MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP
To be scheduled for November 2017 depending on weather at the time.
This mixed media class is all dependant on weather. If it's too wet outside, it's almost impossible to dry these paintings and do the layering required.
Really, there are no rules, just different techniques, which is what I will be teaching in the class. This class is really fun, really relaxing and interesting to see the different outcomes. You don't even have to be a painter if you would like to take this class.......it's also therapeutic. Some of the most interesting work has been accomplished by "non-artists' as well as incredible pieces by trained artists.
This workshop is being held in my studio in Orchidland, Please contact me for directions.
Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Include your phone number and e-mail and I will get back to you quickly.
More Info About this class:
This class is being offered for a minimal charge of $65 and includes a packet of handmade Japanese papers.
I have made up packets of Japanese that I have in my own personal stash, for each student. There will be enough for you to do several small paintings. You are more than welcome to bring your own handmade Oriental papers. And I provide a lot of other interesting mediums for you to try.
You may want to find someone to share the gesso and paste with since you won't be using all of it in this class.
You're required to bring your own jar of YES paste (a ph balanced, non-yellowing paste), white gesso, and your own heavy weight paper (300# watercolor paper, mat board, canvas board or illustration board). The size of the paintings doesn't matter to me, but you may want to work smaller rather than larger, just because of the workspace available. Plan for four paintings. Of course, brushes, etc.
Here are some other things you may want to bring for incorporation into your mixed media pieces:
watercolor paints, inks, acrylics (no oil based paints)
water soluable based pencils or crayons and/or Prisma pencils
Rapidograph pens or permanent fine line markers for detail work
brushes........include a flat 1" brush for gesso application (brush soap) you may want to bring a few old bristle brushes too, just for a different textural effect.
inks (sepia and India inks look wonderful in these paintings)
gold/silver papers or leafing
gold/silver inks or powders
a spray bottle for water
empty containers to use for water
paper plate or flat surface for thinning out gesso
sand and burlap make interesting textures you could incorporate
interesting neutral colored Japanese papers with texture that you have found (no colored tissues cuz they bleed)
You can pay via PayPal, cash or check and mail payment to me (contact me by e-mail or my mailing address which is 16-566 Keaau-Pahoa Road #188-132 Kea'au, Hawaii 96749) or contact me for my PayPal user name at email@example.com