Sunday, July 24, 2011

Openings in Waxed Paper Workshop

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“Waxed Paper”
Friday, August 19 - Sunday, August 21. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Minimum: 8 students. Maximum: 15 students. $525. $100 deposit required
Many contemporary artists use paper wrapped over birch panels or paper as a collage element in their work. This three-day workshop goes one step further by providing participants experience with making their own paper and using the paper as a support for their work. Students will explore the ways in which paper can be wrapped, glued, stretched, pulp painted and made into sculpture. Then, using wax glazes, oil sticks and a variety of mixed media techniques, students will transform these amazing supports into works of art.
Instructor: Michelle Belto. BA Education, MA Fine Arts and Consciousness, John F. Kennedy University. 30 years experience as performer, educator, visual artist. Work in public and private collections throughout the US. Teaches encaustic painting and studio art with an emphasis on hand-made paper and wax. Author of Pulp to Painting: Exploring Paper and Wax is slated for publication in Fall 2011. To see more work:

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