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P238 - Poured Painted Surfaces

Helen Shafer Garcia
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday March 10

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$ 150  

Work with watermedia pours and dropped in color to provide harmonious glowing washes of color on paper. Incredible fusions of color will appear with hardly any effort at all. We’ll experiment with gesso, gouache, and acrylic inks to build up colorful backgrounds and extended layers for negative painting and glazes. Be prepared to loosen up and experiment with textures to build up the surfaces, paint translucent layers, and create extraordinary botanical and animal shapes.

Materials fee $15 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:. Resists, gesso, gouache, 140 lb watercolor paper, acrylic inks, and other tools to use while we work.

Provided materials to use: Carbon paper, sponges, oil pastels, stencils, mark-making tools and other tools to use while we work.

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:
1or more round watercolor brushes: #12, or #14
1 lightweight board to tape paper onto. This could be a piece of cardboard or foamcore.
Artist tape or drafting tape-no blue painters tape please: it distorts your color sense.
1 round medium size acrylic brush
Watercolors: 3 professional grade tubes of watercolor paint: yellow, red and blue and a personal palette of selected colors. I work with Daniel Smith and Holbien tube paints.
water container
#2b pencil


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