Monday, November 07, 2011

Ink About It Classes December 29th and 30th, 2011


Please contact the store at 978-392-0321 to sign up.

If you have any questions, please email me at EGorey99@sbcglobal.net

I hope to see you there!

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Thursday, December 29th

Journal This!
from 10 a.m. to Noon

Followed by
La Petite Muse
from 1 to 5 p.m.

Friday, December 3oth

PlayTime
from 10 a.m. to Noon

Followed by
Content: An Artist's Life
from 1 to 5 p.m.

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Thursday, December 29th

Journal This!
10 a.m. to Noon

Let’s put the journal back in art journaling. This is a collage class but it’s also about how to write, where to write and what to write. Pretty pictures are nice to create but let’s put some meaning and written words onto our journal pages. This class is designed to nurture and encourage you in the art of art journaling. I guarantee that there will be plenty of collage AND written prompts! You will walk out with several completed pages and your head will be brimming full of new ideas and possibilities!

Supply list: journal (or the instructor will have paper for you to work on), scissors, small selection of favorite collage ephemera, bone folder, cork back metal ruler, roll of waxed paper, roll of paper towels, permanent black inkpad, container to hold water, 1" brushes to glue (I like chip or bristle brushes) or a few of your favorite glue sticks


Followed by

La Petite Muse
from 1 to 5 p.m.

With your own hands and in your own style, construct a small, personal journal completely from scratch. You’ll start by choosing your own handmade and decorative paper to use as the cover and as the inside pages! Create your own unique book sewn by your own hands. After constructing the book, you will then learn a multitude of new collage techniques for working on the pages. This was one of my favorite journals to work in and I hope it will become one of yours!

Supply list: Scissors, small selection of favorite collage ephemera, bone folder, cork back metal ruler, roll of waxed paper, roll of paper towels, permanent black inkpad, container to hold water, 1" brushes to glue (I like chip or bristle brushes), a few of your favorite glue sticks



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Friday, December 3oth

PlayTime
from 10 a.m. to Noon

Ideas and inspiration are everywhere. Learn how to capture those ideas and make them your own. Utilizing the secrets of a variety of graphic artists and designers, we’ll take their techniques and use them as a jumping off point for our own visual mixed media collages. As always, a detailed handout is included with the class that is chock full of new and inspiring visual and written prompts!

Supply list: journal (or the instructor will have paper for you to work on), scissors, small selection of favorite collage ephemera, bone folder, cork back metal ruler, roll of waxed paper, roll of paper towels, permanent black inkpad, container to hold water, 1" brushes to glue (I like chip or bristle brushes) or a few of your favorite glue sticks



Followed by
Content: An Artist's Life
from 1 to 5 p.m.

Create a uniquely stitched tape covered, content filled journal using my favorite cardstock, paper ephemera, a plethora of deco tape, needle and thread. I quickly fell in love with this journal and carried it with me everywhere last summer as it is small enough for every day, on the go use. I loved how I could slip it in a Ziploc bag with a glue stick, some collage ephemera and a handful of pens. I worked on it every day, everywhere. You will learn how to blend and layer colorful ephemera and that leaving a little white space is good! This journal is definitely one of my most favorite books that I have ever worked in. I loved learning how to work with the open spaces on the pages, using pens, stencils, stickers and more. I can’t wait to share what I’ve learned with you! I guarantee you will love this journal as much as I did!

Supply list: Scissors, small selection of favorite collage ephemera, bone folder, cork back metal ruler, roll of waxed paper, roll of paper towels, permanent black inkpad, container to hold water, 1" brush to glue (I like chip or bristle brushes), a few of your favorite glue sticks


3 comments:

Kristin Wilkinson said...

I'll most likely be there, just to make the place more dangerous and unpredictable! The samples look great, as always!

Unknown said...

Your art is beautiful!

Kelly Kilmer said...

This Art That Heals-thank you for the kind words! Thanks for stopping by!

Artzy Diva-I hope to see you!!! :)