Minneapolis 2017

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M240 - Make Your Abstracts Sing

Carol Nelson
9:00 - 4:30
Thursday - April 27

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$ 150  

Color theory is a complex subject. Color and value are important fundamentals for every painting, especially in abstract work. In this acrylic abstract workshop, we will do 2 or 3 paintings, each with an increasingly complex color palette. We will learn how use of a color wheel simplifies the process of color selection. Tired of mud? Learn how to choose colors that sing.

Materials Fee: $10 payable to instructor at class time includes:
Large selection of specialty papers
Laser printed numbers and letters
Modeling paste or Texture compound
Color Wheel

Supply list for students to bring:
1 or 2 cradled wood panels – 10x10 or 9x12 ONLY. We will mount our paintings on the wood panels for a beautiful finished look.
Several 9x12 inch sheets 140 lb watercolor paper – the 9x12 wc Artist’s Loft pads at Michaels are good.
Brushes suitable for w/c and acrylic (no bristle brushes).
Spray water bottle, Paper towels, Palette, Scissors, Water container
Gel medium gloss, regular
Polymer medium
Acrylic paints in your favorite colors – Carol uses (and strongly
recommends) Golden Fluid Acrylics. Carol’s must have colors are Quinacridone
Nickel Azo Gold, Turquoise Phthalo, Quinacridone Magenta, Carbon Black, and
Titanium White

Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Blue Twig Studio.  They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat.  For further info and to place your order, contact:

Deb Prewitt
Blue Twig Studio
Cottonwood Center for the Arts
427 E. Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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