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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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19R237C-A - Abstract Journal Bliss
August 25, 2019
Sunday, 9am-4pm
Nicole Austin

19R237C-A - Abstract Journal Bliss

19R237C-A - Abstract Journal Bliss19R237C-A - Abstract Journal Bliss

Let’s spend the day immersed in our art journals learning how to create luscious, layered, textured, colorful abstracts! We’ll start off by creating our own unique collage paper, using a variety of mixed-media art materials and techniques. This will give us a chance to learn how to combine colors and textures and to create pieces to use later in our journals. It’s also a way to practice with the materials and techniques such as: gelli printing, texture plate rubbings, watercolor and oil pastel resists, layering spray inks, adding paint pen marks, drips and splatters. We’ll move to our journal pages where we’ll build layers of oil pastels, acrylic paint, spray inks, and more. Then we’ll add bits of our special collage paper plus play with a variety of paper from our own personal stash as well as my favorite papers: vintage ledger, music and book pages, patterned paper, handmade paper, patterned tissue paper – just to name a few!  

Materials fee includes
a kit full of my favorite collage papers, texture and stencil tools, Stabilo Marks-all-pencil plus shared use of: acrylic paint, spray ink, oil pastels, Stabilo 3-in-1 pencils, gelli plates, brayers, texture tools, stencils, stamps, collage paper, tissue paper, and collage images.

Level: Novice and above

Student Supply List:
*Art journal (my favorites are the Canson XL and Strathmore mixed media journals). Be sure they are mixed-media weight paper for best results. 9"x12" or larger, if possible

Tuition $125
Materials Fee $15

Meet the Instructor: Nicole Austin

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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