit card 503-533-4513 or come in the store. We must have payment to hold your spot. We will also be offering a lunch all 3 day or you are welcome to bring your own bag lunch, and Paper Parachute will provide beverages for all. Refunds of store credit will be provided up to October 15th, after that ONLY if we fill your spot.

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 Painted Paper Collage Surprise $135.00

Thursday, November 16th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join me as we make painted papers and pool them together to create representational collages. We’ll create interesting textures and marks on many different substrates. Then we will pool our papers to make collages of faces, birds, flowers….even abstract works! We’ll talk about composition fundamentals and also strive for interesting and unexpected elements that surprise and delight. This is a fun day of acrylic techniques and play.

  • Basic tool kit: Ranger craft sheet, scissors, water container to clean your brushes, baby wipes, paper towels, paper plate or palette paper to use as a palette (or you can just use your craft sheet). You may also want a small notebook and a pen for taking notes.
  • Your art journal. 

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Media Board Shrine $75.00

Friday, November 17th 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join me as we make an interactive shrine out of Media Board. We’ll construct the shrine out of board and Dina Wakley Media tape. Then we will fill it with overlapping tags, full of mixed-media, painty goodness. Stamping, painting, coloring….fun!

  • Basic tool kit: Ranger craft sheet, scissors, water container to clean your brushes, baby wipes, paper towels, paper plate or palette paper to use as a palette (or you can just use your craft sheet). You may also want a small notebook and a pen for taking notes.
  • Your art journal.

 Joy of Scribbling and Coloring $75.00

Friday, November 17th 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Who doesn’t love to scribble and color! Join me as we use new Dina Wakley Media Scribble Sticks to make backgrounds and also to color images, draw, and make interesting marks. This class is chock full of scribbly, colorful techniques for all your mixed media play!

  • Basic tool kit: Ranger craft sheet, scissors, water container to clean your brushes, baby wipes, paper towels, paper plate or palette paper to use as a palette (or you can just use your craft sheet). You may also want a small notebook and a pen for taking notes.
  • Your art journal.

 Multi-Surfaced Journal Exploration $148.00

Saturday, November 18th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The new Media Journal is full of varied, interesting surface: burlap, canvas, kraft, and handmade watercolor paper. Come to this class to play and explore all the surfaces. A journal is included in the class price. We will stamp, stencil, paint, cut, print, tip in, tear, and have a great day of journaling, playing, and experimenting.

Please bring: Basic tool kit: Ranger craft sheet, scissors, water container to clean your brushes, baby wipes, paper towels, paper plate or palette paper to use as a palette (or you can just use your craft sheet). You may also want a small notebook and a pen for taking notes.