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  • Fallbrook School of the Arts 310 East Alvarado Street Fallbrook, CA, 92028 United States (map)

2-day workshop with Aleta Jacobson
Skill Level: All


Maximum number of students: 20

EEP deadline: March 28, 2019

Member-Early Enrollment: $184
Member: $230
Non-Member: $305

Materials Fee: $20

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Come explore magic of your own creating as you become familiar and probe the wonderful world of Gelli Arts. Guided by award-winning artist and instructor, Aleta Jacobson, you will begin your weekend with an immersive arts experience, using Gelli Arts Printing Plates to create art prints that are uniquely your own.

You will learn the ins-and-outs of using a Gelli Plate and create colorful prints on paper and fabric using stencils, feathers, string, mark-making tools, customized stamps, and hand cut masks. Each technique will be an exercise in self-discovery and risk-taking as you learn to layer objects onto your prints to form unique, expressive images that will be bound together in a handmade, fabric–bound art book of your choice. Then, Aleta will show you how to use washi tape, stickers, and ephemera to turn your book into its own work of art.

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Aleta Jacobson is an award-winning collage, acrylic, and mixed-media artist living and working in Southern California. Jacobson's love for artistic expression developed at an early age. The child of a highly creative family, she grew up creating artwork for friends and family.

She is now a working artist, teacher, and designer who specializes in creating powerful collage, mixed media, and acrylic paintings using a variety of tools and materials, including art tissues that she stains by hand. In addition to creating her own art, Jacobson also teaches classes out of her home studio in Claremont and workshops at different venues throughout Southern California. She recently partnered with Art Supply Warehouse in Westminster to present a series of highly successful Gelli Arts workshops and demos. For more information see her website:

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