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New Photo Transfer Workshop

July 15, 2018

Photo Transfer Workshop
with Joanne Lomas

Turn your favourite photographs into treasured pieces of art!

In this workshop you will transform your chosen photographs by transferring a copy of your original photo to a surface and applying multiple layers of acrylic paint and gel medium. You may also collage various photographs on one piece. It is a fairly free exploration of colour, texture and image. Be as adventurous as you feel. This process does not always result in a “perfect” transfer of the image, but that is the beauty of chance.
All materials will be provided, you just have to decide on the photographs and take some thought as to how you might like to change or add to the image. What colours? What images might work together? Textures? Shapes? Joanne will be available to help with decisions along the way.
This is a 3 hour workshop, limited to 3 participants, with materials included. Cost is $75 per person. Novice and experienced artists are welcome.
Choices of Surface:
Wood board (wood grain visible)
Smoothed wood panel (white gesso surface)
Yupo/Terraskin (paper like products, white surface, durable, can be trimmed, can be framed)
Choices of Photographs:
You can use either colour or black/while photos, but the copied photo will be black/white. If possible, photos could be sent to me at 4 or 5 days before the workshop. I will then print the images on to paper which will be used for the transferring process. You are welcome to send a few choices and I will bring various sizes and numbers of your images to the workshop, ready to be transformed into astounding pieces of art! During the workshop it will be possible to make copies as well, so bring your original photos.
Contact Joanne directly to book your workshop in advance by phone at 705-790-3246, or by email
Available class times are:
Wednesday, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, 1:00pm to 4:00pm