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VA255 - Drawn to Paint

Misty Mawn
9:00 - 4:30
Friday & Saturday

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$ 295  

My latest obsession when it comes to art is painting with Gouache, an opaque watercolor paint that can used to create beautiful paintings with a flat finish. In this two day workshop we will be using multiple reference images that we feel a connection to to create a drawing that we will then paint using gouache paints and soft pastel crayons. Learn basic composition skills, how to mix colors, and gouache painting techniques. 

Student should bring to class:
A variety of watercolor/acrylic paint brushes, from small to medium in size.
Container for water
A collection of reference images that you feel connected to. 
A favorite poem or two
Optional, but nice to have: 16” x 20” Drawing Board to mount your paper to

Materials Fee: $25 paid to instructor at beginning of class includes:

Gouache Paint & Palette
2 Sheets of 11” x 14” Cotton Watercolor Paper
Pastels and Tape to share

Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Artistic Artifacts.  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,  please visit:

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