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Paste Paper: Playing with Color and Texture

TEXTure Gallery & Art Bar
Event organized by TEXTure Gallery & Art Bar

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This class will be a free-form exploration, with guidance and suggestive technique of course, mixing colors and working textures into them to create vibrant papers to use for writing, books, decorative embellishment etc. Other embellishments such as gold leaf, glitter and dry pigments can be added for extra decoration. All ages and skill levels welcome.
Instructor: Manuel Murillo

This is a 4 hour class
Sunday, April 15th
12pm - 4pm

The course is $55 and includes all supplies, mark-making tools, embellishments and two LARGE full sheets of paper to cut down into your preferred sizes for paste-painting.

+ Brushes for applying paste paints - you will need at least one brush at least 1" wide - two would be better. A Wide Hake brush or other wide bristle brush even, just for applying water will be helpful. Soft nylon brushes work well for this. You may find a range of any other, wider and smaller brushes for your personal use to be helpful.

Additional Supplies: (OPTIONAL)
+ other papers you want to try working on
+ any personal mark-making tools - combs, paint brushes, sponges, chopsticks, rubber stamps, scrapers, anything that may leave an interesting impression or dragged mark
+ any acrylic paint colors you might want to make a paste with
+ anything to add into the wet paste as an added embellishment - gold, glitter, dry pigments, acrylic inks, etc (the finer, the better)