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Monday to Friday, SEPTEMBER 3 to 7 — 9:30 am to 4:30 pm      
at the Burritt's Rapids Community Hall

Both of us are SO excited to be teaching our fabulous LOVELY CREATURES 5 Day Book Art Workshop (based on The Exquisite Corpse) this September in the delightful hamlet of Burritt's Rapids, in the historic Community Hall, less than an hour south of Ottawa! You’ll be playing with acrylic paint, Seth's 7 new mind blowing texture mediums, collage, stamps, stencils, poems, very short stories, quotes + phrases, vintage imagery…

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Join us for this very special, five day mixed media book art workshop! Inspired by The Exquisite Corpse, you'll create LOVELY CREATURES in three parts — the top third of the page is a head, the middle of the page is, well, the middle and at the bottom of the page are legs and feet. Each page is sectioned into three parts, enabling you to turn each one individually and discover a new LOVELY CREATURE. What fun!!!

Over the week you'll create this awesome mixed media book and a fabulous box to house it in using paint, collage (including images and text), mixed media, stencils and stamps. While there will be a few fun, short collaborative exercises to spark ideas, you will be creating your own pages, covers and box. There are so many techniques and mediums to explore!!!

Seth will show you how to use his 7 new mixed media textures that will blow your mind! Best of all, they will be available for purchase. In addition to book binding and box making, he will be highlighting techniques involving mark making, surface design, stamping, stenciling, writing, stitching, and texturizing.

Holly will show you how to use her favourite mixed media techniques and materials. In addition to book binding and box making, she will be highlighting techniques involving collage, transfers, scraping, peeling, layering and of course, words.

It's a whole week for you to dive deeply into the making of a piece of book art filled with these LOVELY CREATURES, supported by two knowledgeable, enthusiastic teachers!

Curious beginners to experienced artists and book artists are welcome!
SEATS ARE LIMITED

SIGN UP!

$500 USD + material fee (amount tbd) payable at workshop
Register by sending full amount of $500 in US funds to shap97@gmail.com via PayPal
Full refund available if you cancel by July 3

 

 SETH'S 7 NEW MIND BLOWING TEXTURE MEDIUMS

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Our schedule, subject to change, is as follows:

DAY ONE
DEMOS
Fun collaboration exercise to give you fabulous ideas
Pick images from provided stash, your own stash
Doodle some imagery
Decide what will your theme be
Play with how imagery will go together

DAY TWO
DEMOS
A second fun collaboration exercise
Construct the book — paper + boards supplied cut to size
Add imagery to the book

DAY THREE
DEMOS
Embellish book pages with paint, stencils, stamps...
(Seth’s gorgeous new products will be available!)

DAY FOUR
DEMOS
Fun writing exercise
Construct the book box— boards supplied cut to size
Embellish the box

DAY FIVE
DEMOS
Create small scrolls with messages or poems to add inside the box
Finish off the book and the box
Add any further embellishments as desired
Show and tell

 

Curious beginners to experienced artists and book artists are welcome!
SEATS ARE LIMITED

SIGN UP!

$500 USD + material fee (amount tbd) payable at workshop
Register by sending full amount of $500 in US funds to shap97@gmail.com via PayPal
Full refund available if you cancel by July 3


MATERIAL LIST
We are compiling this :)

 

Check out Seth's videos on YouTube! 

You will need to bring a lunch to eat or plan to eat out—Merrickville is only 10 minutes away.
You'll also want to bring a painting apron to protect your clothes—we are going to get messy!

 

Questions?
HOLLY  studio@hollydean.com   613-207-0815
SETH  shap97@gmail.com

 

This workshop is being held at the historic Burritt's Rapids Community Hall