Fran Skiles

Sun, October 2 to Sat, October 8 2022

Paper Collage: Printing/Painting with Fran Skiles

Medium: Collage

Level: All Levels

Location: Studio

Status: Wait List Only

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This five-day workshop emphasizes the process involved in creating semi rigid paper collages. Students are encouraged to work intuitively using a sewing machine, watercolor paper, Japanese and Chinese paper, acrylic ink, photography and acrylic paint. Students will work with and have demonstrations in painting, mono-printing, silk-screen, copy paper bonding, plus other techniques. These studies may become completed projects and/or works-in-progress. The workshop includes demonstrations, group discussions and individual critiques.

Note: There is a $40.00 materials fee for this workshop which includes Golden Fluid acrylic paint, Dick Blick Relief Inks, Japanese and Chinese papers, bamboo pens, plastic containers, and backup supplies for all listed above.

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About Fran Skiles

Fran Skiles was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated from West Virginia University with a BA degree in textile design. Fran is a full time studio artist, working in Florida and West Virginia. In addition to her art practice she teaches and lectures throughout the United States giving workshops in paper and fabric collage.

In the 1990’s, before making collage paintings, Fran made art quilts and exhibited them Nationally and Internationally. The venues included Quilt National, best of show 97’,  Visions, Quilt San Diego, British Craft Council’s “American Art Quilt Exhibition, Fiber Arts International and Art Quilts; America of the Millennium in Strasburg, France

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Rates & Enrollment

Day Student Tuition: $740.00

Full 5-Day Package*: $1,892.00-$2,060.00* + Service Charge & Tax

*5-Day Workshop Package includes: Tuition for 5 full class days, 6 nights of dinner, lodging, breakfast, daily cookie and fruit breaks, unlimited coffee and tea, and welcoming wine and cheese reception. Your choice between a room to yourself (single occupancy) or bring a friend and split a room (double occupancy).

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