True West Gallery presents Haute Couture fashion designer Patricia Michaels’ two day parasol/umbrella workshop. Work side by side with Patricia learning her special techniques and design and paint your own parasol/umbrella! Only 8 places available so sign up now! Contact us at 505-982-0055 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The purpose of the classes is to enhance your knowledge of textiles and the many uses that are possible;
whether it be utilitarian, fashionable or art. I want to be bring out the unexpected so that your freedom
of expression will be touched trough the very fibers you are working with. Imagine and Release.....
July 7 & 8 2018
Umbrella Hand Painting Class.
8 places available
TOTAL $700.00 + Tax =
1/2 deposit is required
Bring 2 to 5 drawings that you would like to paint onto your silk umbrella.
Wear comfortable clothes & shoes that you don't mind staining.
Bring an assortment of paintbrushes, 4 absorbent rags, and containers to put your paints and chemicals in.
i.e. cream cheese plastic containers, yogurt, cottage cheese any plastic containers with lids.
All paints & chemicals, umbrella and daily boxed lunch will be supplied .
Pay 1/2 to secure your place in class and the balance upon arriving for the first day of class.
July 7 -2018
9:00 am to 11:00 am
I'll have a brief demo of design concepts and then we will discuss your designs.
11:00 am to 12:00 noon we will distribute supplies of paints, chemicals and Umbrellas.
12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
Break for lunch; you are welcome to come back early and organize your space at 12:30 or work on drawings.
1:00 pm to 2:00pm
I will work with preparation of painting on your umbrella so you can get started painting.
You will have the rest of the afternoon to paint and I will be there to assist you with any of your questions.
5:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Talk about where you are with your piece to evaluate what you need to do tomorrow.
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Clean up and get ready to stop for the day.
9:00 am to 12:00 noon
Paint and finish your umbrellas.
12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
Break for lunch; you are welcome to come back early to finish and work on your umbrella.
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Carefully line up your umbrellas for a critique and presentation of your umbrellas, while they dry.
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Watch a demo of how to heat set your umbrella at home.
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Invite your friends and family to see your work and sell it through the gallery if you want to.
5:30 pm to 6:00pm
Take your pieces home if they didn't sell or if they were just for display?
Photos are allowed during the critique and mini show if everyone is agreeable.
I don't want photos taking up time of doing your art.
Please no extraneous photos or texting during class.