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ECO-DYE FLOWER PRINTING ON PAPER Saturday, June 22nd | 10 AM - 1 PM (EST)



ONLY 10 SEATS AVAILABLE


Learn how to take flowers and leaves and print their image on watercolor paper creating beautiful eco-dyed paper, which can be used in a variety of creative ways such as gift bags, cards, and boxes; wrapping paper; scrapbooking; digital art, and more!


Eco-Dye Flower Printing on Watercolor Paper
Eco-Dyed Flower Paper can be used for custom greeting cards and gift bags, scrapbooking, and more!

In this class you will create 8 – 5 x 7 inch sheets of eco-dyed watercolor paper using flowers and leaves layered between paper and sandwiched between two stainless steel wire mesh screens, then boiled in a big pot of rusty water!


While the “sandwiches” are boiling it’s time to eat your sack lunch if you choose to bring lunch with you. Sit back and watch the live demonstration on, “How to turn your paper into Gift Bags with Matching Greeting Cards.”  You will receive printed instructions and supplies needed to create 3 gift bags & 3 greeting cards at home once your paper is dry, using Eco-Dyed Paper created in class.


SUPPLIES AND TOOLS PROVIDED AT CLASS (STUDENT KEEPS):

2 – 6 x 8 sheets of stainless-steel wire mesh 

6 – lengths of aluminum wire 

10 – 4.75 x 6.75 sheets of cold press watercolor paper treated with Alum

1 – 9 x 13 inch aluminum pan with lid

2 – sets latex free disposable gloves


SUPPLIES PROVIDED TO CREATE GIFT BAGS AND CARDS AT HOME:

1 – Xacto knife with #11 blade

1 – 4 oz bottle of clear gel tacky glue

1 – palette knife

1 – burnishing tool

3 – 5.25 x 3.75 x 8 in craft paper gift bags 

3 – 5 x 7 in craft paper greeting cards with envelopes

3 – sheets of vintage fancy paper

3 – lengths of jute twine


TOOLS PROVIDED FOR USE AT CLASS - But you may want to bring your own too!

  • Needle nose pliers 

  • Fresh flowers, as well as ferns and leaves that are easy to press between two sheets of paper (coneflowers do not work well). Red and oranges produce well. Sometime purples and blues come out completely different than you would imagine.

  • Rusty nails, bolts, hinges, and bits of rusty stuff – Feel free to bring your own!

  • You may want to bring a pair of leather gloves. The wire mesh used can be prickly!

  • Please bring a sack lunch to eat during card-making demonstration. We have a microwave and refrigerator for your convenience. We ask that you do not leave for lunch for this will disrupt the flow of the class. Thank you.


CLASS DATE: Saturday, June 22, 2024

10 am – 1 pm


PRICE:

$65 - supplies included


LOCATION:

Bud's Creative Arts Center

5325 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

 

Kim Teems Fox has always been an artist and loves to dye paper with plants, create creatures from clay, draw cartoons and illustrations, and more. Most of all, she likes to share her creative passions and help others find their inner artist.

 

When Kim isn’t busy as president at FACES: The National Craniofacial Association, she’s at home in her art studio up on Suck Creek Mountain where the surrounding forest and family inspires her. She lives with her husband Gary, “The Hippy Fox,” their dog Copper, and cat Critter


Learn more about Kim and her art at RandomFox.com. If you have any questions about the class, email Kim at kim@randomfox.com


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ONLY 10 SEATS AVAILABLE


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