Radishes 350_884 (1).jpg Horizontal TabsDescription Come play with vivid color as we explore the palette of gardens - both flower and vegetable! Friday, February 23, 2018 to Saturday, February 24, 2018 Registration Fee: $175 *K-12 Educators: Earn 12 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending this workshop. This course is now closed. Come play with vivid color as we explore the palette of gardens - both flower and vegetable! Work from classroom still life set-ups or your own reference photographs, in your preferred medium (watercolor, gouache, pastels, acrylic paints, or mixed media - please, no oil paints or toxic substances). Artist/illustrator Barb Hranilovich will share tips and tricks for layering, washes, line work, color, and texture. Learn how to plan your composition and strategize an approach to help you achieve greater depth in your piece. Whether you tend toward abstraction or realism, you will benefit from exploring the colors of summer. Please plan to bring your own media supplies (paints or pastels, brushes and paper or canvas) and some choices of reference imagery to help you get started. For more details, click on the supply tab. All skill levels are welcome. Faculty Barbara Hranilovich Instructor of Visual Arts and Entrepreneurship, Interlochen College of Creative Arts Schedule Supplies Students should bring supplies of choice. Paints, pastels, drawing tools, substrates. If desired, bring photo reference of gardens or garden-related images, or garden items. Whatever media you work in, you'll need the basics. Here are some suggestions: Paint colors (acrylic or watercolor): red, yellow, blue, white, one purple, and black (that's the bare minimum) or you may want a travel kit or starter kit. Aim for the cooler spectrum, like lemon yellow, alizarine red, cobalt or Prussian blue. A few different sized brushes, suited to the medium you'll be using. One round/pointed for detail, one straight edged (at least 1/2” wide) and one at least 1” wide (this could be an inexpensive house brush) Appropriate paper for watercolor or pastel (drawing boards available in classroom) For acrylics, 2-3 pre-stretched canvas, canvas board, or wood panel. Watercolor or pastel paper You may work in any size, but 9x12" or 11x14" are manageable in the time we have Sketching tool, such as a soft pencil or charcoal pencil Rags for cleaning brushes Palette, whether palette paper, Styrofoam trays, or other Reference photos, scenes, or close-ups of garden imagery that calls to you.