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Workshops


Golden Workshop, Denver, February 24, 2017, 10:30am-3pm 

Mixed Media with Acrylics as the Base

Friday | February 24 | 10:30am-3pm
Instructor: Mary Morrison, Golden Working Artist artist website
Fee: $75 includes all Golden paints & mediums
Washington Street Community Center, 809 So. Washington St., Denver

Acrylics are a great base material for mixed media work...they paint beautifully plus the acrylic gels and pastes act like a glue...papers, fabrics and other collage elements will adhere to the painting surface. In this workshop, which will focus on less realistic subject matter and more abstract type work, you learn how to combine collage papers and paint for the under painting. Then work on top with a variety of mediums. For instance, a thin coating of acrylic Ground for Pastel over a collage will act as a ground for dry drawing materials, watercolor or oil paints. I'll have the new Golden Watercolors and Golden's Williamsburg oils for you to try plus all the Golden acrylics in the regular, Fluid and High Flow formulations. I'll have paintings for you to refer to by contemporary mixed media artists and demo how to use oil bar, pastel, markers, pencils and dry pigments over acrylic paint. This is the class to bring all those art materials you have on hand and experiment! For beginner to more advanced painters.

To register and for more information contact morrison.mary@live.com.


Art in the Aspens Workshops 

Art in the Aspens 2017 Workshops

Study with some of the best instructors in the country. We offer all-inclusive workshops; tuition, meals, appetizers after class and happy hour libations as well as wine with dinner including private comfy lodging with private baths. Or students may choose a class with discounted lodging, where artists are responsible for their own meals and accommodations. Plein Air and studio workshops are offered in a variety of locations in Colorado.
Art in the Aspens>

Kim Mackey | The Art of Painting Oil | March 11-12 | Pueblo, CO | supply list>

Gregg Kreutz | Applying the Essentials of Oil Painting | April 23-28 | Pueblo, CO | supply list>

Kim English | Figure & Landscape Oil/Watercolor/Acrylic | May 7-12 | Pueblo, CO | supply list>

George Strickland | How to Paint an Idea Plein Air Oil | May 28-June 2 | Pueblo, CO | supply list>

Michael J. Lynch | Inspired & Intuitive Painting Plein Air Oil | June 18-23 | Cotopaxi, CO | supply list>

Howard Friedland | Sharpening your Fundamental Plein Air Landscape Painting Skills Oil | August 13-18 | Pueblo, CO | supply list>

David Santillanes | Capturing the Atmosphere 4-Day Plein Air Oil/Acrylic | September 3-8 | Cotopoxi, CO | supply list>

Dennis Perrin | Exploring the Perrin Method of Painting Oil | September TBA | Pueblo, CO | supply list>

Michelle Torrez | Express Yourself Oil/Pastel/Watercolor | October 8-13 | Pueblo, CO | supply list>

Click here for registration information or contact Marty Brens at info@artaspens.com or 719.545.2795 for more information.


Strathmore Online Workshops thru December 31, 2017

Strathmore 2017 Online Workshop Series

Workshops continue through December 31, 2016

Learn techniques from experienced artists through online videos and downloadable instructions. Get inspired from other students in Strathmore's virtual classroom. Keep motivated with ideas and tips from our instructor.

Workshop 1: Brush Lettering and Watercolor
Instructor: Jess Park
Start Date: March 6

Workshop 2: Techniques in Pastel Art
Instructor: Amy Pearce Stone
Start Date: May 1

Workshop 3: Ethereal Mixed Media on Toned Paper
Instructor: Georgina Kreutzer
Start Date: September 4

To register by creating a student account or to log in click here>


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