This class is suited for absolute beginners who can’t draw or paint. You will create a textured still life using acrylic paint and simple techniques that you can repeat at home. Enjoy the lovely and sometimes unpredictable results of this medium and palette knife painting. Learn how to mix acrylics with texture paste. There will also be a brief introduction to tonal values, an essential aspect of painting. By the end of this class you will have a small still life mixed media painting.
Aim: to complete a small mixed media painting of a pair of pears using 1-2 different acrylic mediums (texture paste and gel medium) in order to experience palette knife painting and possible uses for these mediums.
Jessica Malousis is the teacher and studio owner of Artful Snippets Studio and Art School in Salisbury, Brisbane. She is a qualified teacher, artist, exhibitor, creator, mixed media enthusiast, perfectionist, thinker, a wife and a mother. Her creative journey began at a very young age and her arts practice has taken many different paths. While completing a dual degree in visual arts and education, Jessica found many of the arts courses to be stifling, confusing and missing the basic skill sets artists need. Her passion through Artful Snippets is to encourage more local community participation, developing skill sets in fine and creative arts, without the high costs of tertiary education. Jessica loves teaching people of all ages with no background in arts and to help develop confidence in a creative field.
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