Close your eyes and think of your favourite memory. What colours, shapes and sounds come to mind? Explore your favourite memories through abstract acrylic painting with BC-based artist Kathryn Wadel. In this three-hour workshop, Kathryn will guide you through colour mixing and expressive painting techniques to create an abstract acrylic painting on canvas.
Open to beginners (ages 14 to 99)
*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link 48 to 72 hours after the workshop)
Part 1: Get to know your materials
To begin, Kathryn will provide an overview of the necessary painting tools, as well as show you how to set up your palette for success!
Part 2: Exploring memory through painting
In part two, Kathryn will guide participants through colour mixing, as well as painting techniques to express emotions, thoughts and sounds of memory.
Part 3: Eco-conscious cleanup + Q & ATo end the workshop, Kathryn will share helpful tips for developing a more eco-conscious painting practice through responsible brush cleaning and maintenance methods. She will then answer all your acrylic painting questions in a Q & A.
List of materials to bring:
✓ Canvas pad/paper (9 x 12 in)
✓ Acrylic paints (Naphthol Red or Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Yellow Light or Bright Yellow and Titanium White)
✓ Acrylic paintbrushes (flat, round and filbert synthetic bristles)
✓ Paper towel or painting rag
✓ Masonite board/support board (minimum 10 x 13 in)
✓ Painter’s tape
✓ Two recycled glass/plastic jars
✓ Palette or palette paper
✓ Palette knife
✓ Easel (optional)