Using a variety of acrylic pastes and collage, we will work through a series of stages creating layers & textures. Having constructed an interesting base we will then work in a combination of washes, thicker paint and drawn marks to create a lively atmospheric image, adding more collage as needed and sanding back through paint to create distressed surfaces. A fun day with plenty of demos and step-by-step instruction.
What to bring:
Heavy watercolour paper (approx. 350gsm) or mountboard / back of sketchpad (painted white if you’re using this) or MDF (painted white).
Lightweight handmade papers /tissue paper/packing paper/book pages /music scores etc (whatever you have – we will be using it to create texture & pattern)
Drawing pencil; Water-soluble pencils / crayons / oil pastel if you have them (don’t buy specially)
Acrylic matt medium (the gel sort, not the fluid medium– Winsor & Newton, Pebeo & Liquitex all make one)
Acrylic paints – whatever you have – if buying specially just buy primary colours and white
Mixing palette, brushes (whatever you have), glue brush
Kitchen roll, water pot, scissors
Inspiration / source material of old buildings (these could be farm buildings, urban or industrial etc
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
Any other materials not specified for the students to bring
1 to 1 guidance
A selection of tea, freshly brewed coffee, biscuits and delicious cakes
And of course you take your wonderful creations from the day.
Terms - Fee is payable on booking. If, having booked, you cancel your booking, we are unable to offer a refund. However, you may nominate someone else to attend the workshop or class in your place. We reserve the right to cancel a workshop up to 48 hours prior to the workshop date. We will only cancel due to insufficient places sold and you will be refunded the full amount paid.
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