Portland, OR 2020 Art and Soul Workshops

Workshop Details

Caitlin Dundon
9:00 - 4:30
Wednesday, March 18

Black and White Texture Techniques

$ 160  


A great starting point for novices to acrylic techniques in texture, Black and White Texture Techniques is also a wonderful exploration and inspiration for intermediate and advanced students. Students will work on 12 small pieces and practice a variety of acrylic painting techniques including gesso priming, stamping, stenciling (reverse/wet stenciling), mark-making, collage with acrylic gels (novel newsprint, tissue paper, rice paper), texture in gels, molding pastes, crackle gel, crackle paste and fiber paste. Students also have the convenient option of working on one 18” x 24” wood or canvas panel OR 12 individual 6” x 6” blocks, panels, canvas boards or watercolor paper like Strathmore Artist Tiles. 

Materials Fee $20 paid at beginning of class includes:

acrylic gels
crackle gel
crackle paste
molding paste
fiber paste
mark making tools to borrow
mini collage papers kit

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:
12 qty 6 inch x 6 inch Strathmore Artist Tiles (watercolor paper) OR one 18 inch x 24 inch canvas or wood panel or individual wood or canvas panels
white gesso
black gesso
brush (one inch flat or mop)
palette knife (plastic or metal)
water container
paper towels/baby wipes
optional: your favorite rubber stamps/stencils, collage ephemera