Freedom in Watermedia

The Freedom in Watermedia workshop is designed to help students paint intuitively, starting with no preconceived notions or outcome. There is no preliminary planning or drawing. The process will dictate direction as students use a variety of techniques to implement color, texture, line, shape and value. Instruction will start with arbitrary mark making and color application, working transparent to opaque building layers using a variety of mark making tools, watercolor, gesso and acrylic. There will be regular comments and evaluation of work in progress concerning relationships between shape, texture, line, color and value. It is entirely possible finished work may be representational, but the goal is a painting which is visually pleasing and aligned with the artist's personal aesthetic.

 

Mix it up on Canvas - Mixed Media/Collage on Canvas

Participants in the Mix it up on Canvas workshop will create mixed media/collage paintings on canvas using an intuitive process, starting with no preconceived or elaborate planning. The process will dictate direction as students use a variety of collage materials and techniques to implement color, texture (real and implied), line, shape and value. Instruction will start with semi-arbitrary application of collage materials in combination with acrylic, gesso, acrylic mediums and assorted mark-making tools. There will be regular comments and evaluation as work progresses concerning relationships between design elements and principles. The goal is a mixed media/collage painting which is visually pleasing and aligned with the artist’s personal aesthetic.

 

Alabama Art Colony - October 5-10, 2018terravitta 
Freedom in Watermedia

Alexander City,  AL  35011
Childrens Harbor, Lake Martin
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Arizona Art Supply - November 3, 2018
Freedom in Watermedia

16th Street and IndianSchool Road
Phoenix, AZ
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Terravita Art League (2 days) - January 23 and 30, 2019
Mix it up on Canvas

Mixed Media on Canvas 
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San Diego Watercolor Society  -  February 11-14, 2019
Freedom in Watermedia

SDWS Gallery
Liberty Station, 2825 Dewey Road, Bldg #202, San Diego, CA
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Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona - March 6-8, 2019
Freedom in Watermedia

Saint Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church
4625 E. River Road
Tucson, Arizona 85718
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CASA Members first, then others.

 

Oregon Society of Artists  -  August 12-15, 2019
Freedom in Watermedia

2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205
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Artensity Workshops  -  October 28-30, 2019
Freedom in Watermedia

Ann Arbor, MIichigan 
Registration info coming soon

 

Franciscan LIfe Process Center  -  June 11-13, 2020
Mix it up on Canvas

Lowell, MIichigan 
Registration info coming soon

 

 

 

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If you or your group are interested in a workshop in your area and would like more information about my workshops please inquire here.