Water-mania!: Methods, Color Power, Techniques and Developing Dynamic Style in
Water-media: 8 Session Workshop
About the instructor: Art has always been a part of Colleen’s life paralleling her development as a person, through education, becoming an adult, raising children and her professional career. She has successfully merged them all somehow and has been addicted to education her entire life. She is honored to hold an MFA in painting from the Academy of Art in San Francisco. Now with a business degree, a graphic design degree and an MFA, Colleen has all the knowledge and motivation she needed to pursue her fine art practice and teach and inspire students from around the globe.
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Title: Water-mania with Water-media!
Instructor: Colleen Gianatiempo
Dates: Sept. 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 & Nov. 1, 8, 15
Day & Time: Mondays, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Currently offered online!
Description: In this course, we will work in water-media: transparent watercolor, gouache, casein, inks, pigments and dyes. Watercolor is the primary medium as the others are only secondary with experimentation, therefore is not necessary but they will be introduced into demonstrations. The subject matter will be half abstraction and half realistic. You will learn (1) how to mix color with the most impact (2) about composition studies in value and washes (3) how to paint relationships using counter-change and passage methods and more! (4) basic brush techniques and mark making (5) how to develop your skills while cultivating a spirit of experimentation and discovery with water-media of your choice.
Fee: $240 Members; $300 Non-members
Materials: Download materials list here!
Notes: 16+ years of age welcome. No prior experience necessary. Minimum registration required for workshop to proceed.
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Artist, Colleen Gianatiempo