Enchanted: mixed media characters with Susana and Mindy
Join Mindy Lacefield and Susana Tavares for an exploration into all kinds of Mixed Media Characters! We will have fun creating and being inspired by fables, movies, books, cartoons, and rides. Get ready because Susana and I have given you a heaping plate full of inspiration and heartwarming love into each of our characters. We each bring out own style to the characters and cherish the nostalgia of why we are drawn into this magical, enchanted space!
Details about the class and format:
Mindy will create:
Susana will create:
We have 2 guest artists:
She will be creating a project inspired by Rapunzel. Incredible, right?!
Mystele Kirkeeng is also on board as a guest artist! Just so stunning....Evil Queen!
Below is a supply list but most supplies will be touched on in each project. Here is a short list of what we'll be using. Please know that you don't have to go out an buy all new supplies. Use and experiment with what you have on hand already. I always encourage my students to watch the videos before getting any of the supplies.
Here is a sampling of the supplies we'll be using in this course for Mindy's projects:
prismacolor graphite pencil - 6b or 8b
catalyst wedge - no 6 (gray)
ephemera - old book pages, song books, old receipts, tissue paper, vintage tissue pattern paper, patterned napkins
collage pauge or mod podge - matte
1" foam brushes - michaels or any craft store
small brush for lettering
prismacolor colored pencils - a few of your favorite colors will be fine
cheap masking tape
boards and/or canvas - a mix of 9x12, 10x10. You can also work in your journal or use watercolor paper. It's up to you.
Some of Susana's supply list
neocolor II crayons ( ultramarine blue, olive, Russet)
oil pastels ( turquoise, yellow ochre)
ephemera such as tissue paper, music paper, scrapbook paper
watercolors or ink
white acrylic paint
brush black pen
paint colors you'll see Mindy using:
dick blick matte colors you'll see me use: green blue light, orange light, brilliant magenta,
americana craft paint - fiery red (neon) (found at michaels)
shimmer paint - Aqua (any shimmery paints are fine)
cadmium yellow light - blick