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Watermedia Abstraction with Shirley Nachtrieb

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am - Wednesday, September 25, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

Watermedia Abstraction
September 24, 25, and 26
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

​In this 3-day workshop, students will paint textural collage substrates using three fluid acrylic colors. One surface will be enhanced with graphic shapes and painted over, one will be used as a substrate for a floral piece, and one will be developed into a rock formation. The textural elements used to create interesting patterns on the papers may be added back onto the painting as an enhancement. Materials not included (material List provided). Instructor: Shirley Nachtrieb. Age 18+

​Material List:
1 or 2 sheets 140lb. Arches cold pressed rag watercolor paper 22 x 30
1 sheet white Thai unryu rice paper
1 20 x 30 sheet Masa paper
White woven surgical gauze
Wax paper
Saran wrap
3-16 x 20 freezer paper covered cardboards shiny side out, sealed with masking tape. (These will act as additional work surfaces).
2-1/2 gallon plastic water buckets
Golden fluid acrylics: Thalo turquois, Quinacridone nickel azo gold, primary magenta, black and white paints
Your favorite synthetic brushes in all sizes
Disposable palette paper for acrylics
Paper towels
Water mister
Gold or silver metallic spray paint
Matte medium
Matte gel medium
Clear plastic grid ruler
Variety of circular shapes
Watercolor pencils
Sharp scissors
3-ring binder with plastic page protectors for hand-outs
College-themed notebook
Comfortable clothes to get messy in

Class Fee: $462



Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
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149 S. Hudson St.
Lowell, MI 49331 United States
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