John Creighton Petersen: Relic Reliquaries

John Creighton Petersen
Relic Reliquaries
Wednesday 5th April
Evening Workshop


Introduce yourself into the wonderful world of creating stunning pieces of artwork on a smaller scale with this evening workshop, focusing on mixed media techniques that can easily be adapted onto larger pieces of artwork.

Choose from a variety of Relics and Artifacts blank resin pieces created by artist Sandra Evertson as the base and learn how to create a stunning necklace using a variety of colors, texture pastes, and other found objects.


Student supply list to bring to class:

  • black and white gesso
  • paint brushes in a variety of sizes
  • sponges/daubers or the like for detail work
  • palette knives
  • liquid adhesive that holds metal and other embellishments like Liquid Fusion
  • heat tool
  • craft mat
  • ‘red line’ tape or similar
  • detail scissors
  • craft knife
  • charms, ephemera, embellishments and other found objects that you may want to include in your work to personalize your finished piece

Kit Fee: $25
Items provided by the instructor:

  • charms, found objects and other embellishments
  • Relics and Artifacts piece used as the base for your project
  • necklace chain for necklace
  • metallic paints, mica and other inclusions
  • texture pastes
  • background papers and fabrics for creating backgrounds


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