2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $39, plus $14 for materials payable to instructor
Instructor: Debra Dresler
Drip and paint alcohol inks on translucent vellum and then use mark making, doodling, with gold and white painting to finish your masterpiece.
Students should bring cheap brushes; fine tip black, white, or gold marker pens, like Micron, Pitt India Ink pens, and Uni Posca pens for doodling; gold paint pens for fun; scissors; and a hair dryer.
Instructor Debra Dresler, a St. Croix Valley native, has had a rich career in the arts beginning as a studio portrait photographer. She then owned a nationally marketed hand-painted fabric company specializing in acrylic painting and surface design for interior designers. Dresler founded Stroke of Art studio in 1986 where she designed and marketed art in many mediums, including jewelry making, silversmithing, mixed media sculpture, iPhoneography, alcohol ink and acrylic painting, and most recently digital art making. She has also been an instructor in calligraphy, jewelry making, painting, and photography. She believes everyone is a creator and encourages wild abandon and adventures in all forms of art making. Dresler currently teaches iPhoneography, alcohol ink, digital art, and creativity coaching at The Phipps and White Bear Center for the Arts.