Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th Golden Birch-On-Birch Mixed Media Workshop w. Danielle Bartlette (2 day)
Supplies not included in price. Suitable for beginners and advanced.
Need supplies? Bring your own canvas. supply kit may be purchased for $80.
This kit includes unlimited usage of all required paints, gold leaf , inks, drawing materials, embellishments.
Supply list in ''additional information''.
In this fun 2 day workshop, participants will learn how to build up layers to create an eye-pleasing abstract painting of birch trees. Everyone will produce their own unique painting to take home with them! Artist and painting instructor, Danielle Bartlette, will help you step by step throughout the day to ensure there is clarity in all the painting processes. Techniques learned will also benefit your future artworks!
Learn about negative/positive space and how to layer up paints for depth, build up texture, use mixed media including additional materials (gold leaf, glitter) effectively, and learn when to be spontaneous and/or have more structure.
HAVE FUN! No refunds for missed class but can gift your place to a friend.
SUPPLY LIST (bring your own or order through us):
Approx. 30''x40'' canvas ( or two half sizes)
-Van Dyke Red, Deep Turquoise, Mars Black, Titanium White, Cadmium or vivid Orange (bring any colours, these were what I used)
Liquitex Gloss Medium/Varnish (min. 273ml)
3 packs of loose gold leaf in full sheets (not simple leaf)
Watercolour pencil black, dark brown and/or black conte stick
Metal painting knife ( triangle at least inch long preferred)
Spray bottle with adjustable nozzle (dollar store)
Roll Paper towel
3/4 inch cheap, flat wash brush (soft bristles)
Sparkles - loose glitter *optional
gloves to protect your hands *optional
FW inks: Indian Yellow, Burnt Umber, Silver Moss *optional
Please feel free to bring additional/substitute colours should you want to switch up the palette.