In this workshop, you will learn different techniques and media that can be combined with watercolour on paper to take your artwork to new creative heights.
Open to beginners and intermediates.
Ages 13 to 99.
*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link 48 to 72 hours after the workshop)
Part 1: Exploring a universe of possibilities
First, we will explore different techniques for applying paint to create a variety of effects. We will also see how to transfer an image onto paper so that you can paint over it with watercolours. We will also cover collage, imprint, stencils and a combination of different media.
Part 2: Creating your artwork
Next, I will guide you step by step as you create your own mixed media artwork inspired by all these new possibilities!
List of materials to bring:
✓ One sheet of hot-pressed watercolour paper, approximately 9x12 inches (the paper should be smooth for best results with image transfer)
✓ A set of watercolour paints
✓ A medium watercolour brush with synthetic bristles
✓ A medium brush with hog bristles
✓ For the image transfer: ChartPack blending pen (can be replaced with nail polish remover containing acetone)
✓ A small jar of gum arabic for gluing
✓ Different types of thin paper or other light items that we will stick onto the artwork (such as tissue paper, rice paper, cheesecloth, sewing thread...)
✓ A set of dry pastels
✓ One or two stencils with your choice of patterns (foliage, mandala, arabesque, abstract patterns...)
✓ Small spoon
✓ Masking tape
✓ A piece of plastic wrap
✓ A jar of water
✓ An absorbent rag
✓ Reference document (laser printed or photocopied, no inkjet)