Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Stephanie Rubiano Teaching This Weekend

We are so excited to have the talented Stephanie Rubiano at Paper Crown for two classes this weekend, Sat., Nov. 17th & Sun., Nov. 18th. Stephanie is a native Texan from Austin with a unique style that combines vintage with smart sass. If you have never taken from Stephanie, you are in for a real treat. I promise you will walk away with some treasured projects, a new knowledge of tips and techniques and extras to inspire you at home where you can sharpen your new knowledge.


Stephanie was featured in this summer's issue of Where Women Create and the most recent issue of Somerset Studio.
First up!
 


 
 
Plastic Perching Pixies
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
10-5
Stephanie Rubiano, $105 + $20 kit fee
6 hour workshop
All skill levels welcome

 
Class Description:
 
This workshop is a reboot of my popular ‘Perching Pixies’ class where we will utilize the magic of inkjet shrink plastic rather than wood to create tiny 3D standalone artworks!  I will show you simple decorative techniques to add color and pattern to your shrink plastic pieces.  We will then add metal hats, wings and other accessories to the pixies using cold connections.  Ways to engineer the proper seating for your wonderful plastic creations will be discussed and demonstrated.   Come and enjoy a relaxing day where we will revisit an old childhood friend and give it an artful makeover!

Kit fee:  $20
 
Kit will include 2 sheets of shrink plastic with printed imagery, miniature nuts and bolts, socket wrench, wood blocks, small perch for a pixie, handout with directions
 
 
students should bring: 

Objects for your pixies to perch on or in (toy blocks, tiny cups, game pieces, etc.)

Pencil    

Small scissors (I like Fiskar’s 5”)

X-Acto knife

Ruler

Favorite trims and treasures

Cutting mat

 Optional:
Thin gauge metal from candy, tobacco, cookie tins
 
Tin shears (Fiskars Microtip Soft Touch scissors work well)
 
 

 
 

Cabinet Card Curiosities
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
10-5
Stephanie Rubiano, $105 + $20 kit fee
6 hour workshop
All skill levels welcome

 
Class Description:
 
 We will use original cabinet cards and cdvs (tiny cabinet cards) to create wonderful cut outs!  You can make a single one to stand alone or create a grouping to grace a shelf!  You will learn how to use a jeweler's saw and work with metal (drilling, cutting, etc.).   Techniques to color and decorate the cards will be explored as well. To further accentuate your pieces, lightweight accessories will be crafted from inkjet shrink plastic. So gather some of those monochromatic cards you have lying around and give them some personality!!  

 
Kit fee: $20
3 Cabinet cards
Imagery printed on shrink plastic
Saw blades
1/16” eyelets
Needles

 
Supplies students should bring: 
Pencil    
Small scissors
Awl or needle tool
Ruler
Favorite papers, trims and treasures

Optional: These tools are great to have in your toolkit and you won’t have to wait in line to use mine!

 Jeweler’s saw frame (110-134  www.riogrande.com)
V-slot bench pin (110-010  www.riogrande.com)
Favorite colors of embroidery thread
Thin gauge metal from candy, tobacco, cookie tins
Tin shears (Fiskars Microtip Soft Touch scissors work well)
Cabinet cards (4 ½” x6 ½”)
 
 
To sign up  for classes, call Paper Crown at 254 224-7436
 

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