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  • All prices are in Canadian Dollars We have become more aware of the plight of bees and how we have a hand in it. In this 2 day workshop we will complete this small display box (measures 32 cm x 22 cm x 7 cm) using a variety of mixed media techniques. You will learn how to create a metal embossing "texture plate" from ornamental metal banding strips, to adorn our box with lead free pewter, using the Big Shot Embossing machine (or hand transfer embossing : ) We will use Silver leaf and paint techniques to further adorn our box and pedestal feet. To create the glass header piece we will use Rub-on images, rubber stamps, acrylic paint, alcohol inks and silver leaf to create a reverse glass distressed vintage look. You will learn how to make the small hand decoration using polymer clay, bead caps and epoxy clay as well as the header decoration and box corners. All supplies are provided and each student will also receive a tiny tin photo-frame and large metal bee (to be distressed with oxidizing patina and enhanced with silver leaf and crown embellishment) Cost : $195.00 CAD Skill Level : Beginner to Intermediate Location : NW Calgary Studio, AB Canada. You will receive an email with the address once registered. Date : Saturday and Sunday October 19~20, 2019 Time : 9.00 am to 4.00 pm on both days. Please bring : Your lunch, indoor shoes, apron. Coffee, tea, water and snacks are provided. Optional- rubber stamps (red rubber) and Rub Ons that you might want to use. I provide all needed but feel free to bring your own to add to the theme. Full payment on registration. Unfortunately no refund on cancellation - a credit valid for one year will be applied to future workshops. Please email elitia@pewterart.ca for more information.  
  • All Prices are in Canadian Dollars In this intense 2 day workshop you will learn a variety of embossing and mixed media techniques. The Captive Queen Project starts by us constructing a paper-mâché-bird with basic supplies. Our bird queen will be clad with silver leafing, and a beading mosaic and epoxy clay technique, will shape her wings and legs. The pedestal with rounded feet boasts a silver leafing technique and the each of the four sides will be decorated with embossed lead free pewter sheet. The metal embossing techniques detailed on each side of the cube, includes engraved and embossed lettering, high and low relief embossing, as well as a paint, ink and chemical oxidizing patina. Students will be able to personalize their project with ideas about colors, beads and text. All supplies are included but on day one we will discuss optional additions that you might want to incorporate. Cost : $195 Skill Level : Beginner to Intermediate Location: NW Calgary AB Canada- you will receive a detailed email with the address once registration is complete. Date : 2 day workshop : Saturday & Sunday January 25 and 26, 2020 Time : 9 am to 5 pm on both days Please bring: Your lunch, indoor shoes, an apron and a hair dryer. Coffee; tea and snacks are provided. Full payment on registration. Unfortunately no refunds on cancellation - a credit valid for 1 year will be applied to future workshops. Please email elitia@pewterart.ca for more info.          
  • This comprehensive Introduction to Metal Embossing DVD is available for Purchase through Artful Gathering Online Retreats at the Link http://artfulgatheringshops.com/product/metal-embossing-contemporary-techniques-of-an-ancient-craft/
  • In this two day workshop students will create 12 small 3.5 inch panels with pewter and polymer clay using two of the fabulous Artfoamies Succulents Stencils designed by Red Tin Roof. You will learn how to use the two stencils on lead free pewter sheet using the Big Shot embossing machine and adding hand embossed textures, tooling and oxidizing patina. You will create clay tiles using the stencils to transfer a low relief design onto polymer clay. You will make your own succulent molds as well as do clay hand building, applying paints and texturing techniques to create a ceramic look finish. All supplies are included as well as the Artfoamie Arizona and Phoenix stencils. Students will have a choice of applying the panels to a wood canvas ( finished with text tissue paper collage and paint techniques) and a cube, or a larger wood canvas only that will accommodate all 12 panels. Cost : $225.00 Skill Level : Beginner to Intermediate Location: NW Calgary AB Canada- you will receive a detailed email with the address once registration is complete. Date : 2 day workshop : Saturday & Sunday February 22 and 23, 2020 Time : 9 am to 4 pm on both days Please bring: Your lunch, indoor shoes and an apron. Coffee; tea and snacks are provided. Full payment on registration. Unfortunately no refunds on cancellation - a credit valid for 1 year will be applied to future workshops. Please email elitia@pewterart.ca for more info.
  • In this two day workshop students will create 12 small 3.5 inch panels with pewter and polymer clay using two of the fabulous Artfoamies Succulents Stencils designed by Red Tin Roof. You will learn how to use the two stencils on lead free pewter sheet using the Big Shot embossing machine and adding hand embossed textures, tooling and oxidizing patina. You will create clay tiles using the stencils to transfer a low relief design onto polymer clay. You will make your own succulent molds as well as do clay hand building, applying paints and texturing techniques to create a ceramic look finish. All supplies are included as well as the Artfoamie Arizona and Phoenix stencils. Students will have a choice of applying the panels to a wood canvas ( finished with text tissue paper collage and paint techniques) and a cube, or a larger wood canvas only that will accommodate all 12 panels. Cost : $225.00 Skill Level : Beginner to Intermediate Location: NW Calgary AB Canada- you will receive a detailed email with the address once registration is complete. Date : 2 day workshop : Saturday & Sunday November 16~17 2019 Time : 9 am to 4 pm on both days Please bring: Your lunch, indoor shoes and an apron. Coffee; tea and snacks are provided. Full payment on registration. Unfortunately no refunds on cancellation - a credit valid for 1 year will be applied to future workshops. Please email elitia@pewterart.ca for more info.