In this unique two-day workshop, participants will learn the techniques of digital image transferring while creating distinctive, one-of-a kind prints onto a variety of surfaces, including wood, metal foils, and fine art papers. Day two takes the initial results further with the incorporation of mixed media including watercolors, oil paints and encaustic wax. This hands-on workshop is for artists and photographers seeking more creative options for their imagery. Emphasis is on exploration and experimentation.
I test drove this workshop a few weeks back with some good friends and got some really great results! Many thanks to Jen Bull Wood and Christi George for helping me fine tune the experience that is coming to TSKW this February!
With the images above, Jen first distressed the transfer film before transferring it onto watercolor paper. She then hand colored the image with water color pencils and dipped it into encaustic wax.
For the following images, Christi used a white transfer solution to release her image onto a metal foil substrate. She then added encaustic wax and paints, and applied oil pastels into scraped limbs details of this tree.
On Day 1, Jen first distressed and then transferred this awesome image of her son Silas onto tissue paper. Day 2, she took that image, attached it to a canvas and encased it with encaustic wax and paints.
And finally, this last image…a happy surprise. When Jen transferred this image to tissue paper, it bled onto the craft paper underneath it…totally unintentional….love it’s soft focus and ghostly feel!
I am also teaching an Image Transfer Class for Kids on Saturday February 13th from 10am-12pm.