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FLOWER PRINTING ON PAPER/ECO-DYE
Coming Spring 2024
Learn how to take flowers and leaves and print their image on watercolor paper creating beautiful eco-dyed paper, which can be used in a variety of creative ways such as gift bags, cards, and boxes; wrapping paper; scrapbooking; digital art, and more!
In this class you will create 10 – 4.75 x 6.75 inch sheets of eco-dyed watercolor paper using yellow and orange flowers layered between paper and sandwiched between two stainless steel wire mesh screens, then boiled in a big pot of "rusty water!"
While the “sandwiches” are boiling it’s time to eat your sack lunch and sit back and watch the live demonstration on, “How to turn your paper into Gift Bags with Matching Greeting Cards.”
You will receive printed instructions and supplies needed to create 3 gift bags & 3 greeting cards at home once your paper is dry, using Eco-Dyed Paper created in class.
SUPPLIES AND TOOLS PROVIDED AT CLASS (STUDENT KEEPS):
2 – 6 x 8 sheets of stainless-steel wire mesh
2 – feet of aluminum wire
10 – 4.75 x 6.75 sheets of cold press watercolor paper treated with Alum
1 – 9 x 13 inch aluminum pan with lid
2 – sets latex free disposable gloves
SUPPLIES PROVIDED TO CREATE GIFT BAGS AND CARDS AT HOME:
1 – roll of 6 mm double-sided scrapbook tape
1 – X-Acto knife with #11 blade
1 – 4 oz bottle of clear gel tacky glue
1 – palette knife
1 – burnishing tool
3 – 5.25 x 3.75 x 8 in craft paper gift bags
3 – 5 x 7 in craft paper greeting cards with envelopes
3 – sheets of vintage fancy paper
3 – lengths of jute twine
TOOLS PROVIDED FOR USE AT CLASS - But you may want to bring your own too.
Please bring a sack lunch to eat during card-making demonstration. We have a microwave and refrigerator for your convenience. We ask that you do not leave for lunch for this will disrupt the flow of the class. Thank you.
Kim Teems Fox has always been an artist and loves to dye paper with plants, create creatures from clay, draw cartoons and illustrations, and more. Most of all, she likes to share her creative passions and help others find their inner artist.
When Kim isn’t busy as president at FACES: The National Craniofacial Association, she’s at home in her art studio up on Suck Creek Mountain where the surrounding forest and family inspires her. She lives with her husband Gary, “The Hippy Fox,” their dog Copper, and cat Critter.
Class $65.00 including supplies