Does gratification, achievability, and endless joy sound like a few words you would like to fill your day or creative time with? Are you looking to learn a new mixed media art technique with art supplies in your studio or art space?
If your answer is a resounding "YES," we have the perfect course for you!
We are thrilled to announce that Patti Euler has returned to CAO HQ, bringing with her another incredible course from her endless repertoire of tips and techniques. These methods are so versatile that your creative mind will be buzzing with new ideas.
Imagine learning a new technique and immediately infusing it into your artistic practice. Armed with just paper, stamps, embossing powder, and a handful of other materials, the creative world becomes your oyster.
Here's a glimpse of what you will learn in this course:
- Patti’s favorite art materials for consistent success.
- How to curate and choose different sections of stamps.
- How to create a grid of stamped tiles.
- How to color the tiles with distressed inks.
- How to expertly adhere the tiles.
- How to use embossing powder to create textured effects.
- How to add a border for a more polished finish.
- How to master the use of Glossy Accents.
- How to complete and frame your work for immediate display.
Mixed media art is a boundless realm of creativity with a multitude of techniques at your disposal. Once you've grasped Patti's Renaissance Tiles methods, the possibilities are endless. You'll soon find yourself crafting stunning greeting cards, unique trading cards, personal art journal pages, and exquisite framed art.
We cannot wait to witness the Renaissance Tiles you'll create!Patti has included a PDF for downloading of her favorite art supplies and materials.
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 (6:47)
StartPDF for downloading. Suggested tools, materials, and resources
StartCourse overview (0:53)
StartMaterials tour (2:46)
StartStart with stamping (7:50)
StartBuild the grid of sixteen tiles (9:38)
StartInking the tiles (7:21)
StartAdhering tiles to the grid (7:00)
StartChoosing and adding embossing powder (8:10)
StartAltering the embossing powder for the full effect (2:53)
StartAdding an embossing powder border to the canvas substrate (8:51)
StartAltering the embossing powder for the border (5:31)
StartPreparing the back of the canvas for framing (2:06)
StartPreparing and altering background paper for final framing (8:40)
StartAdding Glossy Accent and final details (10:21)
StartMore Renaissance Tiles for inspiration and Wrap Up! (2:01)