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ARTica's Special Events and Seasonal Projects

On this page: Norris 50th Anniversary Paint Projects, Fall Pottery Sale, Homecoming Banners, Woodslice, DIY Bisque To-Go, & Canvas Painting 

 


Paint By Norris, Paint Kits for $1.50 Sep. 27-30

Celebrate 50 Years of Norris with ARTica Studios!

  • Purchase ARTica paint projects for only $1.50- the price of ARTica projects at ARTica's founding!
  • Promotion runs September 27th-30th
  • Visit ARTica studios to pick up your paint kit
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Fall Pottery Sale

  • Take advantage of unclaimed potteartica-fallpotterysaleposterry projects!
  • All pieces $5-$15
  • Mugs come with hot cocoa packets and snacks
  • Sale runs September 19 to October 10

 

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Student Organizations- Paint a Homecoming Banner! 

  • Paint a banner for Northwestern Homecoming! 
  • Promotion valid September 22nd-October 3rd
    • Supplies and banner free!
    • Each organization will receive $50 for painting a banner
    • Not a valid offer for individuals
  • Banners displayed in Norris October 4th-9th
  • Student Organizations come to ARTica with Chartstring number to claim your banner

 

Fall DIY Projects to Go: Wood Slice Painting $10.00 

Supplies Provided 
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  • Tempera Paints ( Choice of up to 7 colors)
  • Wood Plank
  • 3 Brush Pack
  • Adhesive wall hook for hanging your piece
  • Modge podge to seal your painting on the wood
    • Apply 2 coats of Mod Podge once paint dries

You have a choice of selecting up to 7 of the following colors (availability will vary)norris-paint.png

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  • Draw a design in pencil directly on the wood before you paint your design or just get right to painting!
  • When completed -let the paint dry completely
  • Once the paint is dry- use foam brush to apply a layer of Modge Podge to waterproof the surface. Let the first layer dry and put on a second layer.
Recommend Painting on One Side Only!
Clean Up Instructions
  • Paints are washable but may still stain, work on newspaper or some type of table covering
  • Wash brushes with warm water until they are clean
  • Allow the Modge Podge on the surface to completely dry
Hang your piece and enjoy!


DIY To Go!

ARTica now has many projects you can purchase online here for DIY TO GO.  Come to ARTica Monday through Friday 12-4:00 pm to pick up the materials and complete the project on your own time at home!

Bisque Projects

Pictures of what each bisque piece looks like can be found here.

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Materials we provide includes:

  • chosen bisque piece
  • pencil
  • 3 brushes
  • choice of 5 glaze colors you select- BY NUMBER!
  • glazing instructions

Include your glaze selections in the Special instructions on the Online Menu or email them to articastudios@u.northwestern.edu

Glaze your piece at home and then drop it off at ARTica Studios for firing. 

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You must also return the brushes clean and any unused glazes. Once your bisque piece is fired you are ready to take it home and enjoy your new piece!

Make sure to follow the instructions provided for the best results. 

Glaze Chart

For color options please choose 5 of the following glazes by number.

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Canvas Painting

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Includes: 
  • canvas (Sizes 8X10, 12X12 11X14 and 16X20)
  • 5 acrylic paint colors (2ozs -white, black, red, yellow, blue)
  • 3 brushes
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  • pencil
  • paper plate
  • palette stick
  • 2 sheets of mix media paper
  • information sheet.

Prices range from $7-$20