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Winter Abstract Painting Workshop Series: Four workshops that explore and expand on Abstract Painting

Day: Saturdays
Dates(s): January 25th | February 22nd | March 28th | April 25th – Choose one workshop individually, or sign up for all workshops as a series
Cost: Members $115 | Non-Members $145
Time: 10am-3pm (30 minute lunch break at noon)

Description:
Four workshops that explore and expand on Abstract Painting: For All Skill Levels

This four-part series can be taken as singular classes or can be taken all together as an advanced Concentration in Abstract painting. Each workshop will focus on an overall theme with correlating exercises.

January 25th: “Comfort in Ambiguity”
February 22nd: “Working in a Series”
March 28th: “Emotional Color”
April 25th: “Mark Making- A Personal Visual Lexicon” 

Each workshop is designed for Abstract painters interested in exploring more deeply the fundamental elements that come together to create a successful and meaningful abstract painting. Several exercises will be given to help initiate and inspire authenticity in each artist’s own personal painting voice. Hands-on demonstrations, techniques, compositional principles, and color theories will be explored and discussed. Drawing, Painting, and collage materials will be used to invite play and discovery. These intense, concentrated workshops emphasize creating and exploring the process of making abstract art work. Be prepared to paint and work on several pieces. BRING AN APRON OR WEAR AN OLD SHIRT!!!!

Materials:
Some supplies and materials will be provided for special exercises Suggested Supplies:

Brushes BIG BIG BIG no small water color brushes!!!! well maybe one

Pointy tipped palette knife

Paint- Water Based, for workshop(s) advisable to buy a small starter set (inks, acrylic, gauche, or water color)

LARGE Pad of Bristol or water color paper no smaller than 18”x24” palette paper

Tape

Collage papers glue

Oil pastels OR water color crayons OR paint markers containers for water and paper towels

Anything else you may use in your practice