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Transparent Stitched Color Pencil Book Tuesday, August 8, 9:00 AM  
Helen Shafer Garcia $145  
This is a(n) 6 hour workshop.

Student Level: All levels
Type of Workshop: Project
Prerequisite: None
Workshop Category:

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Working with color pencil on vellum is beyond fun. This simple book structure is a perfect way to create, draw, stitch, blend color, ink, collage, and paint on 2 different but compatible surfaces. The combinations of color will harmonize with each other, shimmering through the translucent surfaces. This book structure is an extraordinary multi signature simple bound book that can be easily constructed. You'll learn at least 5 different techniques in this workshop including color pencil techniques on vellum, drawing flora and fauna shapes, color mixing, acrylic painting with abandonment, and book binding to stitch signatures in place. This truly translucent book will entice you to add more pages later on. It's a book that will continue to change and become even more beautiful in time.

Kit/Materials Fee (payable to instructor at class time):

  • $12.00 includes:
  • Vellum
  • PVA glue
  • signature paper
  • oil pastels
  • waxed linen thread

Instructor Provided (for use in-class, and to share):

  • cutting tools
  • blender pens
  • other incidentals to use while we work

Student should bring:

  • Scissors
  • Metal ruler
  • 1 or more flat or round medium to large acrylic brushes
  • Acrylic paints - 5 or more bright colors
  • palette
  • Acrylic matt medium
  • Prismacolor Premier color pencils - 12 or more
  • 1 book-binding needle
  • Water container
  • #2B pencil
  • Permanent fine tip ink pen - black or dark color

Some workshops may require that you bring supplies or tools that you may not presently possess. If you'd like to place an advance order for jewelry supplies & tools for pick-up at the on-site store when you arrive at AU, contact:

SJ Jewelry Supply LLC
Email your order to: info@sjjewelrysupply.com
call: 602-956-0189

Questions: henstudio@cox.net
Website: www.helenshafergarcia.com