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Transparently Collaged

Sandra Duran Wilson
9:00 - 4:30
Wed March 19

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$ 185  

This is a great new course that I have been developing over the past year. I may be known for transfers from my first book Image Transfer Workshop, but I am now experimenting with papers and other materials to get instant transparent collage elements to add to your paintings. I will bring four different papers for us to work on and we will explore various mark-making techniques on these papers. You can even trace over a part of an image, do texture rubbing, draw using a variety of tools and even found objects. You will discover indirect mark making, stamping and spraying with stencils. These papers will be added to abstract backgrounds that you have painted onto Ampersand panels.

The layering possibilities are amazing and by incorporating both transparency and adding opacity with paints, you will develop a very sophisticated mixed media artwork. I will bring some special paints and pens to add to the finished artwork. You will learn layering using color and composition techniques as well.

Instructor provides art materials to share including use of texture plates, stamps, stencils, specialty sprays, graphite pencil, texture tools and heat gun. I will bring oil pastels, inks and some paints but you may wish to have some of your own as well.
You may wish to bring a painting to start to work on top of, but we will have panels to paint on as well.

 

Materials Fee $25 paid at beginning of class includes:

Two Ampersand panels,
Mixed Media paper,
4 different types of translucent paper

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Assortment of fluid acrylic paint and/or acrylic inks. A few of your favorite colors plus black and white.
Brushes from small to up to 2 inches
Palette knife
Golden Gloss Medium-make sure it is gloss.
Freezer paper to work on top of.
Optional-oil pastels, paint markers, pens, pencils or other mark making tools. A picture you may want to trace over as well.
A container for water large enough to hold your brushes.
Palette paper or plastic plates for mixing paints or inks.
Paper towels
Spray bottle for alcohol and one spray bottle for water.
Scissors
Isopropyl alcohol
Gloves or barrier cream for your hands if you like.
Something to take notes with.
 


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