Mixed Media Explorations - Gelli-plates, Collage & Encaustic

$360 + $120 Material Fee

Course Code
CRS-ADU-21068
Skill Level
All Levels
Date
  1. June 21 - 24, 10AM - 4PM
Location
3-201 High Street Southampton, Ontario N0H2L0
Ages
16+

This four day immersive exploration of texture, colour and process provides an overview of several artists "toolbox" techniques to add interest, complexity and originality to your mixed media collages.

Day 1 Create a multitude of gelli-plate prints using acrylic paint,  employing stencils, masks, and overprinting. Gelli-plates are a simple and fun way to make mono prints!

Day 2 Students make their own OOAK papers, 4 types (rust,  water media, drawing media, and ink) with at least 2-4 large sheets of  each type.

Day 3 Collaging all papers created so far. Adding chalk paint as needed. Collaging a central image. 

Day 4 Finish with encaustic.

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will learn how to create their own one-of-a-kind papers. 
  • Participants will learn how to bridge water media to encaustic. 
  • Participants will learn the basics of how to paint with encaustic.  
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