Acrylic & Mixed Media Approaches to Painting and Beyond!
Apr
18
to Apr 21

Acrylic & Mixed Media Approaches to Painting and Beyond!

  • Palm Springs Art Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This is a fun, fast-paced four-day crash course in all things acrylic and mixed media. The class is heavy on materials and process to help the students become familiar and comfortable with a variety of image making techniques and a whole lot more. Explore new and innovative approaches to collage and painting using Golden acrylic mediums and pigments with Golden Working Artist Kevin Greeland.

 We’ll explore printmaking techniques and transferring those techniques into painting. We’ll also explore collage - Have you struggled with incorporating collage into your paintings? Do you have trouble figuring out how to build layers within your work? Oh, and then there’s Acrylic Encaustic! Do you have difficulty working abstractly or with idea generation? Then this class is for you with step-by-step procedures and lots of hands on exercises. We’ll explore image transfers using wet mediums and creating new surface for painting and collage. Learn the art and mechanics of making dynamic "Gel Skins" for use in collage and to enhance mixed media painting skills.

 Learn the fundamentals of acrylic paints and mixed media through a series of comprehensive exercises. Designed to expand your skills and unlock your creativity. Personal direction is emphasized. All skill levels welcome, most materials provided by the instructor plus a Free Sample bag of Golden products along with a number of other free goodies.

 What to Bring:

1 sheet of Arches 88 paper (22.5 x 30 inches)

1 pad black pastel paper (9 x 12 inches)

1 canvas, roughly 16 x 20, 18 x 24 or 20 x 20 inches –you decide

at least 8 – 8 x 10 inch canvas boards.

Your favorites materials to work with and or brushes

Several favorite images: make laser/Xerox copies some black & white and some color.

Suggested a lunch/snack & beverage, the museum does have a Café

Contact the museum, 760-322-4800, to register 

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Free Golden Acrylics Demonstration and Lecture
Apr
9
12:00am12:00am

Free Golden Acrylics Demonstration and Lecture

The Golden free lecture and demonstration is a fun and fast-paced informative educational presentation on acrylic paints and all the related products from mediums to gels and pastes! The lecture covers information about the different types of acrylic paint formulations, pigments, and their related viscosities, as well as color theory and color reality, drying time, and health & safety. Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, such as watercolor and colored pencil or pastels and so much more. The lecture will also cover a technical review of acrylics and their varied application possibilities. Various acrylic products and techniques will be demonstrated to enrich your understanding of the medium, among these you will learn basic tips for how to extend paint to save money and how to mix paints with gels and pastes to create exciting textures. From traditional painting to contemporary and on to mixed media, acrylics are infinitely versatile. We will also review Golden's newest products, including the QoR Watercolors, High Flow Acrylics and the OPEN Acrylics. We will also discuss Golden’s Williamsburg Handmade Oil paints. Discover the possibilities and become inspired with how these fabulous materials and fresh new insights can be added to your own creative process. All participants will receive a free information packet, hand-painted color charts and a bag of free Golden product samples to take home!

Contact the museum to register 760-322-4800

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Golden Watermedia Lecture & Demonstration (QoR Watercolors)* OPEN to Members of Art on the Edge only.
Mar
15
10:00am10:00am

Golden Watermedia Lecture & Demonstration (QoR Watercolors)* OPEN to Members of Art on the Edge only.

  • Venus Studio, LLC/ Art on the Edge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this fun, fast paced session you will learn valuable information about QoR Watercolors, guiding you through the basics while opening up new possibilities. Learn the unique properties of watercolor, and the new preparation grounds that transform any surface, canvas or wood panel into a watercolor friendly one. Discover new watercolor mediums for unusual effects on paper, canvas and wood panels. Check out the amazing new grounds to prepare contemporary surfaces for painting, drawing, pastel and mixed water media. We’ll discuss how to create beautiful watercolor journal including mixed water media effects. You’ll discover how to create watercolor prints, prints without a press. We will also cover combining QoR Watercolors and Golden High Flow Acrylic paints along with a number of other Golden products to create wonderful Mixed Media Water effects. You’ll leave with lots of ideas and the potential of combining the various techniques and other methods of painting and printmaking. Discover the possibilities and become inspired with how these fabulous materials and fresh new insights can be added to your own creative process. All participants will receive a free information packet, hand-painted color charts and a bag of free Golden product samples to take home. Open to Members only of Art on the Edge, there may be a few seats open to the public. Contact Cindy Mason by email, cindylmason@me.com

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Free Golden Acrylics Lecture and Demonstration (2 Hours)
Feb
18
10:00am10:00am

Free Golden Acrylics Lecture and Demonstration (2 Hours)

  • Fallbrook Art Association/Fallbrook Women's Club (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Golden free lecture and demonstration is a fun and fast-paced informative educational presentation on acrylic paints and all the related products from mediums to gels and pastes! The lecture covers information about the different types of acrylic paint formulations, pigments, and their related viscosities, as well as color theory and color reality, drying time, and health & safety. Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, such as watercolor and colored pencil or pastels and so much more. The lecture will also cover a technical review of acrylics and their varied application possibilities. Various acrylic products and techniques will be demonstrated to enrich your understanding of the medium, among these you will learn basic tips for how to extend paint to save money and how to mix paints with gels and pastes to create exciting textures. From traditional painting to contemporary and on to mixed media, acrylics are infinitely versatile. We will also review Golden's newest products, including the QoR Watercolors, High Flow Acrylics and the OPEN Acrylics. We will also discuss Golden’s Williamsburg Handmade Oil paints. Discover the possibilities and become inspired with how these fabulous materials and fresh new insights can be added to your own creative process. All participants will receive a free information packet, hand-painted color charts and a bag of free Golden product samples to take home!  This event is for members only, however there may be a few seats open to the public. Contact Susan by email: firstwaterlady@verizon.net

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Free Golden Lecture & Demonstration (2 Hours)
Feb
6
1:00pm 1:00pm

Free Golden Lecture & Demonstration (2 Hours)

Free Golden Acrylics Lecture and Demonstration

(2 HOURS)

 

The Golden free lecture and demonstration is a fun and fast-paced informative educational presentation on acrylic paints and all the related products from mediums to gels and pastes! The lecture covers information about the different types of acrylic paint formulations, pigments, and their related viscosities, as well as color theory and color reality, drying time, and health & safety. Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, such as watercolor and colored pencil or pastels and so much more. The lecture will also cover a technical review of acrylics and their varied application possibilities. Various acrylic products and techniques will be demonstrated to enrich your understanding of the medium, among these you will learn basic tips for how to extend paint to save money and how to mix paints with gels and pastes to create exciting textures. From traditional painting to contemporary and on to mixed media, acrylics are infinitely versatile. We will also review Golden's newest products, including the QoR Watercolors, High Flow Acrylics and the OPEN Acrylics. We will also discuss Golden’s Williamsburg Handmade Oil paints. Discover the possibilities and become inspired with how these fabulous materials and fresh new insights can be added to your own creative process. All participants will receive a free information packet, hand-painted color charts and a bag of free Golden product samples to take home!  Event is for members only, there may be a few seats open to the public, contact Susan by email: firstwaterlady@verizon.net

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Free Golden Acrylics Lecture & Demonstration
Jan
28
2:00pm 2:00pm

Free Golden Acrylics Lecture & Demonstration

Free Golden Acrylics Lecture and Demonstration

(2 HOURS)

The Golden free lecture and demonstration is a fun and fast-paced informative educational presentation on acrylic paints and all the related products from mediums to gels and pastes! The lecture covers information about the different types of acrylic paint formulations, pigments, and their related viscosities, as well as color theory and color reality, drying time, and health & safety. Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, such as watercolor and colored pencil or pastels and so much more. The lecture will also cover a technical review of acrylics and their varied application possibilities. Various acrylic products and techniques will be demonstrated to enrich your understanding of the medium, among these you will learn basic tips for how to extend paint to save money and how to mix paints with gels and pastes to create exciting textures. From traditional painting to contemporary and on to mixed media, acrylics are infinitely versatile. We will also review Golden's newest products, including the QoR Watercolors, High Flow Acrylics and the OPEN Acrylics. We will also discuss Golden’s Williamsburg Handmade Oil paints. Discover the possibilities and become inspired with how these fabulous materials and fresh new insights can be added to your own creative process. All participants will receive a free information packet, hand-painted color charts and a bag of free Golden product samples to take home!

Contact Deb Mumm 760-340-5085

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Free Golden Arylics Lecture and Demonstration
Jan
20
1:00pm 1:00pm

Free Golden Arylics Lecture and Demonstration

  • Sun City Civic Association / Sun City Art Guild (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Golden free lecture and demonstration is a fun and fast-paced informative educational presentation on acrylic paints and all the related products from mediums to gels and pastes! The lecture covers information about the different types of acrylic paint formulations, pigments, and their related viscosities, as well as color theory and color reality, drying time, and health & safety. Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, such as watercolor and colored pencil or pastels and so much more. The lecture will also cover a technical review of acrylics and their varied application possibilities. Various acrylic products and techniques will be demonstrated to enrich your understanding of the medium, among these you will learn basic tips for how to extend paint to save money and how to mix paints with gels and pastes to create exciting textures. From traditional painting to contemporary and on to mixed media, acrylics are infinitely versatile. We will also review Golden's newest products, including the QoR Watercolors, High Flow Acrylics and the OPEN Acrylics. We will also discuss Golden’s Williamsburg Handmade Oil paints. Discover the possibilities and become inspired with how these fabulous materials and fresh new insights can be added to your own creative process. All participants will receive a free information packet, hand-painted color charts and a bag of free Golden product samples to take home!

To register contact Kathy Pickett at wizkathypic@Verizon.net

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Golden OPEN Acrylics Monoprinting
Jan
13
10:00am10:00am

Golden OPEN Acrylics Monoprinting

A fun and fast paced one-day session creating beautiful prints without a press and paintings! We’ll use Golden OPEN Acrylics on Gelli Plates to create realistic or abstract artistic visions. You’ll learn what makes OPEN so unique and why it is ideally suited for this printing method. Weather abstract or painterly this method works great with any style. Learn how to ink the plates, paint on the plates and printing from the plates. We’ll also create a beautiful journal incorporating your prints and paintings.

Monoprinting is a unique method of working in multiple images, incorporating the immediacy of painting with printmaking methods by repeating and reworking personal imagery and symbols. You’ll leave with lots of ideas and the potential of combining the various techniques and other methods into your printmaking and painting.
I’ll supply the OPEN paint, Gelli plates, and brushes and all related tools.

All levels welcome! Free literature and a free sample bag of Golden products! 

To Register Click Here: Venus Studios LLC

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QoR Explore - QoR Watercolors
Jan
12
10:00am10:00am

QoR Explore - QoR Watercolors

In this fun, fast paced one day session you will learn valuable information about QoR watercolors, guiding you through the basics while opening up new possibilities. Learn the unique properties of watercolor, and the new preparation grounds that transform any surface, canvas or wood panel into a watercolor friendly one. Discover new watercolor mediums for unusual effects on paper, canvas and wood panels. Check out the amazing new grounds to prepare contemporary surfaces for painting, drawing, pastel and mixed water media. All students will create a beautiful watercolor journal. We will spend some time creating watercolor prints, prints without a press. We’ll start with a warm up exercises using QoR Watercolors to do a small painting or two. Next we’ll take it up a notch and dive into QoR Watercolors on Dura-Lar Plates and create beautiful Monoprints. 

You’ll leave with lots of ideas and the potential of combining the various techniques and other methods of painting and printmaking plus your own watercolor journal and several watercolor prints and paintings. I will supply the QoR Watercolors, the various grounds and mediums and some brushes and all the related tools.

All levels welcome! Free literature and a free sample bag of Golden products! 

Click here to Register : Venus Studios LLC

What to Bring:
1 pad of Strathmore Printmaking paper 11 x 14 inch.
2 sheets Arches 88 paper, 22.5 x 30 inches
2 sheets of Strathmore Aquarius II paper, 22 x 30 inches

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Monoprinting with QoR Watercolors
Jul
14
10:00am10:00am

Monoprinting with QoR Watercolors

San Clemente, California
Contact Heather Rapozo 949 369-6603  info@scartsupply.com
Fee: $125
Event Open to Public

Monoprinting with Golden Working Artist Kevin Greeland and Golden QoR Watercolors: Discover printmaking without a press; in this fun fast passed workshop we will spend our day printing; with QoR Watercolors on Dura-Lar Plates. Whether you are into abstraction or realism these methods will easily fit into your creative process.

This unique workshop will focus on innovative techniques to enable printing without a press; the final artwork can stand on its own merit or be incorporated into mixed media works, collage or journaling. And if you have never explored QoR Watercolors then this is your chance. Come prepared to print because that’s what this class is all about.

All levels welcome! Free literature packet and a free sample bag of Golden products! Class size limited to 14 students.

Materials List: Bring 2 sheets of Arches 88 paper; this typically comes in large sheets 22.5 x 30 inches. Please do not tear or cut down this paper we will do this in class. 

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Free Golden Acrylics Lecture and Demonstration
Jun
25
1:00pm 1:00pm

Free Golden Acrylics Lecture and Demonstration

San Clemente, California, United States
Contact Heather Rapozo 949 369-6603 info@scartsupply.com
Event FREE and Open to Public

Free Golden Acrylics Lecture and Demonstration (2 HOURS) The Golden free lecture and demonstration is a fun and fast-paced informative educational presentation on acrylic paints and all the related products from mediums to gels and pastes!

The lecture covers information about the different types of acrylic paint formulations, pigments, and their related viscosities, as well as color theory and color reality, drying time, and health & safety. Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, such as watercolor and colored pencil or pastels and so much more. The lecture will also cover a technical review of acrylics and their varied application possibilities. Various acrylic products and techniques will be demonstrated to enrich your understanding of the medium, among these you will learn basic tips for how to extend paint to save money and how to mix paints with gels and pastes to create exciting textures. From traditional painting to contemporary and on to mixed media, acrylics are infinitely versatile.

We will also review Golden's newest products, including the QoR Watercolors, High Flow Acrylics and the OPEN Acrylics. We will also discuss Golden’s Williamsburg Handmade Oil paints. Discover the possibilities and become inspired with how these fabulous materials and fresh new insights can be added to your own creative process.

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