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Holiday Cards with Gold Leaf

  • 02 Dec 2018
  • 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • WAS-H 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
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  • Member Registration
  • One monitor per class will receive discount in exchange for helping teacher with specific tasks. Registration code is given to those who have completed the training class.
  • Non-member registration fee is an additional $10.00 per day

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HOLIDAY CARDS WITH GOLD LEAF - Susan Giannantonio

Sunday, December 2
10:30am - 3:30pm    $50 

Here's a fun one-day workshop where we will create holiday cards and discover the tricks of gold leaf as you decorate your cards or small paintings.  First, we will use our imaginations to create a winter forest collage or painting on a few greeting cards or small watercolor papers.  Then we will experiment with gold leaf under Susan's playful guidance.

The photos are some of the cards made in last year's popular workshop.

Class will be over in time to attend the December Gallery reception downstairs. (There is no member's meeting or demo in December.)

Susan Giannantonio, lucholiz@gmail.com, 281-347-9043  Click here to visit her website.

Supplies: 

  • Package of any plain white greeting cards (watercolor paper not necessary) or watercolor paper to fold into cards.  Size is up to you.
  • A few junk mail advertisements or catalogs. 
  • Small selection of acrylics (any type): especially green, blue, white, red. 
  • Small amount of matte medium. 
  • Cheap brushes to apply acrylics & matte medium. 
  • Sheets of gold leaf i.e. ArtMinds Ready Leaf Gold sheets. 
  • Glue for gold leaf i.e. 2 oz Speedball Metal Leaf Adhesive Size. 
  • Soft (good) watercolor brush, ½ - 1” flat for applying gold leaf. Do not use this with the adhesive!

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