Paper Mosaics with Patti Euler
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Are you a collector of art supplies that you hope will one day become a part of your latest creation? Are you storing some beautiful papers or other supplies and just waiting for the right instructor or inspiration to guide you along? If you answered yes to these questions then this course is perfect for you.
“Paper Mosaics with Patti Euler” is so much more than just paper and mosaics. Patti has created a course that teaches so many techniques that can be used for a transformational, beautiful piece of artwork that can be displayed in a variety of ways.
In this course you will learn:
- Patti’s favorite materials and tools
- How to prepare the substrate and tiles
- How to add the adhesive to the tiles
- How to choose the best paper palette
- How to cut/tear the paper
- How to create a balance of color and texture with the paper
- How to add bling and glitz to your paper
- Patti’s tried and true methods for cutting the paper into perfect squares
- How to adhere the paper to the tiles
- How to measure and apply the tiles for a very clean look
- BONUS: Three ways to frame your paper mosaics
Patti has been teaching this technique for many years, and many of her students have created countless paper mosaics. Once you have learned Patti’s methods, you will be able to use your collection of beautiful and unique papers to create for yourself or to give to loved ones. The sky's the limit for how many paper mosaics you will be able to create!
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 (4:49)
StartPDF for download. Kit available for purchase.
StartCourse overview (1:54)
StartMaterials overview (2:26)
StartPreparing your substrate and tiles (8:01)
StartAdding the tape to the tiles (4:50)
StartLet the fun begin: Choosing your paper palette (6:59)
StartPatti's technique for tearing the paper (13:32)
StartAdding the contrast color paper (5:35)
StartAdding the bling paper (4:23)
StartUsing glitter in all the right ways (4:21)
StartStamping the paper (6:25)
StartCutting the paper into squares (7:42)
StartAuditioning your tiles (4:42)
StartPatti's technique for adhering the paper to the tiles (3:08)
StartLining up the tiles for the final step (5:05)
StartMeasuring and applying the tiles to the substrate (10:22)
StartSuccess! Wrap up and thank you! (0:46)
StartBONUS! Three options for framing and displaying your Paper Mosaics (4:20)