Online!ABSTRACTION IN LAYERS: Mixed Media Mash Up

      AUGUST 11,13,18,20, 2020

Mira M. WhiteOpenStudio_Spring A'comin300

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.
Workshop limited to 10 participants

2 Tuesdays 1-3          2 Thursdays   1-3 pm                       Tuition: $250
 Pre-register: 1 707-937-5818
  Meet on Zoom                                     
Work from  your own  studio


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. 
SOLVENT: I use Citra-Solv, water-soluble with my oil media
SURFACES: 1 Arches Oil Paper pads 9″x12d” or 12″x16″ ( for warm ups)
                      2 sheets D-Arches watercolor paper 22″x30″ primed with gesso. (optional)
                      2 or 3 cradled panels at least 12″x12″
OTHER: 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


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