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Art Adventure at Shake Rag Alley
A Mixed Media Art Retreat! 

Thur–Sun, August 22–25, 2019

Immerse yourself in art making at Art Adventure. 

Four days of workshops in collage, assemblage, mixed media jewelry, and fiber arts, altered books, cement/mosaic, and more. All skill levels welcome!

Connect with other art adventurers, explore the charming art community of Mineral Point, and experience the magic of Shake Rag Alley, "the place that inspires creativity."


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19R236J-A - Assemblage Dear Dollies
August 24, 2019
Saturday, 9am-4pm
Deborah Petronio


19R236J-A - Assemblage Dear Dollies


19R236J-A - Assemblage Dear Dollies19R236J-A - Assemblage Dear Dollies19R236J-A - Assemblage Dear Dollies
 

Fairies, elves, ballerina dogs! In this class we will make several dolls to take home. You can make dolls of all different sizes. Share one with a friend, hang one on the Christmas tree, or just enjoy your creations! I will teach you techniques so that your doll will not only look great, but will last as long as you do! Assemblage is the art of connecting odd parts into a new creation. We will use antique doll parts, tins, lace, and hardware along with some interesting new choices to create your very own dolls. After taking this class you will be inspired to hunt up your own “parts” and get hooked on the wonderful world of one-of-a-kind dolls.

Materials fee covers
a kit containing everything to make one example doll that we will do together in class. I will supply all wire, Apoxy Clay, sewing supplies, use of power tools, safety gear, hardware, and paint to make more dolls.

Level: Beginner and above

Student Supply List:
To put your own stamp on yours dolls you are encouraged to bring your own parts for your dolls. Think old doll parts, old tins, old hardware….. I also use ribbons and vintage fabrics to make clothes. Think heads, bodies, arms and legs! I will have a lot of things for sale in class, so no worries if you don't bring things with you.

Other things you will need for class:
 - Jewelry pliers- flat nose, round nose and wire cutters (bring your own, or use Shake Rag Alley’s jewelry tools which will be available for use during class)
- Awl
- Paint brushes
- Embellishments: think rhinestones, lace, ribbons, fur, fabric, buttons…. Also lamp parts, old hardware, tins.

Tuition
$135
Materials Fee $20

Meet the Instructor: Deborah Petronio


This workshop is part of Art Adventure. For more info on this event click the link under Retreats in the right-hand panel.


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