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Lauri Henry Alcohol Inks Workshop Jan. 17


Lauri Henry One Day Workshop Saturday, January 17, 2015

Lauri will show you many different techniques using ink and alcohol and by the end of the day you will be well versed in this medium. Call Katy Hopkins 817-540-3412 or email her at katies_kreations@hotmail.com for more information.

For more about the artist see http://www.ragamuffinexpressions.com

Location: Trinity Arts Guild, Bedford Boys Ranch, 2819 R. D. Hurt Pkwy., Bedford, TX 76095-0671

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TAG demo Lauri Henry on Alcohol Inks; Awards for TAG Fall Members Show


Next Trinity Arts Guild Meeting Monday, October 6th at 7:00 PM

trinityartsguild.org   (817) 283-1422

Location: Trinity Arts Guild Gallery in the ArtsNet Building
Bedford Boys Ranch, 2819 R. D. Hurt Pkwy., Bedford, TX 76095-0671

Laurie Henry will be presenting a demo on Alcohol Inks. For more about the artist see http://www.ragamuffinexpressions.com


The 2014 Fall Members’ Juried Show Reception will be held during the meeting. Awards will be announced and refreshments served. The show continues through Oct. 21.


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Free Painting Groups in Irving

The irving Art Association offers three free painting groups, plus sponsors a fourth at the local library. With the exception of the library group, they meet at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving 75061. For more about the groups see Painting Groups.



The Friday Open Art Night is held on the second and fourth Friday evenings of the month. The hours are 6:30 – 9:30pm and usually six to eight artists and crafters attend.

A group project is usually planned, but participation is voluntary — you may bring anything to work on. Come and enjoy the fellowship of other artists and learn from each other!

past project: alcohol inks on ceramic tiles

past project: alcohol inks on ceramic tiles

Upcoming dates & activities:

  • Jan. 24, 2014 – Art Journaling – Let’s make a Journal for the New Year
  • Feb. 14 – Altered Art – Altered or Creative Doodling
  • Feb.  28 – Art Journaling – tba
  • Mar. 14 – Altered Art – Let’s make our own books!

Contact Linda Shotwell at lindawoodshotwell@gmail.com for more information, such as supply lists.


The Sunday Painters & Crafters Group for Adults meets every third Sunday afternoon at the West Irving Library meeting room (1:30 – 4:30 pm — corner of Rochelle & Esters).

The January 19th meeting topic with be Alcohol Inks on Yupo, but you may work on whatever you wish. Meeting leader will be Sharon Giles, so contact her at webmaster@irvingart.org or 21-288-1232 for supplies information. She will bring a supply of Yupo, the plastic paper. Here’s a video that illustrates some of the techniques that we’ll experiment with: http://youtu.be/XBXu4kBfgBM


Tuesday Painters continue to meet weekly from 10:30 – 3:30. All media are welcome. Oil painters, please use odorless turps. Be sure to bring a sack lunch! Coordinator Victoria Robinson library@irvingart.org

The Tuesday Painters group will be exhibiting their work in June at the IAA gallery, so start painting now!


Thursday Painters is hosted by TAO Arts (The Association of Oriental Arts) so it’s devoted to oriental brush painting. Meets every Thursday from 10:30 am — 3:30 pm.  Contact President Pat Southard at  214-534-9501 or pfsouthard@gmail.com for more information

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Workshops in Denton: Alcohol Ink and Zentangle

VADO (VAST Artists Day Out) Workshop Series
Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) http://vastarts.org
Alcohol Ink Workshop 
with Laurie Henry
Thursday, July 18, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm, Craft Room, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton
VAST Members $35
Non-Members   $70 ($35 + VAST
Member dues of $35)
Please contact Mary Emerson, see below.
Laurie paints her colorful paintings on YUPO paper. She more of her work at: www.ragamuffinexpressions.com

Supply list for Laurie Henry Workshop:

( Laurie is checking with the distributor to see if she can get Alcohol Ink Set Kits at a cheaper rate. If not, can be purchased at JoAnns)

91% rubbing alcohol

Yupo paper- Voertman’s  located at 1314 West Hickory is less expensive

Plastic such as a plastic ice cube tray or a plastic lid to use as a pallet. (It needs to be non-porous)

Paper towels

Various brushes (Don’t bring your best brushes)


Dixie cups or small container to hold alcohol

Pencil and eraser

A plastic lid from a storage box.  (Shoe size or larger is good.)

latex gloves to prevent staining of hands
Don’t wear good clothes!
Zentangle Workshop with Susan Thillen, CZT
Thursday, August 1,
9:30 am – 3:00 pm,
Craft Room, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton
VAST Members $40 ($35 + $5 for the Supply Kit = $40)
Non-Members $75 ($35 + VAST Member dues of $35 + $5 for the Supply Kit = $75)
Supply kit includes: Kit includes micron saguaro pen .01, pencil, stump, 5 tiles, carry bag. The tiles are 5 for $3, if someone wants to get their own supplies. (Usually, it’s cheaper to get them from me.)


If you want to attend either workshop, please send a $15 check for one ($30 for both) as a deposit made out to VAST to hold your place to:
Mary Emerson
1001 Emerald Sound Blvd
Oak Point, TX 75068-2235

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