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Upcoming Classes, Events & Artist Retreats
Caitlin Dundon is delighted to offer the following upcoming Mixed Media Collage Classes and Calligraphy Classes in the Seattle area, as well as a variety of classes at artist retreats throughout the United States and Canada.

MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE & PRINTMAKING CLASS SEATTLE

Mixed Media Collage
Gelliplate Printing Workshop:
Luscious Layers, $99 SPECIAL Sign up today!

SATURDAY, April 22, 2017
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Greenwood Senior Center,
525 N. 85th Street, East Room, Seattle, WA 98103.

Explore your creative side in this Seattle mixed media collage class with the “Layers” theme. Make some art for yourself or for a gift. Gelliplates are a simple way to create single monoprints, by working with patterns and deli paper we can create ethereal, dreamy layers with collage. Students can work abstractly or with a subject in mind. Learn basic Gelliplate printing techniques to create patterns on deli paper. Learn more about Gelli plates here. You can even purchase your own if you like. No pressure – students are welcome to make their own prints, or use some I will be providing!

Gelliplate printing printmaking mixed media painting class Seattle“Mixed Media Collage Gelli Plate Printing Workshop” is a great Seattle class for beginners, and even non-artists, but also a wonderful class for artists of all experience levels to unlock their creativity.

Most tools and art supplies provided by the instructor (or feel free to bring your own brushes, 8″ x 8″ wood or canvas panel and other supplies or collage materials. Bring your own Gelli plate and brayer if you have one! )

gelliplate printing monoprinting deli paper creative class SeattleTools & Supplies provided by the instructor for sharing: paint brushes, acrylic paints (heavy body, fluid and craft acrylics), white gesso, acrylic soft gel, Gelli Plate printing presses and brayers, tiny spray bottles, waxed deli paper, xeroxed compass roses and architectural rosettes, decorative patterned collage papers, Pitt/Micron Pens, rubber stamp alphabets, pattern stamps and stencils, catalyst tools/q-tips, 3 illustration board for each student.

Students should bring – some paper towels, water container, baby wipes and an apron or painting shirt to wear. You are also welcome to bring a snack or covered beverage. Or your own wood or canvas 8″ x 8″ panel.

In this Seattle mixed media techniques class you’ll learn:

-basic acrylic paint monoprinting with Gelliplates and deli paper

-basic paper collage with acrylic soft gel

– painting/rubber stamping on tissue paper

-acrylic paint and gesso techniques

Students will create 3 collages by the end of class on 4-ply illustration board.

Sign up for the Mixed Media Collage & Gelli Plate Printmaking class today!

CALLIGRAPHY CLASSES IN SEATTLE

Fun & Fancy Calligraphy Jan2017 (1)Fun & Fancy Calligraphy 3 Week Course, $105
Tues, April 11th, April 18th, April 25th, 7 pm – 9 pm, GSC, Seattle, WA. More info.

Mon, May 8th, May 15th, May 22nd, 7 pm – 9 pm, Venue Ballard, Seattle, WA. More info.

Caitlin Dundon-Modern Calligraphy example1 Intro to Calligraphy: The Pointed Pen, $55
Monday, March 27th, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Venue Ballard, Seattle, WA More info.

Wed, May 31st, 7 pm – 9 pm, Venue Ballard, Seattle, WA. More info.

 

UPCOMING ARTIST RETREATS & CONFERENCES



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Portland, Oregon, Sheraton Airport Hotel
April 3rd – April 9th, 2017

Join other artistic souls at this fantastic artist retreat with classes and workshops by an incredible collection of instructors who are tops in their fields including: Jane Davies, Serena Barton, Jenny Doh, Mindy Lacefield, Rebekah Meier, Kitty Miller, Lulu Moonwood Murakami, Jesse Reno, Caitlin Dundon, Jacqueline Newbold, Carol Nelson, David Molder, Eric Scott, Catherine Anderson, Gina Armfield, Doris Arndt, Leslie Blackford, Denise Braun, Patti Calande, Clarissa Callesen, Ruth Chandler, Roxanne Evans Stout, Ruth Greening, Judy Gula, Chad Alice Hagen, Liz Kettle, Kelly Kilmer, Brenda Mattson, Lisa Pavelka, LeBrie Rich, Debbie Rijns, Lorra Lee Rose, Nancy Sacco, Susan Schenk, Helen Shafer Garcia, Eva Sherman, Kate Thompson, Jill Timm, Jean VanBrederode.

Attend full day, half day and evening classes in jewelry making, felting, oil painting, acrylic painting, mixed media techniques, batik, quilting, printmaking, glass etching, collage, journaling, bookbinding, assemblage, sewing and fabric arts, encaustic painting and art dolls.

Classes offered by Caitlin Dundon include:

Thursday, April 6th, 2017: 38 Mixed Media Techniques Journal

Saturday, April 8th, 2017: 38 Mixed Media Techniques Journal

Sunday, April 9th, 2017: Stamp, Stencil & Script Lettering

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Minnepolis, Minnesota, Crowne Plaza Aire
April 28th – May 2nd, 2017

Friday, April 28th, 2017: Photo Transfer Butterfly Blocks
Sunday, April 30th, 2017: Inktense Birds Journal
Monday, May 1, 2017: Spontaneous Painting