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Autumn Oaks, Falling Leaves: Patina Painting on copper Wednesday, July 31, 9:00 AM  
April Bower $145  
This workshop is 6 hours.

Student Level: All
Type of Workshop: Process
Prerequisite: None
Workshop Category: Metal-working, Painting

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Using a variety of Patina products, we will create a unique piece of wall art celebrating the coppery colors of fall on genuine copper sheet. Use of heat, patinas, dyes, & oxides and real leaf stencils, to cover a 11" x 14" cradle board with the copper for a finished piece that captures the beauty of autumn. It will be a fun, creative expression of nature you will be proud to display.

Learn stencils, patinas, adhesives, sealers and finishing techniques.

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

  • $45.00 includes:
  • wood cradle board 11" x 14"
  • copper foil 15" x 20"
  • use of all supplies to create

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

  • All Stains and patinas
  • Adhesives
  • Solvents & sealers
  • Disposable gloves
  • Pressed leaves for stencils
  • all misc needed tools & equipment

Student should bring:

  • Sharpie marker
  • scissors
  • spray bottle for distilled water
  • smaller inexpensive artists style paint brushes
  • Heat gun and extension cord
  • tweezers
  • paper towels

Optional:

  • Your own pressed leaves if you like
  • matte knife with new sharp blade (or exacto)
  • brayer or rolling pin


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 Jewelry Supply store when you arrive at ARTU19, contact:

SJ Jewelry Supply LLC

Please note that SJ Jewelry Supply has an extensive selection of products but not all of them may appear on their website. If in doubt about the availability of any product, a simple phone call will get you the information that you desire.

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Email your order to: info@sjjewelrysupply.com
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call: 602-956-0189


Some workshops may require that you bring paints or supplies that you may not presently possess. If you'd like to place an advance order for paints or supplies for pick-up at the on-site Mixed Media store when you arrive at ARTU19, contact:

Beach Flea Market

Email your order to: beachfleamarket@sonic.net
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call: 707-486-6262


Questions: AprilBowerJewelry@gmail.com
Website: AprilBower.com