Mixed Media Mash Up: Abstraction in layers!

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This vibrant workshop explores abstraction with multiple layers and multiple media techniques.  Oil, cold wax, pigment sticks and collage converse on a variety of surfaces, emphasizing unity of design, texture and color.  We  work with a combination of both dry & wet media, including soft pastels, watercolor, oil paint, pigment sticks, charcoal, graphite and collage.  Acrylic media can serve as a base underpainting.  All imagery applicable.  Appropriate for continuing painters.

   June 14-17, 2019                                            

Friday- Monday 9:30-4:30 pm
Mendocino Art Center
45200 Little Lake St.  Mendocino, CA 95460

Tuition: $ 350 plus $40 materials fee directly to instructor
Pre-register: 800-653-3328 or http://www.mendocinoartcenter.org

 

MATERIALS LIST:

PAINTS: Your collection of both oils and acrylic paints.  Please include white,  black, yellow or raw sienna, scarlet red, rose red, ultra and pthalo blue- other colors viable.
OIL PIGMENT STICKS:  I like R &F but others are fine
DRY MEDIA: Soft Pastels- the softer the better
MEDIUM: Gamblin Galkyd Gel or solvent free gel.
SURFACES: 2 Arches Oil Paper pads 9″x12d” or 12″x16″ or 1 of each ( for warm ups)
                     3  sheets Arches oil paper 22″x30″ ( 3 pack Amazon) or 3 sheets D-Arches
                         watercolor paper 22″x30″ primed with gesso.  
                     2 or 3 cradled panels at least 12″x12″
TOOLS & ADDITIONAL MATERIALS
2-3 different palette knives and scraping tools
Bowl silicon scraper – Messermeister from Amazon
Smooth foam rollers- a contractor pack with handle
Assorted brushes
Waxed paper or freezer paper
Palette of some sort
Masking Tape
Protective nitrile gloves
Collage papers of choice

(The materials fee will cover the additional materials I will be bringing up for group use: graphite, some pigments, additional pastels and pigment sticks, powders, cold wax medium)

 

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