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Start The Magic Canvas Workshop
$49 + HST


Date: Saturday, April 12th, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (3 hours)
Skill Level: All Skill Levels
Focus: Technique, Design and Composition
Location: Subscribers Lounge
Price: $49 + HST (This DOES NOT include your Marketplace pass!)

Please see below for images and a video about this class!

Class Description

All you need is a blank canvas to "Start The Magic!" This course is for anyone who would like to learn more about using mixed media in scrapbooking. Mixed media is exciting because it extends your creativity beyond the boundaries of traditional scrapbooking pages.

Beginners will gain skill, understanding and confidence using mixed media products, while experienced scrapbookers will gain new ideas and techniques to use on their projects. This class will allow you to experiment with gesso, stencils, mists, and chipboards. You will learn how to add dimension to your projects without adding bulk.

During this class, you will have the opportunity to be creative and use your own imagination to create 2 canvases (1-15.5 x 20" and 1 smaller 8 x 10" canvas). You will use the techniques to create your own original work of art! Personalize your projects and bring along any handmade flowers, old lace or damaged costume jewelry like pearls or brooches.

Students should bring 1 large photo (8x10 is best), preferably in sepia or black and white (however a colour photograph is acceptable). If you want to use a photo on the second smaller canvas, please bring a photo that is 6x4" or smaller (or 2 photos of different sizes to choose from).

If you have any questions feel free to contact Agnieszka Bellaidea via the ScrapFest forum.

Students need to bring to class

Basic tool kit plus the following items:

  1. A large photo, (sepia or black and white works best)
  2. A second photo that is 6x4" or smaller (e.g. wallet sized)
  3. Any broken costume jewellery, shells, handmade flowers, lace
  4. Used or expired gift card/credit card/hotel card
  5. Archival ink in black and/or sepia archival plus a couple of other colours you prefer
  6. Block for stamping
  7. Plenty of 3D adhesive foam dots, double-sided tape
  8. A good liguid glue
  9. Scissors or cutting tool you like to use for "fussy cutting"
  10. A tool for distressing
  11. Golden light modeling paste or similar modeling paste if you have any
  12. Heat tool (if you have one, we will have some to share in class)
  13. Apron
  14. Sponsors: Bo Bunny, 13 Arts, Scrapiniec

    Take a look at Agnieszka's video to see more details about this class!

    Start The Magic Canvas Workshop Video


    A basic tool kit contains the following items:

    • 12"x 12" personal trimmer
    • favourite pair of straight-edge, micro-tip scissors
    • favourite adhesives- both wet and dry
    • black and brown ink
    • black archival journaling pen
    • paper piercer and mat
    • regular hole punch
    • ruler
    • pencil and eraser
    • corner rounder (optional)
    • stapler (optional)
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