THE ABSTRACT BEAUTY OF BLACK

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   3 DAY MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP

NOVEMBER 3-5, 2018

This mixed media workshop focuses on the inherent beauty of black as a color. It will incorporate both drawing and painting processes and honors the rich and varied tonal and textural effects one can achieve with a restrained palette of blacks, greys and white. We will work a variety of media which will include black and white gesso, ink, , graphite, water based graphite and graphite powder. Marker pens will be included in the mix as will both pencils and soft pastels. This exciting, innovative workshop is for continuing artists of all mediums.

Sat-Mon 9:30 am-4:30 pm                         Tuition: MAC Members: $310
45200 Little Lake St.                                  Pre-register: 800-653-3328 or
Mendocino, CA 95460                                 http://www.mendocinoartcenter.org

MATERIAlS LIST
DRY MEDIA:

Derwent Graphtone Water based Graphite set 2b, 4b,6b,8b
Lyra Water based Graphite crayon ( Blick online
Art Graf Water Based Graphite Tablets ( Amazon)
Rembrandt black, white, grey soft pastel sticks, 1 each
Powdered Charcoal & Graphite powder( Weber OR Generals  brand)

LIQUID MEDIA:
Gel medium ( pint size), and/or Polymer Medium
White and Black Acrylic Gesso 1 pint each
Black Sumi Ink ( Yasutomo preferred) 1 pint

PAPERS/ SURFACES TO WORK ON: Select your choice.

Rag Drawing paper- 2 large sheets (Lennox 100 , Coventry rag)
1 Cradled wood panel and/or , gessoed cardboard
2 -3 sheets Arches hot press 140lb. or 300 lb watercolor paper—
A support board for your work
(It would be a good idea to bring a surplus of papers, especially if you work rapidly)
Collage is a possibility

 

ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES:
3 Cosmetic spray bottles ( .99 @ Bed, Bath & Beyond) or on
Variety of purchased or personally designed stencils ( optional)
Mark making tools:The following are your choice:
Feathers,
Different Brushes
Color Shapers
Sponges
Rags
2 large quart size or larger water buckets
Scissors
Questions: mira@mirawhitefineart.com

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