Tuesday, January 3, 2012

BEYOND THE VINTAGE METAL DECK, FEB. 4-5, TAOS, NM



Here are the descriptions & photos for each workshop. Please email me at leighannalight@gmail.com for price, supply list & more info

BEYOND THE VINTAGE METAL DECK- Taking the mystery out of working with metal

After many requests, I am happy to offer this 2 day version of the Vintage Metal Deck workshop.
If you have already taken the one day class, you will be
happily surprised by the new size of this deck as well as  new
techniques & information presented in this in depth workshop.
We will be creating a large deck of 10 metal cards, each 6 by 3 inches, & exploring a variety of ways to use &
distress metal, cloth, paper,  found objects, and you will learn a
boatload of brand new ideas & techniques!
You will receive in depth instruction on how to work with metal
including...
-applying texture to metal
-metal transfers
-a variety of ways to forge, distress & mark metal
-how to add ink & paint as a design element
-how to use a variety of patinas to change the look of the metal
-alternative ways to attach objects your work
without using glue
-brand new metal altering techniques
-how to correctly use tools & products, including the
dapping block & a few new surprises
-how to master object placement, composition & problem solving
-how to add texture & depth to your work
-composition & design concepts
-a variety of new surface design techniques
-how to create a cohesive, themed project

You will leave with a unique, beautifully embellished art deck that can be bound
by decorative wire or
transformed into a book or sculpture if you wish.

2 comments:

beskonechnost said...

how I am inspired by Your works! thank you!

angi eharis said...

aloha! i have loved your work forever! when are u coming to hawaii or how about an on-line class! i want to take your book class so bad,who knows, maybe someday!! keep on making beautiful art, aloha, angi in hana