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Face to Face

Nicole Austin
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday May 31

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$ 170  

In this workshop, we'll learn the basics in drawing simple-yet-beautiful faces and how to add a bit of color, texture, shading, and highlights to bring our faces to life! No drawing experience necessary! We'll be painting our pages with acrylic paint to start as they make perfect backgrounds to sketch with water soluble pencil (easy to erase and change our faces as we go)--so if you can, paint a few pages in your journal with solid colors of acrylic paint and let dry before class. I'll show you how to shade using Stabilo pencil and a waterbrush, and add color, shading and highlights to the face with two separate mediums: acrylic paint and oil paint sticks. Both are a lovely way to start adding life and dimension to the face and they produce some satisfying results!

Materials Fee $20 paid at beginning of class includes:

Collage paper pack full of unique assortment of handmade, scrapbook, recycled, vintage papers, tissue paper, etc., Stabilo pencil
Use of shared materials: acrylic paint, spray ink, stencils, mark-making tools, etc

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

*basic kit: scissors, glue stick, pencil
*Art Journal (about 9x12" Canson XL or Strathmore or Dylusions. Something with mixed media weight paper)
*Shiva oil paint stick (Titanium White, Yellow Ochre, and optional Aliziron Crimson or other red/pink color)
Optional items: Stencils, stamps, spray ink, acrylic paint, collage paper (if you have favorites, bring them, but I'll have plenty to share!)

Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Meininger. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Meininger.

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For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

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