Found objects are everywhere-from flea markets and thrift shops to the beach and the city street. With new technology, you can make molds of your most precious found objects and replicate them for use in your mixed-media assemblage and other found object art.
|Register now to learn how to choose found objects
for mold making like this one in art by Jen Cushman.
In our latest Cloth Paper Scissor webinar, mixed-media assemblage artist and experienced teacher Jen Cushman will take you On the Hunt for Found Objects: How to Create New and Eclectic Molds, May 16, 2013, at 2 p.m. Eastern time.
In this webinar, Jen will reveal her secrets for finding the best found objects for mold making including:
- How to discover great places to find objects for your art, and how to know a good piece for a mixed-media mold when you see it.
- How to re-invent household, natural, or otherwise "free" objects to use in your pieces or add texture.
- How to to gauge how much medium you are going to need to use to make your molds and castings.
As an added bonus, Jen will step-by-step walk you through re-purposing a found object into a mixed media collage. Plus, you'll receive a discount on Jen's Interweave products and receive a recording of the webinar that you can access at your convenience.
More about Jen Cushman: Jen Cushman is a natural storyteller who found mixed media art a decade ago and never looked back. She is drawn to the imperfect, the funky, the quirky, the artsy and the authentic: be it people or objects or art. She is the director of education and marketing for ICE Resin Susan Lenart Kazmer.
Jen is the author of Explore, Create, Resinate: Mixed Media Techniques with ICE Resin®, which won a national bronze medal in the Independent Book Publishers Association as well as Making Metal Jewelry; How to Stamp, Fold, Form, and Forge Metal Jewelry Designs.
Her art has appeared in many publications, including Cloth Paper Scissors, in which she's currently writing a mixed-media metalsmithing column.
An enthusiastic and supportive instructor, Jen teaches more than jewelry-making and paper crafting techniques. She encourages others to explore their authentic, creative process to create art that is real and personally meaningful. Images of her work can be seen at her website www.jencushman.com.
Don't miss your opportunity to talk with an innovative artist. Register now and secure your place!