Are you storing a set of dominoes in your closest or art supply bin? Are you thinking, what would I ever use these for? Well, it's time to dust off those dominoes aka bones, and who better than Patti Euler, the Queen of Ink, to teach you how to turn these boring white surfaces into whimsical art.
In this online course exclusively here at Create Arts Online, Patti will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring that you gain the skills and knowledge to create this unique and intentional mixed media art project.
In this course you will learn:
- How to use Patti's custom-made frame
- How to strategically place the dominoes for the best composition
- How to stamp the dominoes with artful intention
- How to seal the stamped dominoes
- Using Patti’s favorite adhesive how to assemble the dominoes in the frame with precision and finesse.
- How to use the dominoes as miniature canvases for other artistic creations
This course is designed for art enthusiasts of all levels who seek to transform ordinary dominoes into extraordinary works of art. Whether you want to create heartfelt gifts for loved ones or elevate your personal art collection, this course will equip you with the skills and inspiration to achieve just that.
So, if you're ready to breathe new life into those once-forgotten dominoes, come join Patti Euler on this creative journey and discover the endless artistic potential in these little bones. Get ready to re-imagine the world of mixed media art with dominoes, and you may never look at them bones the same way again!
Patti has included in this course a PDF with her suggested list of materials and resources. As well as a link to purchase the frame and other materials from the Queen's Ink supply store.
Patti Euler is the owner, driving force, and creative spirit behind The Queen’s Ink, a unique retail shop and studio overflowing with the finest in mixed media arts supplies, paints, papers, and much more, meant to inspire creativity in all who enter her royal domain. She also is an artist who is always passing on the skills she has developed to others, and exploring new mediums and techniques within her own work. Patti’s goal is to help people “Refine their technique and transform their art” by acting as a catalyst for artists, from the novice to the skilled artisan.
Following a 27-year corporate career as a National Account Manager for AT&T and Lucent technologies, she turned her attention to the role of creative entrepreneur and visionary. Her personal artwork has evolved over the years by exploring and finding opportunities to make unexpected, creative pieces, using unusual materials, and quirky found objects. She has won awards for her ManneqArt sculptures, and has had work featured at the Ocean City Arts Center. Methods employed in these pieces have brought a new energy and excitement to Patti’s mixed media art journey. Patti is also a Golden Artists Educator. You can see more of Patti’s art at her studio in Savage Mill.
Patti’s warmth and vibrancy has touched the lives of many throughout the 21 years she has reigned at The Queen’s Ink. Her generous spirit flows through everything she touches and her classes are full of laughter.
StartIntro and personal interview with Patti and Tami (6:29)
StartMaterials and Resources PDF for download. Kit available from The Queen's Ink
StartCourse inspiration and overview (1:17)
StartVisual materials tour (2:54)
StartPainting the frame (3:41)
StartAdding gold flourishes to the crown (3:27)
StartCreating the dominoes composition (8:20)
StartPatti's technique for stamping the dominoes (9:05)
StartHow to seal the stamped images (6:29)
StartHow Patti adds in her alcohol inks for color and highlights (7:21)
StartHow to glue down the stamped dominoes (2:36)
StartAdding final touches to the flourishes (8:34)
StartHow to glue down the flourishes (3:11)
StartHow to create other stamped bones! Wrap up and Thank you! (1:39)