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Intro to Image Transfers /Acrylic like Encaustic and Resin

  • The Art House Cafe 555 Somerset Street West Ottawa, ON, K1R Canada (map)

Discover how to turn your photos into paintings and create three mixed media pieces in this hands-on workshop. In the morning, learn the simple process of transferring laser and photocopied images onto your backgrounds using acrylic mediums. Learn tips and tricks for incorporating transfers into a piece, troubleshooting, layering techniques, useful tools and more.

In the afternoon, learn how to get the soft, translucent glow of encaustic and the smooth, high gloss look of resin using just acrylic gels and mediums. Discover different formulas and recipes for various wax and resin looks, and learn tips for successful application. Apply these finishes to your transfers, and go home with three small finished pieces!

Cost: $95, all materials included - including three small wooden panels, acrylic paints, gels, mediums, pastes, and collage papers - plus samples to take home
Space limited.

Note: Feel free to bring your own laser-copied images to incorporate into your work - details/suggestions will be emailed after registration.

Later Event: February 24
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