Tooling Realistic Portraits: Lummi Woman

$175.00

10 in stock

Annie Libertini

WCC – Ranger 108

Thursday 08/11 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Intermediate

10 in stock

SKU: WT22WS-58 Category:

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Annie Libertini

WCC – Ranger 108

Thursday 08/11 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Intermediate

Workshop Description: In this one day workshop you will learn to tool a realistic, lifelike portrait of a 19th century Lummi woman. In the process of tooling this portrait, Annie will show you how to make a tracing pattern from a photograph and how to use basic tools to create dimension and capture the details of character and personality that should shine through in every portrait. She will also discuss how to choose the best images to use for portraits and how to translate them to leather so that you will be ready to take these skills home and do your own! While we will not have time to color our portraits in class; time permitting, Annie will do a demo on how she colors leather portraits.

Materials to bring: (Tandy product codes given as examples:) Pencil and paper, stamping stone, stylus, swivel knife and strop, maul or mallet, small round modeling spoon (#8039-01), ball end modeling tool (#8039-04), any other favorite modeling tools, hair blade tool (#88012-00), smooth and checked bevelers, smooth and checked pear shaders (small and large), your preferred background/matting tools, and a stamping surface.

Workshop Instructor: Annie Libertini is an award-winning leather artist living in Spokane, WA. Her leather masks and other work have been featured on television on Once Upon a Time, Z Nation, and Gotham, as well as in many photo shoots and theater productions in the US and beyond. Annie travels to teach leather crafting workshops all over the country as well as teaching online at www.elktracksstudio.com. More information about her work can be found at www.annielibertini.com.

Workshop Sponsors: Hermann Oak Leather Co.

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