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Mixed Media – Birds and Flowers

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The Good Stuff Arts

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Let your creativity run wild! Learn techniques to use a wide variety of mixed media objects in a painting to create one-of-a-kind projects.

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Let your creativity run wild! Learn techniques to use a wide variety of mixed media objects in a painting to create one-of-a-kind projects.

~ Learn about various mediums and products that can be utilized in mixed media.

~ Instructor will provide demos of techniques to affix papers and other objects

~ Learn how to use stencils in your work ~Work on two class projects

~Work on individual projects with teacher there to assist.

Some supplies provided.

Birds and Flowers Mixed Media – One Day Class.

Learn how to use paper, mediums, found objects in an acrylic mixed media painting. Learn techniques affix items to canvas, paper, wood, etc. including basic uses for various mediums. We will briefly touch on color and composition.

You can expect handouts and demos by the instructor, working on a couple of class projects using techniques that have been demoed with time to work on your own projects with individual attention by the instructor.We will be painting flat on the table. Do not bring easel.

Instructor will provide the following:

2 canvas’ and two sheets of gessoed paper

Mixed media objects to share like colored papers, fabric, photos, newsprint, tissueChip brush for each student to apply mediums

Mediums (the “glue” we use to affix items to surfaces)Various supplies for students to try out like charcoal, colored pencils, stencils, pens,Baby wipes and paper towels

Water bucket, spray bottles

Paper plates for palettes or you may use the table Hair dryer for drying work quickly

STUDENT Materials ListThis is a suggested materials list. Do not feel obligated to bring everything on the list, just what you think you might need and use. * items are required. Quantity is your discretion. We all paint and create at different speeds. Instructor will provide a bin of collage materials, but please bring your own too. Often students like to share special materials as well.

*Various size paint brushes – acrylic/blend combos. 5 – 6 is probably plenty. Don’t bring expensive watercolor brushes. No foam brushes. Teacher will have some available to borrow or you may purchase from The Good Stuff.

*Additional watercolor paper, canvas or cradled boards you think you may want to use. You will be provided with 4 surfaces, these will just be any additional you may want to use during the course of the day or if you want a specific size.

Color Wheel for reference (Instructor will have one, but sometimes it’s nice to fiddle with one on your own as you are working out color choices)

*Collage materials – suggested items printed papers, music sheets, old letters, photographs (you can copy on copier and use the copies) fabrics, stamps, phone books, old books, maps, newspapers, watch parts, tissue paper, foils, etc, etc, etc.Reference photos if desired

*Paints – any professional grade (Golden, Holbein, Nova, etc.) acrylic paints. No student grade paints. Your choice of colors - Heavy body or fluid, your choice. Instructor will have a good supply of paints so you can use a small amount of a special color if needed. A few basic colors or a starter set will be fine.

Apron, gloves, painting clothes. Painting is a messy business. DO NOT WEAR NICE CLOTHES! Barrier cream helps make hand clean up easy.

We will break for lunch. Often several will go as a group to Gere-a-deli. You may bring a lunch as well or go on your own. We will take one hour. Sometimes it’s nice to have a snack. We work hard!

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