Paper Boutique is pleased to announce that we will be offering a series of classes over the next several months. One series will offer classes on essential paper crafting skills and the second series will provide instruction on creating backgrounds using different media. These classes will be lead by Pat Schulz. Pat has written multiple articles for, Rubber Stamp Madness magazine on many of these techniques. In addition, Pat is the moderator of the Facebook group, Bister, Brusho, and Color Burst Enthusiasts.
Essential Paper Crafting Skills
Classes will include -
Tool kit essentials - what do you need to begin.
Inks - what are the different types of inks and when and how do you use them. Stencils and pastes - types of stencils and application methods.
Glitters, Glass and Mica powders - how to apply.
Developing Mixed Media Skills
This series of classes will focus on creating beautiful backgrounds to use in your journals, cards or scrapbook pages.
Classes will be offered on -
Alcohol inks - class one will teach the basics of application. Class two will feature advanced application on metal.
Color Burst - class will focus on using this dried pigment on watercolor paper, with stencils and sprays.
Distress Crayons - various procedures on how to use this product.
Gelli Printing - Class one will provide basic instruction while the second class will focus on layering and tape transfer methods.
Advanced Stencil - participants will learn wet and dry pastes application methods.