Mixed Media Explorations - Gelli-plates, Collage & Encaustic

$360 + $120 Material Fee

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All Levels
  1. June 21 - 24, 10AM - 4PM
3-201 High Street Southampton, Ontario N0H2L0

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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