Our June meeting will include Maureen Gasek presenting a mini-workshop on acrylic techniques. Techniques may include alcohol resolve, lifting, texturing, ragging and sponging. Studio fee of $5 will apply.
Canvas board, canvas pad or other substrate that is gessoed (we suggest two 8x10" substrates, or one 11x14" or 12x16" substrate that can be marked off into sections)
Acrylic paints (heavy body or fluid will both work)
Palette or stiff paper plate
Container for water
Soft, small sea sponge
Assortment of mark making tools: bubble wrap, onion bag netting, tissue paper, T-shirt bags, etc.
Plastic tablecloth (if you have one)
2. "ELEMENTS" RECEPTION, FRIDAY, JUNE 24
The reception for the "Elements" exhibit at the Norris Gallery in St. Charles will be held Friday, June 24, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. An electronic invitation will be sent to you soon, and postcards should be available in the next few weeks. We need to furnish the refreshments for the reception. If you are willing to bring something, or to help set up/clean up, please contact Barb Arntzen at email@example.com so she can coordinate.
3. NO MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR JULY
4. GET YOUR MCS RETREAT RESERVATIONS IN!
Our retreat this fall will again be held at Camp Alexander Mack in Milford, IN. Dates are Thursday, October 27 thru Sunday October 30. Entire cost for 4 days, 3 nights, and 8 meals is only $160! Deposit of $75 should be in by June 15. See Tania Blanco for registration forms or click the Retreat tab on the blog to print your own.