Workshop | The Heart Knows - The“Nitty Gritty” of Plaster with Jen Cushman
Get down to the “Nitty Gritty” and join Jen Cushman for three quick and pretty workshops. Jen’s traveling from her home base in Arizona to the East Coast and she just had to make a quick stop at her favorite art store with the most talented customers! (Jen’s words, not the Queen’s but we’ll take it!) As part of her fly-by to The Queen’s Ink, In true mixed media fashion she’ll be teaching a variety of quick and pretty techniques in plaster, resin, paper collage and jewelry. In each of the three workshops , Jen will cover the nuts and bolts , the “Nitty Gritty” of style and skill . If you're thrifty, one or all of the "Nitty Gritty,” quick and pretty workshops are just for you! We hope you will join us. Read details below.
The Heart Knows - The“"Nitty Gritty” of Plaster
Guest artist: Jen Cushman
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Time: 10:30 – 1:30
Class Fee: $38.00
Description: Hearts are not just for Valentine’s Day! For Jen, hearts and houses are constant symbols in her work about the most important things in her life; her family and friends and the shelter they provide through the good times and the bad. Learn how to work with Rigid Wrap, a lightweight plaster gauze to create a sweet shabby heart that’s still beautiful even though it’s weathered many a storm – just like us! Paint effects and collage techniques up the ante on this plaster heart. Finish off this charming heart with beautiful Sari ribbon. Rigid Wrap is a great product to use in sculpture, assemblage, and on many different surfaces to create texture.