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Collage and Transfer Weekend Workshop

  • Hello Studios 1735 Courtwood Crescent Ottawa, ON, K2C 3J2 Canada (map)

Discover how to turn your photos into paintings and create four mixed media masterpieces in this hands-on workshop. Over this weekend, you will:
- learn the simple process of transferring laser and photocopied images onto your backgrounds using acrylic mediums
- learn tips and tricks for incorporating your transfers into a piece, troubleshooting, and various layering techniques
- work with different materials, such as collage papers and Crackle Paste, to build up rich backgrounds for your images
- learn how to create your own faux gold, silver and copper leaf using Fluid acrylics, to use as a background and to embellish your pieces  
- discover how to get the soft, translucent glow of encaustic and the smooth, high gloss look of resin using just acrylic mediums and gels - including different formulas and recipes for various wax and resin looks, and tips for successful application
- how to use washes and glazes to unify your piece and more

Explore some new materials, learn some new techniques, and go home with four finished pieces and a ton of new ideas! 

Cost: $ 235.  All materials included- including four cradled wooden panels; Golden Heavy Body, Fluid and High Flow paints; Golden gels, mediums and pastes; collage and tissue papers; product literature and step-by-step handouts, and Golden sample kit to take home.   

Earlier Event: October 6
All That Glitters
Later Event: October 27
Luminous Color