Alcohol Inks Tiles: Landscape and Snowman taught by Sylvia Benson
December 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm CST
IN PERSON CLASS
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 a landscape and using stamps so even the first-time alcohol ink artist will have success. Leave with two completed 6×6 tile paintings. Class fee includes 2- 6” x 6” tiles to paint and miscellaneous supplies.
Paint a snowman all decorated for Christmas and an early winter landscape with stamped trees.
Please bring a selection of colors of alcohol inks. If you need to purchase them, Wet Paint sells a set that includes 6 colors (rich gold, blanco blanco, lime green, sapphire blue, senorita magenta, sunbright yellow), a 1/2oz empty bottle, a mini spray bottle, twin tipped sharpie. Students will have use of the instructor’s extensive number of ink colors.
This is an IN-PERSON indoor class.
In keeping with the standards of other educational settings in our area, we are asking that students and instructors wear masks during in-person classes at Wet Paint. If you are having any COVID or cold-like symptoms even if you have been vaccinated, please do not come to the class. Thanks!
Ticket Instruction: You must choose a quantity to activate “get tickets”.
Artist 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. ”