Mixed Media with Contemporary Ideas
Oil Pastels; (a very small jar with lid of mineral spirits or turp.)
Kilz’s (Acrylic Only)
ice scrape (for windshields) different sizes
Cotton rags (old t shirts best)
palette or old oil cloth
cans for liquid
collage papers (special papers, newspaper, stamps, wrapping papers, Japanese/Chinese/vietnamese papers, gold, etc)
photos to paint from
yup paper at least 4 sheets
canvas at least 18X24, at least 2 ?
Acrylic paints: Cad. yellow light and medium, Grumbaugher red or cad. red light, Aliz. crimson, ultra marine blue, Thalo blue
jenkins green, sap green, Thalo green, paynes gray, titanium white.
(any others colors you use or like)
Objectives for the workshop:
We will explore the differences between: realism, abstraction and non-objective, doing a painting of each.
we will take one subject and execute it in each of these 3 ways.
We will be using a multiple of materials and media for them.
(we will complete at least 3 paintings; probably more)
We will study new ways of creating a composition (rather than using the ole “stage set” motif).
Time will be spent studying the application of paint as well as brush work.
TECHNIQUES to be used and explored:
straight painting on canvas.
scraping/mixing paint color
Motion: lost and found space, subject matter
negative and positive painting
projection of space