Horizontal TabsDescription In this studio-based workshop, participants will learn to explore imagery expressionistically (with emotion) using acrylic paint on paper and canvas. Subject matter will focus on still life, from floral to varied subject matter. Wednesday, August 17, 2016 to Friday, August 19, 2016 Registration Fee: $285 *K-12 Educators: 17 SCECH clock hours may be earned by attending this workshop Register Here In this studio-based workshop, participants will learn to explore imagery expressionistically (with emotion) using acrylic paint on paper and canvas as led by artist, Brenda J. Clark. Subject matter will focus on still life, from floral to varied subject matter. Vivid, rich color methods of underpainting and layering of paint from washes to thick, buttery paint strokes (impasto) will be introduced. Drawing with paint to create a composition and composing with energy will also be taught. Paint application, color mixing and proper paper preparation will also be presented. Each morning the workshop will begin by painting on paper. Afternoon sessions will be dedicated to works on canvas to further explore technique and individual approaches. One morning may include a campus excursion to paint studies outside if weather permits. This class is intended for intermediate students, however all skill levels are welcome. A suggested supply list is available to all registrants by clicking on the “supplies” tab. Faculty Brenda J. Clark Instructor of Visual Arts, Interlochen College of Creative Arts Full-time artist and co-owner of the Brenda J. Clark Gallery Schedule Supplies Intermediate Acrylic Painting Workshop Supplies Materials for this workshop are not included in the registration fee. A French easel will be provided for each participant to use. Those wishing to bring their own easel may do so. This materials list has been provided as a guideline. All materials can be easily acquired at your local arts/ craft store or online. PLEASE NOTE that the instructor is very flexible on supplies. Paper or canvas board suggestions as follows. Other brands of paper and canvas panels are fine: 1 - Arches watercolor block (10 sheets per block) of 9" x 12" 300lb cold press 2 - 3 sheets of 22" x 30" 300lb hot press arches paper Belgium Linen Archival Panel, 16" x 20" or 18" x 24", 1/8" thick, oil or acrylic primed. Acrylic heavy body paints. Larger tubes of paint preferred over jars if possible. Basic color palette will be used and comprised of any yellows, blues, reds and white you may have available. No black paint needed. Brand ideas: Golden, Winsor-Newton or Utrecht (or bring what you use). Color suggestions as follows: (Yellows – all or one): Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Primary Yellow (Blues – all or one): Primary Cyan, Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine Blue (Reds – all or one): Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Light Red, Magenta Cadmium Orange Dioxazine Purple Titanium White Hog / Bristol paint brushes (flat 1”, round #6, filbert or bright #10) or any large brushes you have available. A range of three larger brushes works great. Please note that the instructor is flexible on size, but larger is better. 1" or wider masking or painting tape to secure paper. Water container for rinsing paint brush. Painting rags (cloth works best). Palette if you have one. Or, a plain “paper” plate (doubled or tripled) works great. Styrofoam plates are difficult to use. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions you may have about the supplies for this course.