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P289 - WOW Abstracts

Carol Nelson
9:00 - 4:30
Saturday - Feb 17

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$ 150  

Want to put the WOW factor in your abstract compositions? This workshop will cover composition and color theory fundamentals. Learn how to apply a few simple rules to make your abstract work more structurally sound and visually appealing. This workshop is a must for anyone venturing into the exciting world of abstract painting.

Materials Fee: $10 paid to instructor at beginning of class includes:
Large selection of specialty art papers, red rosin, and laser printed papers
Molding paste or Texture compounds
Color wheel and Design patterns

Supply list for students to bring to class:
Carol uses Golden Fluid Acrylics. Her “must have” colors are Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold, Quinacridone Magenta, Turquoise (Phthalo), Titanium White, and Carbon Black. These are available in 1 oz bottles, ideal for travel.
1 or 2 cradled wood panels – 10x10 or 9x12 ONLY! We will mount our paintings on wood panels for a beautiful finished look. PLEASE GESSO PANELS BEFORE CLASS.
Several 9x12 sheets of 140 lb cold press watercolor paper – Michaels has 24 sheet Artist’s Loft Watercolor Pads. We will crop and trim the paper to fit our boards.
9x12 (or similar size) White mat – we will use the mat for visualizing cropping options.
Golden Regular Gel medium, gloss or matte
Short Handled Nylon Brushes (3/4 inch flat, #6, and #2) suitable for w/c and acrylic – NO BRISTLE brushes!
Spray water bottle, paper towels, palette, scissors, ruler, small palette knife, 32 oz water container

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