ArtFusion Event by K. Boyd

Wed, September 20 2017, 8:00 AM - Sun, September 24 2017, 4:00 PM [EST]

84 Blue Ridge Circle, Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States

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REGISTRATION

Event Pass Partial Approval -$45.00

Sales end on -09/14/2017

Weekend Pass must be purchased to participate in after class activities, including Fauxtini, Artist Bingo, live entertainment.

Companion Pass Partial Approval - $20.00

Sales end on -09/24/2017

Spouse/Companion is welcome to attend Fauxtini party and other Event activities with the purchase of a Companion Pass.

BAS-- IT's How You Spell Relief (2) day class Partial Approval -$350.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Wednesday, September 20 - Thursday, September 21 Class length: Two day Instructor: Ellie Ellis Class Description: Bas-relief is a very unique form in the decorative arts today. Learn what it takes to create a good bas-relief which gives the illusion that the images are emerging from the surface of the panel and not simply stuck on top of the panel Learn to mold, carve, and sculpt your way to the depth, beauty, and texture of bas-relief.

Carved Concrete - (2) day class Partial Approval - $450.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Two day class. Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24 Cindee Lundin Carved Concrete

Stunning Canvas Art with Unusual Stencils Partial Approval -$255.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Sunday, September 24 Cynthia Davis Class Description: Create gorgeous canvas art boards using Wallovers stencils in ways you never thought of. We will use metallics, paints, plasters and other texturing products and include techniques using tools such as wallpaper brushes, cut squeegees and more that you can have endless possibilities for creation when you leave the class. You will leave the class with ideas and inspiration to create many more art pieces and make money right out of your studio!

Way Beyond Gilding Partial Approval - $225.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Sunday, September 24 Aliya Riaz You will learn how to lay metal leaf in its many forms as a base for all sorts of interesting finishes. From double gilding to oil color and patination, from dyes and inks to glazes. You will walk away with new skills to enhance your portfolio as a decorative artist and for inclusion into canvas art. We will work quickly to produce at least 5-6 samples

Painting with Reactives (2) day class Partial Approval -$400.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Wednesday, September 20 - Thursday, September 21 Class length: Two day Instructor: Ali Kay Class Description: Realistic patinas are all the rage in today's design world! Reactive paints allow artists to achieve an endless spectrum of effects. In this workshop you will learn to incorporate reactive paints, plasters, and textures into pieces of fine art. Techniques demonstrated include, image transfer, embedded designs, loose brushwork, and color selection.

Best Damn Cabinet Class Ever (2) day class Partial Approval - $475.00

Sales end on -09/21/2017

Wednesday, September 20 - Thursday, September 21 Class length - 2 days Instructors - Ande Crenshaw and Henri Mendendaz

Artscapes by Beki Partial Approval -$200.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Friday, September 22 Beki VanMeter Students will create a mixed media, functional art piece using several products - including metallic foils, crackle plasters, reactive paints and epoxy. This process easily translates into canvas art and can be used to create fabulous countertop and furniture finishes.

Flo-Fusion Partial Approval - $150.00

Sales end on -09/24/2017

Wednesday 6pm Acrylic flow techniques. Learn about cells and lacing, pouring techniques and lots of other things

Rolling Reflections - a playdate with rollers and foils Partial Approval -$180.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Wednesday, September 20 Morey Dunbar Class Description: Foils and rollers are a great way to make a huge impact! In this fun and glamorous class we will experiment with different sizes, foil manufacturers, release types, as well as texture mediums, pigments, sealants and rollers. Class to include stamping rollers, impressions rollers and a variety of foils for walls, furniture and art pieces. Students will complete 6 boards, plus a bonus if time permits.

Art Resin - Evening class Partial Approval - $250.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Two evenings with Igor Turovskiy Wednesday Evening, September 20 & Thursday, September 21 Create art pieces using mica powder and resin

Oil and Cold Wax - Evening class Partial Approval -$195.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Lora Murphy Class length: Two evenings Wednesday, September 20 - Thursday, September 21 Class Description: Even those with no experience in painting will love the art of Cold wax . Exciting and freeing are two of the words that can be applied to this method of painting . Learn to layer transparent and opaque passages of colour , scraping back to reveal wonderful textures and luminous passages . Work figuratively or abstractly with confidence and abandon and create gorgeous works that are truly original.

From Walls to Canvas Partial Approval - $210.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Thursday, September 21 Sandra Gonzalez Update your portfolio with six stunning sellable sample boards to dazzle your clients. This class is designed with you the artist in mind. Expand your profit margin with the versatility to create these samples as decorative finishes or fine art. These finishes work equally as well on accent walls, ceilings and domes, art niche’s and canvas paintings. You will produce six sample boards utilizing multiple product lines.

Reverse Psychology: Painting On Glass Partial Approval -$250.00

Sales end on -09/24/2017

Debbie Hayes Thursday, September 21 Painting on glass - verre eglamisé - dates back to pre-Roman times. It's all about reversing your thought process, and the steps you take, to achieve fabulous and sometimes unexpected results.

Multi-Media Abstract Landscape - Evening class Partial Approval - $150.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Thursday Evening, September 21 Shauna Gallagher Every artist wants to pick up their tools and create a painting that captivates the viewer and is exciting to perceive. Creating a successful abstract isn’t as simple as it seems, and requires technique to create depth and meaning. In this class, you will complete a 16’ x 20” painting and explore the following techniques in the process: Using your imagination Foreground vs. Background Layering for depth and interest Color, value, and texture Get your hands into textures and paints, and enlighten your mind and your inner self in the process

Wanderlust Watermedia - Evening class Partial Approval -$175.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Thursday Evening, September 21 Trish McKinney Class Description: If you have wanderlust- the desire to travel and explore - this class will speak your language! This well-traveled instructor will share her lovely travel journals and sketches from around the world and will share her secrets on how she creatively savors the essence of a place through words, imagery, and paint. Students will be guided through the process of how to record imagery from their favorite places in watercolors in a quick, easy watercolor sketch what Trish calls: "drawing with a brush." Student’s paintings will be combined with creative writing excercises and collaging ephemera as you create your own personalized travel memory journal. Trish will share with the students the journey of how these sketches then inspire finished paintings the artist calls: “moments”. If time allows, students will then create covers for their own travel book for their sketches! (handout provided) Come and be transported

Mural Painting Partial Approval - $250.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Friday, September 22 Bryan King Class Description: Mural Painting Class: An initial discussion of creating a scaled rendering, and the methods for enlarging a design and the painting and drafting techniques for large scale mural works. Students will be given many resources from which to create a mural design of their own, combining elements one encounters when painting a mural: architecture, landscape, faux techniques for marble and graining, still-life elements, and perspective.

Modern Finishing Partial Approval -$225.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Friday, September 22 Sheri Zeman

Encaustic , a whirlwind trip Partial Approval - $240.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Friday, September 23 Lora Murphy •What encaustic medium and paint are made from and how is it made •Brief history •Health and safety •Establish the set up and discuss what materials are needed for working with encaustic paint •Demonstrate how to prime a substrate and then have class properly prime their substrate •Discuss color mixing, extending paints with medium, tinting strengths of paint •Show basic encaustic application and build up of paint. • Building of layers, color mixing and creating glazes. •Demonstrate a variety of ways in which to create surface textures . •Collage and the incorporation of various dry mixed media including papers, plant material, fibers, metal using the encaustic technique. •Working with gold leaf ,panpastels and stencil, and incorporating mixed media including, oil sticks, inks, and panpastels •Image transfer onto wax using dry pigment, such as charcoal and graphite. Using personal drawings students will transfer their drawings on

Mastering Plaster Partial Approval -$250.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Saturday Dean Sickler Take the mystery out of natural and synthetic textures. Learn how and why cement, plaster of paris, slaked lime, acrylic polymers and aggregates are mixed and used. Learn how to make your own venetian plasters, lime paint, concrete imitation and synthetic textures.

Coastal Coordinates Partial Approval - $225.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Saturday, September 23 Patti Halstead Class Description:The Vacation Industry is where it's happening! We are creating relaxing Furniture/Cabinet & Wall Finishes that are perfect for Coastal Interiors...they mix and match beautifully. These finishes are for furniture, cabinets and accessories as well as walls. Fresh new Coastal Color Stories. Environmentally friendly products and techniques.

You Should be Gellin - Evening class Partial Approval -$175.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Saturday evening, September 23 Trish McKinney You Should Be Gellin’ – Experimental Mono-Printing On Exciting Surfaces Class Description: Learn the exciting world of printmaking by using Gel-Press Plates with unusual textural elements on non-traditional surfaces to create layers of FUN! Students will experiment and pull several prints on a variety of unusual surfaces. Choosing their favorite print as the inspiration, students will finish by creating an abstract or representational painting - using the art of collage. At the end of class, students will say: “Where did the time go?!” – always an indication of pure, unadulterated, creative play!

Cali Love! Partial Approval - $175.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Sunday, September 24 Camille Caballero Class Description: Faux Masters Studio is proud to be teaching at the ArtFusion event this year! Our instructor, Camille Caballero, will be teaching a few brand new finishes—featuring brand NEW PRODUCTS from Faux Effects! Bringing you design styles and trends with some California flavor, which will be modern, unique and beautiful!

Think Outside the Ink - Evening class Partial Approval -$100.00

Sales end on -09/06/2017

Saturday evening. Michelle Simpson - An intro into basics of alcohol inks & acrylic flow techniques used individually or in conjunction with the other. It will be unique spin on creating complex , textural and modern looks

"Scagliola" from the Italian baroque to the present day. Partial Approval - $375.00

Sales end on -09/24/2017

Saturday - Oscar Urruela will be traveling from Spain for this "demonstrative only" class on the art and method of Scagliola.

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Event Information

Wed, September 20 2017, 8:00 AM - Sun, September 24 2017, 4:00 PM [EST]

About the Events

The hippest event of the year for Decorative Painters is back and scheduled for North Carolina, September 20 - 24, 2017.

Join us for a week of over 25 workshops, product and tool demonstrations, exhibitors, and event parties.  The best part is exploring the latest trends and tools in the industry while meeting and connecting with others in an atmosphere of friendship, sharing and learning.

Although this event was created for Decorative Painters, this is the fusion of multi art forms and artists, in the hope that we will all grow our skills, portfolio, and most importantly, ourselves. Professionals as well as interested newcomers are welcome to attend.

Get all the details on the website.  www.ArtFusionEvent.com and join our interactive Facebook group.  

 

 * The first 30 class registrants will get a free t-shirt, stencil and Event Pass for free.  * Be sure to add the tee to your shopping cart.  It can't be added later.  We have passed 30, but registrants 31 - 50 will only pay half price for the Event Pass.

 

Wednesday, September 20

 Ellie Ellis – Bas Relief  - day 1 of 2

 Ali Kay - Painting with Reactives  - day 1 of 2

 Ande Crenshaw and Henri Menendez – Cabinets - day 1 of 2

 Morey Dunbar – Rollers and foils  

 

Evening Classes

Igor – Art Resin (day 1 of 2) 

Lora Murphy - Oil and Cold Wax (day 1 of 2)

 

Thursday, September 21

Ellie Ellis – Bas Relief - day 2   

Ali Kay – Painting with Reactives - day 2

Ande Crenshaw and Henri Menendez - day 2

Sandra Gonzalez – From Walls to Canvas 

 

Evening classes

Igor – Art Resin (day 2) 

Shauna Gallagher - Multi-Media Abstract Landscape

Lora Murphy - Oil and Cold Wax (day 2)

Trish McKinney - Wanderlust Watermedia  

 

Friday, September 22

Bryan King – Mural Painting

Sheri Zeman - Modern Finishing

Beki VanMeter – ArtScapes by Beki  

Lora Murphy - Encaustic, a whirlwind trip

 

Friday Evening

Fauxtini Party - Live music  +

 

Saturday, September 23

Cindee Lundin – Carved Concrete - day 1 of 2

Dean Sickler - Mastering Plastering

Patti Halstead - Coastal Coordinates

Oscar Urruela -  "Scagliola" from the Italian baroque to the present day.

 

Saturday evening

Michelle Simpson  - Think outside the ink

Trish McKinney – You Should be Gellin  

 

 Saturday evening

Bingo!  Win a ton of prizes

 

Sunday, September 24

Cindee Lundin – Carved Concrete - day 2

Camille Caballero – FE Faux Masters

Cynthia Davis - Stunning Canvas Art with Unusual Stencils

Aliya Riaz - Way Beyond Gilding 

 

Refunds less a $45.00 cancellation fee will be given for cancellations received in writing to joinus@artfusionevent.com We rely on your attendance to make important arrangements; therefor, NO refunds will be given, under any conditions after May 1, 2017.

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For questions use the contact form on the ArtFusion Event website or joinus@artfusionevent.com Kathy Boyd and Ande Crenshaw.

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