Vintage Era Shadow Boxes with Christine Rose Elle

Mixed Media Art Assemblage
NSunday, April 26, 2009 11:00a-3:00p
$75 teacher fee
(includes kit for every student) Level: All

Your class fee with Christine includes a $20 kit fee, which will include all the essentials for your shadow box (see “Included in your kit” below). Christine encourages students to bring a focal element and any other materials that would be meaningful to incorporate into their project. Christine has supplied a list of items to bring and some possibilities for inspirations. This is a mixed media creation that you can incorporate almost anything into!
The beautiful beadwork you see on Christine’s sample in the store is an example of her beautiful French wired and beaded flowers; we hope to have her come back and instruct on this age old art as well. You’ll also see by looking at her shadow boxes that old bits of jewelry, lace, papers, and other fripperies make a wonderful addition to your project.

Christine will also include an instruction booklet for you to take home that is crammed with inspiration you can refer to on your artistic journeys! In preparation for the class, please feel free to visit Christine’s blog ( and flickr account to see more examples of her work.

Supply list and ideas for inspiration:
• small focal item, such as a tintype, half doll or figurine
• glue gun
• xacto knife and blades
• cutting mat or surface
• scissors
• favorite edging scissors
• ModPodge Matte
• a few paint colors
• favorite papers or ephemera
• vintage ribbons and lace scraps
• flowers if you have specials ones you want to use
• non-glossy decorative paper
• fabric scraps
• glitter and gel pens

Included in your kit:
• wood shadow box
• ephemera
• wall hook
• sponge brush
• instant age medium
• use of all Christine’s supplies

Christine will bring for students to use:
• miscellaneous ephemera
• assorted flowers
• crepe paper
• pins
• gold scrap
• papers
• edging scissors
• vintage lace
• paints
• fabric scraps