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Butterfly & Octopus Easel Canvas Boards


Duration: 1 day 09:30am - 4:30pm

Price: £50

Run by: Brigitte O'Brien
at Let's Be Creative Ltd

01730821192

Pear Tree Barns
Rogate
Petersfield
West Sussex
GU31 5BP

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About the Course

Join us for another excellent day of creativity and fun with the lovely Brenda Brown making 2 easel canvas boards.

These two Easel Boards are created using a 5 x 7 inch canvas board and adding an easel to the back so they can be stood up. They are great to display on their own as a piece of art in their own right or they can be used to send someone a very special greetings card.

Butterfly Board

The ‘Lost and Found’ vintage rust board uses paints and layered embellishments and you will mix your own blends of colours with Brenda’s help to create your own colour palette and then ‘age’ it so that it takes on a more vintage timeworn appearance.

Octopus Board

Do you love the distress oxide inks? Here is your chance to play with some to create this ‘Under the Sea’ octopus board. We will layer colours and use a simple stamping technique for the background. To finish off you will use stamped and die-cut pieces to finish the design. If there’s time you can use the same techniques to make another one varying the design, stamps and embellishments.

Delegates should bring a general craft kit with the following items:-

paint brushes,
palette knife,
a small piece of sponge/cut ‘n dry foam,
small water spritzer,
brown distress ink with a blender,
a heat mat and a heat tool.

If you have these items you might like to bring them along.

fish,
shell,
seaweed  or sea creature stamps that you would like to use
distress oxides in these colours
faded jeans,
iced spruce,
broken china,
worn lipstick
vintage photo.
We will of course have some on the table to share around – but if you have your own it could save you some waiting time.

Should you not have any items for your basic craft kit or any of the above items you will be able to purchase them from us. We will shortly have an online store, in the meantime drop us an email with the list of items you would like and we will send you an email with prices, you can then order form us and collect on the day.

Bookings for this workshop will close on the 15th May 2017

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All the main materials are supplied and included in the cost of the workshop, we do ask you to bring a basic craft kit with you together with the items listed above.



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Course Start Dates

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

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