CreateMixedMedia.com is excited to announce the first in a 3-part series of Mixed Media Book Club webinars with Mary Beth Shaw! In April, she welcomes Sue Pelletier, author of the brand new book, Collage Paint Draw! In this hour-long web seminar, Mary Beth and Sue will talk about techniques and projects from the book, share artwork, talk about how to discover and use personal imagery in mixed-media collages and using unusual materials in your art. And as usual, they’ll then take audience questions.
With your purchase, you’ll receive a unique registration link to join the live event. After the live event you’ll receive a recording of the full webinar plus a demonstration video in which Mary Beth combines techniques from the book to create her own project.
Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: 1PM Eastern (Click here to find out what time the event takes place in your timezone.)
Where: Your Computer (Be sure to check GoToWebinar’s system requirements ahead of the event to make sure your computer or personal electronic device has the correct software.)
For a sneak peek at the techniques Mary Beth demonstrates in the follow-up demo video, here’s a material list of items used!
- stretched canvas and canvas panel
- rigid wrap (plaster wrap) + warm water
- Stencils- Sue Pelletier for StencilGirl Products Cowboy Boot and Loose Dress (9×12″ size)
- JoSonja’s background craft paint, variety of colors
- Fineline standard applicator
- Golden High Flow Acrylics, variety of colors
- dense foam sponges
- collage papers, ephemera
- Uniball Fine Point pen
- matte gel medium
About the Host
Mary Beth Shaw is the author of Flavor for Mixed Media and Stencil Girl, a columnist for Somerset Studios magazine and the owner of StencilGirl Products. She has embraced mixed-media painting because she loves to play with art supplies. Mary Beth’s spontaneous process utilizes pastel, ink, marker and acrylics layered with various collage, texture and three-dimensional materials. Living in Wildwood, Missouri with her husband and three cats, Mary Beth is passionate about every moment of life. Find about more about her at mbshaw.com, stencilgirlproducts.com and mbshaw.blogspot.com.
About the Guest
Sue Pelletier is an artist, mother and teacher, not always in that order. She has taught elementary school art in Dover, Massachusetts for twenty-five years. The spontaneity and expression in children’s art has always been an inspiration. Sue has a BA from Saint Michaels Collage in Vermont, where she majored in fine arts and elementary education and an MFA from the Pratt Institute in New York, where she majored in painting.
She has been published several times in Cloth Paper Scissors as well as in Somerset Studio and various other Stampington magazines. Sue’s artwork has been on four magazine covers. She also has two DVDs with Interweave featuring textural surfaces and innovative ways to use mediums in your art. Sue teaches online classes, and she teaches internationally with mixed-media events as well as smaller, more intimate venues in studios and shops around the country. She has been a guest columnist for CreateMixedMedia.com.
Check out her blog for more bits and pieces of her work and life: www.suepelletierlaughpaint.com and on Facebook.