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Intro to Image Transfers

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

Discover how to turn your photos into paintings in this hands-on workshop, and create four mixed media pieces that are perfect for gifts! Learn the simple process of transferring laser and photocopied images onto your backgrounds using acrylic mediums, and learn tips and tricks to speed up the process and ensure a successful transfer each time. Explore different ways to build rich backgrounds with a variety of techniques, including collage, using products such as Crackle Paste, and creating the look of gold leaf with Fluid acrylics. Finally, finish off your pieces with acrylic gels such as the sparkling Glass Bead Gel and the resin-like gloss of Self Levelling Gel, and learn different recipes for creating the soft look of encaustic with just acrylic products. 

Cost: $95, all materials included - including four small wooden panels, acrylic paints, gels, mediums, pastes, and collage papers,.
Space limited.

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

Earlier Event: October 28
Intro to High Flow Acrylics