Feb 7-10, 2013 (only 3 seats left)
PanPastel ART, mediums, sufaces, techniques, tools and so much more!
immerse yourself in the art of PanPastel in this 4 day workshop with donna downey. donna will share her unique product knowledge and practical and "outside of the box" techniques for using PanPastels through demonstration and hands-on application of this exciting new media. each day you will be introduced to new surfaces, tools, substrates, and textures building a working repotoire of techniques as you create you create several beautiful finished pieces PanPastel artwork.
because drawing is not the purpose of this weekend, donna will teach you several simple ways to colorize, design an transfer images to create the basic foundation of your work. Then building in bold colorful layers transforming blank backgrounds into dimensional art pieces playing with color, value and placement. taking it a step further, day two is about incorporating mixed-media elements and mediums into your PanPastel work.
ALL supplies & meals will be provided.
Join Dina Wakley for an expressive weekend where we leave our self-criticisms at the door and open our souls to let the art guide us into powerful directions. We'll be making both a canvas and a journal structure, moving from one to the other throughout the weekend. We'll build up background layers, remove layers, and build them again to create complex and interesting surfaces. Then we'll add images with a "magic" pencil. Trust me, you don't have to know how to draw to use this pencil. I will show you tips & tricks for using it, and you will be amazed at what you can accomplish. We'll draw artsy birds, and also create free-form images that we will examine and then turn into meaningful elements on our pages. We'll be using gesso, acrylic paints, modeling paste, stencils, and spray inks to fill our art with color and expression all weekend long.
ALL supplies & meals will be provided.
registration just opened, register nowInspired. Studio Workshops are a four-day immersion in mixed-media art and art journaling. This creative weekend is filled with the process driven exploration of creative mediums and applications in an intimate, supportive environment, challenging students to expand their creativity through the exploration of new artistic methods and mediums.
Inspired. Studio Workshops are all about the experience of exploring the artist in you, as you step out and broaden your definition of personal creativity. The goal of the workshop is to feed your passion to create and express yourself through multiple mediums. All levels of crafters are welcome as the event celebrates the unique artistic vision each attendee brings with them.
the weekends are boutique style and cater to pamper you with good food and good fun! If the idea of learning a new and inspired process and discovering new artistic methods to give a new platform to your personal artistic voice and vision appeal to you, then these are the events for you
we will focus on prep & assemble of a handmade journal created especially for you. In your journals, you will spend the weekend exploring new techniques for applying, layering and blending Golden fluid acrylic paints, grounds and mediums, as well as, incorporating and building mixed-media and collage elements into your work. then, working with PanPastels, explore techniques for application, transfer, layering and dimension building. rounding out this creative weekend by carving your own custom stamps and learning about basic technique, tools, repeat pattern and tricks for making unique designs.
No drawing or painting skills required. Class is open to all skill levels and you will receive personalized one-on-one guidance throughout the workshop.
ALL meals, supplies, media, tools and surfaces provided.
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