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Alcohol Ink Tiles: Birch Tree+ Floral Project taught by Sylvia Benson
February 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm CST
This class has nearly filled, please call the store to register at this time 651-698-6431 Monday, February 17th 2-4pm Fee: $61 includes kit of 6 Pinata Alcohol inks and 2 ceramic tiles Learn techniques for painting on ceramic tiles with alcohol inks. Enjoy what the beautiful vibrant colors of alcohol inks can do by letting the inks flow together and using simple tools to make textured elements in the paintings. There will be step-by step instruction for painting birch tree forest and vase of flowers so even the first-time alcohol ink artist will have success. Leave with two completed 6×6 tile paintings. Class fee includes a kit of 6 Pinata Alcohol inks to keep and 2- 6” x 6” tiles to paint. Students will have use of the instructor’s extensive number of ink colors as well as the kit colors. Artists bio: Sylvia Benson is from Mahtomedi, Minnesota. She started her art career in the 70’s with watercolor. After retirement in 2000, she worked as an artist in residence in elementary schools, taught at Concordia in St. Paul, at The Phipps, and the White Bear Center for the Arts where she is currently teaching. You can see her art in the Kelley Galleries in Hudson and Woodbury, and the WBCA in White Bear Lake. Her disciplines are in watercolor, encaustic, and alcohol inks. Her basic philosophy includes the concept that , ”The arts are among the highest aspirations a society can attain, and my inspiration is to be a part of that. ”