OCTOBER 2-4, 2020
Join me for a delicious 3 day workshop focussing entirely on abstraction with a combination of oil media and pigment sticks. Mornings will begin with demonstrations, informal discussion of media and methods, proceed with color exercises focussing on opacity , transparency and compositional force. Adventurous mark making will be a part of this workshop. For continuing painters. Masks and gloves and social distancing an important component of this workshop. enrollment limited to 8.
OCT. 2-4 Tuition:$ 350 ($30 additional materials fee to mira
Fri-Sun. 10 am-4 pm Pre-register: http://www.studio55martinez.com
Studio 55, 55 Howe Road 925 937-6422. pay through PayPal on their site
Martinez, Ca 94553
Cold wax: Gamblin preferred
Your collection of oil paints
Gamblin Galkyd Gel ( in a tube)
Oil Pigment Sticks: R & F preferred( Paul De Marrais also)Sennelier , Shiva, Winsor Newton are acceptable but not nearly as malleable)
Citra- Solv ( in lieu of Turpentine)
Additional mark making tools :
Woody pencils, Soft Pastels, Waterbased Graphite tablets( Made by Art Graf- Amazon)
Arches Oil Paper- At least 3 sheets 22″x30″
Purchase also a pad of 9″x12″ for short term studies.
Comes in a variety of sizes- For exercises and developed paintings. Highly recommended and capable of being mounted on panels upon finishing.
D’Arch Cold pressed watercolor paper gessoed is fine
1 cradled panel minimum 16″x20″
Brushes of all sizes- can be disposable
Scrapers, Spatulas, Color Shapers
Abundant supply of rags