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ART CENTRAL'S 2018 WORKSHOP & DEMONSTRATION SCHEDULE

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Grown Up Finger Painting; Making your own paste paper with Mary Lou Johnson.
Saturday March 3rd, 10:30am-12:30pm
Fee: $20 with $10 Material Fee

Demonstration of making paste paper with paste and acrylic pigments, ink spray, stamps and texture tools. Using Arches Text Wove paper, to be supplied. Play stations will have all tools and materials needed. Paste paper can be used with multi media art, cards, hand lettering and book binding. Bring aprons, its messy fun. Take away will be small booklet including recipes, tips and samples to make in class.
Limited to 4 people per class.
Contact Mary Lou Johnson, 805-441-3246, mljohnson805@att.net for questions and registration.

 

Grown Up Finger Painting; Making your own paste paper with Mary Lou Johnson.
Saturday March 3rd, 1:30-3:30am
Fee: $20 with $10 Material Fee

Demonstration of making paste paper with paste and acrylic pigments, ink spray, stamps and texture tools. Using Arches Text Wove paper, to be supplied. Play stations will have all tools and materials needed. Paste paper can be used with multi media art, cards, hand lettering and book binding. Bring aprons, its messy fun. Take away will be small booklet including recipes, tips and samples to make in class. Limited to 4 people per class.
Contact Mary Lou Johnson, 805-441-3246, mljohnson805@att.net for questions and registration.

 

Abstract Silhouette Painting in Oil with Spencer Poulter
Friday March 23rd, 12-3pm
Fee: $40
This class encompasses creating a fun abstract background with use of oil paints and collage materials. the second half of the class focuses on cutting a silhouette from the background and pulling it forward with contrasting color. This is a three-hour class from 12-3pm at Art Central. Some materials provided. Other materials available for purchase at Art Central. All skill levels welcome!
To Enroll (559) 250-3081 or
 spencerpoulter@yahoo.com

 

Mary Lou Johnson: Introduction to Calligraphy with Italic Script
Saturday March 24th, 10:30am – 3:30pm
Fee: $40

Repeat of class offered last year. Introduction for beginners using a broad edge pen. Letter forms, proportions and a recipe for making Italic letters will be introduced. Beginners will learn to use proper pen angle and letter formation using pilot parallel pens and Speedball Nibs. Practice writing sentiments for greeting cards, such as Happy Birthday, Celebrate, Congratulations and other messages on Arches Text Wove paste paper, card stock and Canson papers to be used in following Card Capers class.
No material fee. Limited to 8 people.
Contact Mary Lou Johnson, 805-441-3246, mljohnson805@att.net for questions and registration.

 

Mary Lou Johnson: Cardzilla, DIY Greeting Cards Saturday April 21st, 1:30 – 3:30pm
Fee: $30 with $5 Materials Fee

Fast paced class will incorporate paste paper, hand lettered elements, back-ground stencils, embossing, lining envelopes, handlettering, stamping, assembling, stitching and folding. Card stock will be used for basic cards, with other papers discussed along with how to make custom cards. Meant to be an overview of basic tools and techniques with instructions for basic elements. Class members can make several cards and/or learn techniques to take home. Class members to bring scissors, exacto knife, ruler, pencil, eraser, glue stick and cutting mat along with their hand lettered or stamped sentiments.
$5 material fee for paper, envelopes and glue. Limited to 8 people.
Contact Mary Lou Johnson, 805-441-3246, mljohnson805@att.net for questions and registration.