|Give it a Go Mixed Media - Beginners||Friday 12 July||9.30am to 3.30pm||The Art Folly,
24 Coghill Street, Whitianga
Give it a Go Mixed Media
For those who have little or no experience with acrylic mediums and techniques. Perfect for the procrastinators and the petrified. So you can't draw a straight line ... relax, have fun creating crooked lines.
This introductory workshop will walk you through exciting, easy and enlightening ways to use contemporary painting materials. All art materials are supplied.
Explore the magic of acrylic paint; make it slide, drip, splatter, pool, sparkle, veil and reveal. Create interesting effects with gels, fluid acrylics, hard-bodied paints, reflective and metallic paints, and collage.
Plan on getting messy and arrive with an art shirt or apron and plenty of enthusiasm. There's no right or wrong in this class so give it a go without fear of failure. Head home with a completed painting and equipped with new-found skills, ideas and confidence to continue mixed media painting on your own.
All art materials supplied including canvas, GOLDEN paints and creative new mixed media products. Have fun experimenting with a wide range of techniques and mediums.
About Wendy Walls
Wendy is a mixed media artist residing in Whitianga. She paints both abstract and realistic subjects in vibrant colour and rich texture. In her mixed media paintings, Wendy combines a wide range of art materials including gels, pastes, fluid acrylics, inks, skins, collage, and heavy body paints.
As well as maintaining her art practice, Wendy runs mixed media art workshops in her Whitianga studio, and tutors art clubs in other locations by arrangement. She is a Golden Certified Instructor for Golden Artist Colors of New York.