Paintstik Playdate

Paintstik Playdate

The thought behind this class is to get you comfortable using paintstiks and stencils.  You will learn a variety of simple techniques using different types of stencils, paintstiks and brushes on fabrics.    We will discuss the care and use of Paintstiks. Explore the differences between Matte and Iridescent Paintstiks.  Discover how helpful primers and blenders can be.  We are going to get out our paintstiks to learn, play and create. Experimentation is encouraged.

Please wear clothing you don’t mind getting paint on.

Supply List
*Paintstiks – a minimum of 3 colors
*Brushes – a minimum of 3 brushes, I recommend 2 Paintstik brushes (short stubby) and 1 Stencil brushes (a bit longer and softer).
*Stencils – one Art Stencil minimum (stencils for marking quilting lines do not work very well).
*Fabric – Minimum of 8 pieces, no smaller than 14” x 14”.  Please pre-wash using a non-detergent soap (I use Synthrapol).   Cotton – darks and lights, with a pattern or without.  Optional Fabrics – Silk, Silk/Cotton, Rayon, Wool, Velvet (low nap is better).   Must be able to heat set all fabrics.
Paper Towels
Blue Painters Tape
Kitchen Parchment Paper
Sharp knife or potato peeler
Sticky Notes
Murphy’s Oil Soap, Citra-Solve or *Brush Soap

Optional Supplies
*Grip-n- Grip
*Permanently Repositionable Spray (404)
Handy Wipes
Old Towel

*These are all things that I have available for sale on my website  If possible I will also have everything Paintstik related available for purchase at class.