Sunday, September 29, 11 a.m. Yvonne Allen has been playing with Yupo paper and that means she’s developed a creative new project for you. Yupo is a a synthetic paper, machine-made in the US of 100% polypropylene. It is waterproof, stain-resistant, durable and recyclable. This workshop starts with using alcohol inks to color the Yupo paper. There are tricks to this that can change the look and design of the color. Next you’ll cut the paper and use your pieces to create a collage. Yvonne will have templates for a sun, a flower and a bird, but you are encouraged to create a design of your own imagination. You will use the colored Yupo to create a collage on a 5 by 5-inch wood block. Paint pens will be available to embellish your design. Each participant will make two collage blocks. Yvonne will take your finished blocks home to apply a coat of resin which seals the artwork but also adds a thin, glossy surface for depth and polish. Once dry (in about a week) she’ll return them for you to pick up at Southwest Gardener. The finished collage blocks can stack, hang or sit on any indoor surface. Please bring your own scissors and dress to be messy. This is a two-hour workshop.
Cancellation policy: No refunds or store credits will be issued if you can’t attend a class. Instructors work far in advance to prepare materials for class and they are paid whether or not you come. No exceptions.