The Thread That Weaves: Creating a Mixed Media Artist’s Book

presented by: Sitka Center for Art & Ecology

Starts:Monday, July 15, 2013  10:00 AMEnds:Monday, July 15, 2013  4:00 PM
Cost:

$240

Location:

Sitka Center for Art & Ecology

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
56605 Sitka Drive
Otis, OR 97368

Event Description:

Embark on a journey of creativity and exploration as you construct a mixed media, unique artist’s book that reflects your life, memories and dreams. Using the Oregon coast and the Pacific Ocean as your muse, construct a book with heavy watercolor paper, rice papers, muslin and silk. Use vintage, textured and handmade papers along with gesso and matte medium to make beautiful, multi-layered surfaces for the pages. Finally, embellish your work with paper, metal bits and ephemera that you connect, stitch, wire, tie, wrap, hang, and weave to create a book you will be sure to treasure.

About the Instructor

Roxanne Evans Stout is a mixed media artist, workshop designer and instructor who lives and creates in the Pacific Northwest. Her artwork often takes the form of a book and is always inspired by the mountain and river lands that surround her home. Her work has been published and shown throughout the United States and is also featured in “The Pulse of Mixed Media” by Seth Apter. IHer work has been published in several online collaborations and art zines and nationally in Cloth Paper Scissors. 
Website: www.rivergardenstudio.typepad.com

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