Mixed media course - painting
Next session: 5 consecutive mornings (9 am to noon), from April 8 to 12, 2019
This mixed media painting course aims to familiarize students with mixed media using acrylic, gouache or watercolour paints with various mixed techniques.
We will explore the processes of creation in figurative or abstract styles.
Part 1: THE COMPOSITION
Content of the mixed media workshop. General objectives. Personal expectations of everyone. General explanation of the content of the workshop.
Learn the notions of the composition of a work of figurative painting (or abstract) in mixed media. Concept and structure of the composition. Various types of compositions.
Explanation of course objectives. Explanations of the particular requirements for the creation of works according to the medium (s). Creation of preparatory sketches.
Part 2: COLOR PRODUCTION
Learn how to manage the stages of making a figurative or abstract painting in mixed media. Exploration of languages and various classical and contemporary techniques.
Explanations of the specific technical requirements. Choice of the medium (acrylic, gouache, watercolour).
Realization of the work (acrylic, gouache or watercolor) in a format 16 "x 20".
In acrylic paint:
Acrylic, canvas in 16 " x 20" format or wooden board in 16 " x 20" format, Acrylic brushes, different materials for the creation of textures (bonding paper, metallic threads or metal powders ...).
In gouache paint:
Canson paper (white and coloured), support for paper, gouache, adhesive tape, watercolour brushes, different materials for the creation of textures (collage paper, metallic or textile threads, metallic powders ...).
In watercolour painting:
Watercolour paper, paper holder, watercolour, adhesive tape, watercolour brushes, different materials for the creation of textures (collage paper, metallic or textile threads, metallic powders ...).
Painter and illustrator: Works and artistic approach