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Sat, Feb 25

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Newport Visual Arts Center

Passport to Art 2023: Gel Plate Printing

Gel Plate Printing with Wendy Schwartz. Explore the world of mono printing using squishy gel plates that make printing without a press easy and fun. Acrylic paint, stencils, masks, and mark-making are combined to produce amazing papers.

Passport to Art 2023: Gel Plate Printing
Passport to Art 2023: Gel Plate Printing

Time & Location

Feb 25, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 NW Beach Dr, Newport, OR 97365, USA

About the event

Explore the world of mono printing using squishy gel plates that make printing without a press easy and fun. Acrylic paint, stencils, masks, and mark-making are combined to produce amazing papers.

This event is part of our Passport to Art hands-on introductory learning series. Journey to intriguing new creative destinations–exploring an array of artistic techniques while enjoying bites and beverages.

Tuesday, February 21 – 5pm-8pm Adults 21+ CLICK TO REGISTER

Saturday, February 25 – 1pm-4pm Adults and youth in grades 6+ (Note: Youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult) CLICK TO REGISTER

No skill or experience necessary! Crafted for beginners, you’ll learn and explore new mediums and techniques in a friendly, hands-on environment. (But experienced artists are welcome, too!) And you’ll leave each class with a souvenir—a unique piece of art created by you.

Choose your own adventure! Attend just one class, a few, or join us for the whole series!

$35 per class. Materials and refreshments included. Scholarships are available. If funds are a barrier, please inquire.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS SERIES! Visit: www.coastarts.org/passport-to-art

GIVE A PASSPORT AS A GIFT: Click Here

When you gift a passport, the receiver gets to “choose their own adventure”, selecting whichever technique they’d most like to explore.

Wendy Schwartz recently retired and relocated to Newport, Oregon after owning Stampadoodle, a Paper Crafting and Art store, in Bellingham, WA for 29 years. She has a master’s degree in education from San Diego University. Wendy has over 30 years of experience teaching a variety of art and craft classes, including, bookbinding, mono printing, mixed medium and collage, paper making, stamp carving, and card making. Helping students to explore and expand their creativity has been Wendy’s greatest joy.

Minimum students: 5 Maximum students: 12

Questions? Contact Sara Siggelkow, Arts Education Manager, at ssiggelkow@coastarts.org or 541-574-3364

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