Classes July 2017

Please call or email to register for all classes. paperparachutenewsletter@gmail.com 503-533-4513. Also please bring basic supplies, scissors, adhesives, a few of your favorite small tools. Also, you might want an apron.

Thursday Technique Tags $5.00

Thursday, June 29th 11:00 am and 1:00 pm – Color Burst & Stencils

Thursday, July, 6th 11:00 am and 1:00 pm –  Spray Inks

Thursday, July, 13th 11:00 am and 1:00 pm – Canvas tags

Thursday, July 20th 11:00 am and 1:00 pm –  Transfers with gel Medium

 

Dimensional Wood Plaques $25.00

Saturday, July 8th 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

            We will do a Mini Finnabair-Style plaque with dimensional pieces of metal, clay and fabric, covered wih gesso. We will add paint and waxes to give us a chance to try some of the new products before the BIG Weekend with Finn! Bring your favorite brushes. Taught by Helen.

Mixed Media Club $10.00

Saturday, July 8th  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CANVAS! In this club we will wander off the page and work on a canvas! We’ll do some molding paste techniques, we’ll use stencils and acrylic paints, we’ll use tissue papers with mediums, and who knows what else! Bring a canvas to work on – somewhere between 5×7 and 12 x12. Bring a few Acrylic Paints, Liquid or Gel Mediums, Gesso and Molding Paste. Bring a Water Spritzer, Palette  Knife, Brushes, a few Stencils, Cosmetic Sponges and a few focal point Stamps/Images you would like to use. Bring an Apron, Paper Towels and Baby Wipes. Please register in advance. Lead by Helen

 

Art*ee Part*ee Open House $5.00

Friday, July 14th anytime between 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm

A Part*ee for Everyone! We will offer 4 different Make & Takes from 4 different artists, covering a variety of techniques and tastes. For July, we will have a PET THEME!  There will be refreshments (and alcohol) along with lots of Give-a-Ways! You MUST register in advance at paperparachutenewsletter@gmail.com or 503-533-4513. PLEASE BRING BASIC KIT.

 

Somethin’ Fishy about Illuminatas! $25.00

Saturday, July 15th 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

            In this class you will be making 3 cards and a gift card holder. You’ll be using fish Illuminata clear stickers on each card. We’ll be using  iridescent papers, gel pens, die cuts, sticker trims, and sand/glitter. Please bring Basics (scissors, adhesives, etc.) plus Copic markers IF you have them. Taught by Andy.

 

 

 

Sketcher’s Club $10.00 (Drawing)

Saturday, July 22nd 10:00 am – 12:00 pm NEW DAY

100 FACES!

            We are sketching FACES! Practice, practice, practice! It’s the only way to get better. We will use teachings from Dina Wakley and Jane Davenport’s books to get us started. We will add exercises by working on tracing faces to work on our hand/eye coordination. Lead by Helen

 

Fantastic Beasts Collage Oracle Cards $25.00

Saturday, July 22nd 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

            There are so many fun stamps and collage images of mythological creatures and I (Helen) have a HUGE collection I want to share! I don’t know how to describe these small works of art, but we will work on chipboard pieces about 5” x 7” to collage our favorites. Bring your intuition and any images you have and we will create until the dragons come home! Bring liquid or gel medium, scissors, and a brush or two. Taught by Helen

 

True Colors Workshop – PINK $10.00

Sunday, July 23rd 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

            This art journal workshop will focus on a different color each month. In the spirit of the 2003 Somerset magazine/book “True Colors” we will take a little time to explore and be inspired by color. Bring a journal of any type that will take a bit of water (gesso pages if needed or desired) There will be stamps, stencils and pink appropriate ephemera and collage materials. There will be some paints and crayons and iron to add wax. Please bring adhesives, scissors and any of your own paints, stamps, stencils and collage stuff that PINK inspired. Lead by Donna Bauermiller