Mix Those Media

$240.00

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Stretch your boundaries and approach painting from a less predictable perspective! This class inspires continuing artists to strengthen their visual voice and discover the joy of working in a more personal way in new visual territory. Combine both traditional and unusual media to yield rich results. Explore Mira’s mixed media methods: watercolor, acrylic, soft pastels, collage techniques and incorporate your personal preferences. Weekly demo and informal lecture!  Previous experience in painting and drawing necessary for this class.

Instructor: Mira M. White
Class Number: W17PD2 Category:

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Materials List

This class involves creating artworks from a variety of materials. Artists acquire a great many supplies in their experiments with form and color. You will already have many of these materials.

Please note that the list below is a general reference list for your perusal. Many items are optional and will be approached with ample demonstrations and discussion.

DRY MEDIA:
Graphite pencils 2h H, Hb, B, 2b, 4b)
Derwent Graphtone Water based Graphite set 2b, 4b,6b,8b( optional)
Charcoal- compressed and vine
Chalk pastels ( small set oil pastels (optional)
Black water soluble ink /colored inks optional
Powdered Charcoal ( Weber brand) (optional)

PAPERS/ SURFACES TO WORK ON: Select your choice.
Canvases, , wood panels, gessoed cardboard
Corrugated cardboard
Arches cold press 140lb. or 300 lb watercolor paper—other paper can be purchased (Lennox 100 , Coventry rag)

PAINTS: Choice of watercolors/ acrylics and brushes( need not be expensive)
Brands: Golden ( liquid or tube) or Nova (purchase online from Nova Paints)
Suggested colors:
Hansa yellow med,
Scarlet lake,
Permanent Rose or Quinacridone Rose,
Magenta, Violet,
Ultramarine blue, Pthalo blue,
Pthalo green,
Titanium white,
Lamp or carbon black, Gel medium ( pint size), Polymer Medium ( if using acrylics)

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS:
Drawing board
Hand pencil sharpener-/ 220 sand paper for sharpening/ Walsco Utility Knife
Throwaway thin plastic gloves and/ or dustmask
Scissors , Erasers- kneaded and hard plastic
Masking tape or artists drafting tape- 1 1/2 inch
Glue stick / acrylic polymer medium- for collage ,Gesso
Paint palette ( roll of wax paper/ freezer paper/or tin foil & cookie sheet will do nicely)
Cheap hardware store-chinese bristle brushes 1” 2 “ & / 3 “
An assortment of magazines for collage