Rust Effects Online Workshop
Online Art Course
Work at Your Own Pace – Lifetime Access – 10 Modules – Over 1.3 hours of Video Tuition
In this online version of her popular full-day Art Workshop “Rust Effects”, you can join Ashley in the studio, from anywhere in the world, as she guides you step-by-step through the process of creating an incredible artwork.
If you LOVE Steampunk or anything Rusty, you will LOVE this NEW online art workshop as you explore a diverse range of techniques that you can use in your artwork again and again!
Do you LOVE Steampunk & using Rusty Colours in your artwork?
Are you thinking about beginning with Mixed Media but dont know where to start?
Maybe you’ve already started but you’re feeling lost in the creative process?
Or perhaps you just need some creative confidence?
If so, you’ll LOVE this exciting NEW Rust Effects Online Workshop with Ashley Hay…
ABOUT THIS COURSE:
This exciting and informative online art workshop explores a diverse range of mixed media techniques to create beautiful Rust Effects in your artwork.
I know you’re going to LOVE the materials and VALUE the tips and tricks you learn along the way, all aimed at helping you move to the next level in your artwork as you become more confident and fearless in your approach.
What you will learn in this course:
• An understanding of Powertex Ultimate Medium and how to use it
• The ART of LAYERS and the difference it makes to your finished artwork
• How to work with papers and Powertex
• How to make a CRACKLED clay effects
• How to make a RUSTIC CHAIN
• How to createe FAUX Rust Effects in your artwork with a professional finish
• And much more…
- Inspirational content
- Learning at your fingertips
- Clear, step-by-step instructions
- Setup for easy navigation
- Supported by a PRIVATE VIP Group
- Access to Forums for quick answers about products & materials featured in the course
- Lifetime access
If you live in Australia you have the option of purchasing the workshop with a product bundle… including the online workshop AND all materials for ONLY $299 AUD
Thank you for this wonderful online art workshop. Ashley explains in a very easy and inspiring way step by step in the creative process. The course was also very affordable. I highly recommend it!
Steampunk is my passion & after watching Ashley’s presentation at my friends art group I was blown away by what was possible. Last weekend I learnt how to create the rustic look… loving that one product is not only a paint & glue, but can easily become a clay too. OMG & I just discovered Steampunk heaven yesterday when I created my new look bag! Thank you Ashley for all the hints & for sharing your passion.
I’m just a newbie to Powertex, but having a instructor that has a wealth of knowledge of this product & as an artist herself so effortless she guides through the process. Questions are encouraged & answered always made feel welcomed. I’m learning lots from her sharing her world.
I have just done my first Powertex workshop. Ashley is an incredible teacher and the products are AMAZEBALLS. So many applications. As a mixed media artist, this has opened up another world of creative possibilities. I’m smitten!
Welcome to Rust Effects – Including a List of Art Supplies, Links and Resources
List of Materials & Tools
You will need:
- Bronze Powertex 1Kg
- Black Powertex 500g
- Stone Art Clay 250g
- Styrofoam Disc 37cm (dia)
- Corrugated Cardboard
- Chipboard Cogs
- Powercolour Red Oxide, Mocha, Turquoise, Light Blue & Titanium White
- Colourtrix Rich Gold
- Easycoat Glossy 250g
- Paint Brush flat 3/4″ & Round #6
- Sculpture Tools
- Palette Knife, Scissors and Pliers
- Craft Knife & Heat Gun
- Cutting Mat, Plastic Cups & Rolling Pin
- Latex Gloves & Aluminium Foil
- Kebab Sticks or Skewers
Rust Effects Workshop
Shaping the Styrofoam
Join Ashley for Part 1 of your Rust Effects Artwork as she demonstrates how to create incredible stone-like, textural effects using a styrofoam base…
Painting with Powertex
Create the second stage of your artwork with Ashley as she demonstrates how to paint your styrofoam base with Powertex, sharing lots of tips and tricks along the way…
Adding the paper layer
Join Ashley for Part 3 of your Rust Effects Artwork as she shows you how to add a paper layer to your artwork using Powertex… You will love this episode as you explore playful and exciting textures…
Joining the Two Parts
In Rust Effects Part 4 you will learn how to join two parts of your artwork together. For larger pieces simply substitute the kebab sticks for metal rod or wooden dowel.
Dry Brushing with Turquoise
In Rust Effects Part 5 you will learn how to dry brush your artwork with Turquoise, Titanium White and Light Blue Powercolour. Once this layer is complete it will give a beautiful blue/turquoise underpainting for faux Rust Effects.
Adding the Stone Art Clay
In Rust Effects Part 6 you will learn how to add Stone Art Clay mixed with Bronze Powertex and finished with Powercolour Red Ochre and Mocha to create incredible rustic elements.
Dry Brushing Rust Colours
In Rust Effects Part 7 you will learn how to Dry Brush Rust Colours onto your artwork to create an amazing FAUX Rust effect…
Adding the Cogs
In Rust Effects Part 8 its time to add the cogs to your artwork…
Making the Chain
In Rust Effects Part 9 you will learn how to make a chain using Stone Art Clay. This element creates a focal point for your artwork and looks AMAZING!
Finishing Your Artwork
In Rust Effects Part 10 we will look at a few simple ideas to complete your artwork…
My work as an artist comes from my love of nature as a source of inspiration to express my spirituality, a sense of ‘story’ and ‘place’, remembered or imagined, and the beauty of life. Focusing on light, colour and texture from the macro environment, found objects and the wider landscape as a whole, I create imagery that is an intuitive response to my surroundings, composed in a contemporary expressionist style.
I have always enjoyed discovering new ways of creating that are outside of the square, and following a lifetime exploring diverse mixed media techniques, I have developed an extensive visual language of alternative art surfaces and rich textures. My paintings are highly textured and quite sculptural. My work is diverse, challenging the boundaries between drawing, painting and sculpture and the ambiguity between abstraction and realism.
My objective is to evoke a sense of memory in the viewer as their story connects with my story, whereby they engage, relate to and are impacted by the imagery. I see Art like theatre, as opening the curtain on the beauty of life…
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the workshop start and finish?
This workshop is a completely self-paced online course, so you decide when you start and finish. The best thing is that you can return to the content again and again… so it never ends!
How long do I have access to the workshop?
After enrolling, you have unlimited, lifetime access to the workshop! So you can login using any of your devices, whenever you like…
What help or support do I have understanding the content?
As part of your purchase you are automatically added to our Private Rust Effects VIP group where you can ask any questions along the way and they’ll be answered… so there is no need to feel ‘stuck’ or alone!