Paint & Fiber Mixed Media Hoop 7/17
Paint & Fiber Mixed Media Hoop 7/17
Paint & Fiber Mixed Media Hoop 7/17

Paint & Fiber Mixed Media Hoop 7/17

Regular price $60.00
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Only 15 items in stock!

Create your own design with acrylic paint, a bit of embroidery, and yarn collage to create a unique blend of mediums…framed by an embroidery hoop for displaying. Make it as complicated or as simple as you like. Skills will be taught step-by-step.

This workshop is great for beginners and all levels, especially those that think they are not creative. You can DO this! Bring a friend, or meet new ones. It's sooo relaxing.

Teens ages 14 and up are welcome! 

When: Sunday, July 17th // 12:30 - 3:30pm

Skills Needed: No experience necessary!

Skills Learned: Beginning acrylic painting, basic embroidery, and yarn collage

Materials: All materials provided in class. However, bringing fibers of your own can enhance your art and make it more personal:)

Instructor: Barbara Balkin

Artist Barbara Balkin, owner of Back Gate Studio, teaches workshops for all ages… Weaving, after-school Art Classes, Children’s Art Camps, Adult Paint Nights, Ceramics, Art Parties, and more.

“I provide a supportive atmosphere for exploring and broadening your creative experience. Step-by-step you’ll learn new skills, develop the self-esteem that comes with accomplishment, and have something wonderful to take home.

“In my own art practice, aside from painting, my passion for the last several years is creating Branch Weavings and Woven Wall Hangings. I create my own looms on locally sourced branches (though I’ve been known to weave on some pretty odd objects, too!). My work is heavily inspired by Idaho’s amazing natural environment. I mesh these surroundings with memories of family camp-outs and Hawaii vacations, blending interesting combinations of color and texture. Savoring the slow meditation of the weaving process, I seek to create visual distance and depth in my work."

Handmade sweaters and hats will last generations if made with the right materials.

Your talented stitching (beginner’s included) deserves to be supported with quality fibers and the right tools!