Acrylic painting classes with Merryn j Trevethan
Explore the amazing variety of paints, gels, mediums and grounds available today for creating with this incredibly versatile medium. Be inspired to let loose and explore the infinite possibilities and combinations.
Enjoy a series of 3 hour hands on painting workshops using Golden Acrylic Colors and Golden Acrylic Gels and Mediums in a relaxed, supportive and fun environment. You can do one workshop or you can do all of them.The workshops are suitable for beginners to practising artists, whatever stage you are at- learn ways to push your creativity further by finding the right materials for your vision and making it happen!
There will be loads of product samples on hand fozr you to try and you will leave with some artworks of your own. These classes aim give you the confidence to experiment and to find the right materials for your creative vision.
Acrylic Aspirations- colours for a cleaner palette
An introduction to Golden acrylics. Find out what makes Golden so special and explore the difference between the Fluid, Heavy Body and Open paints. Learn basic colour mixing, the difference between mineral and modern pigments and which colours to choose for a cleaner palette. Try some of the many gels and grounds and learn how to create contemporary surfaces for painting, drawing, pastel, and mixed media. Play with water colour techniques using Golden Fluids on the surfaces you have created.
Date: Sat 26 Feb 10am- 1pm Cost: $80 (does not include materials)
Process Painting- Pour, scrape and drip
Get a grip on the many gels and mediums Golden have to offer and see what’s in it for you. Explore a range of textural effects using the different gels and mediums. Layer your work with pours, stains, drips and pastes. Scrape, carve and sand. Learn how to make acrylic skins and look at ways of incorporating them into your work.
Date: Sat 5 Mar 10am- 1pm Cost: $80 (does not include materials)
Pixels and Paint- The magic of mixing more media
elcome to the exciting world of digital printing grounds and manipulating the printed image. Use a wide range of prepared surfaces combining acrylics, gels, pastes, digital grounds, fabric, fibre and other. This workshop will cover a variety of ways to transform your own images from direct transers to digital printing. You will make acrylic skins and learn how to prepare them for printing. Look at ways of manipulating the printed image by adding, subtracting and layering.
Date: Sat 19 Mar 10am- 1pm Cost: $120 per person. Includes all materials.
Venue: Substation Art Centre, 1 Market Street, Newport. (Ample free parking onsite) Opposite Newport