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Ivy Stevens-Gupta: Creating Colorful Abstract Paintings Workshop: Acrylics & Mixed Media | Summer 2023


Member Tuition: $140

Ivy Stevens-Gupta: Creating Colorful Abstract Paintings Workshop: Acrylics & Mixed Media | Summer 2023 (2023-6630)

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Ages: 16+
Saturday, 7/15/2023
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Drake - Art Studio

Instructor: Ivy Stevens-Gupta

Creating Colorful Abstract Paintings Workshop:
Acrylics & Mixed Media

Instructor: Ivy Stevens-Gupta

If you’ve ever wanted to try out new materials before investing in art supplies, this is the workshop for you. Whether you’re a novice or professional artist, you’ll enjoy learning how to create abstract paintings while having fun and making new friends. In this experiential and informative, half-day workshop, you’ll create beautiful art to hang in your home or office. Practice using different art supplies with certified color therapist and international award-winning artist, Ivy Stevens-Gupta. Ivy will show you step by step her systematic approach to creating art with strong contrast and pleasing color harmonies. Ivy will go over how to prep your paint surface, add layers of paint, mark-making, using mixed media and how to hang your finished painting. Here is what you can expect:

• Participants will work on two 8” x 8” x 1.7” paintings on archival cradled birch board panels and several 8” x 10” gel prints on paper.
• Watch live demos of different techniques before beginning your paintings.
• Quickly gain confidence using assorted acrylic paints, mark-making tools, pencils, wax pastels, brushes, inks, mediums, and substrates.
• Warm up exercises that include practicing color mixing on paper before moving on to wood panels.
• Learn how to use a Gelli gel printing press to create your own papers for adding to your paintings or for bookmarkers, gift tags, mini paintings and greeting cards.
• Explore the fundamentals of creating colorful paintings utilizing basic color theory principles. Create paintings that have depth, interest, and contrast.

Workshop Information:
• All Skill Levels Welcome
• Age Level: 16 & up
• Cost of the class includes all art supplies, snacks, and drinks

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