Two Golden Opportunities in February

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Golden Artist Colors, Inc.

Free Lecture & Demonstration

February 19, 2015

The Golden lecture and demonstration is a fun and fast-paced informative educational presentation on acrylic paints and all the related products! The lecture covers information about the different types of acrylic paint formulations, pigments, gels, pastes, color mixing, health & safety. Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, such as watercolor and colored pencil or pastels. Various acrylic products and techniques will be demonstrated to enrich your understanding of the medium, among these you will learn basic tips for how to extend paint to save money and how to mix paints with gels and pastes to create exciting textures. From traditional painting to contemporary to mixed media, acrylics are infinitely versatile. We will also review Golden’s newest products, including the QoR Watercolors, High Flow Acrylics and the Open Acrylics. We will also discuss Golden’s Williamsburg Handmade Oil paints. Discover the possibilities and become inspired with how these fabulous materials and fresh new insights can be added to your own creative process. All participants will receive free literature, an information packet, hand-painted color charts and a bag of free product samples!

Lecture & Demonstration: 4PM — 6PM

Where: The Studio Door

3830 Ray Street, North Park, San Diego, CA 92104

www.thestudiodoor.com

Student artwork: Ronna S. Digital print on a acrylic gel skin.

Student artwork: Ronna S. Digital print on an acrylic gel skin.

GOLDEN Essentials Workshop

Mixed Media Approaches to Painting:

Acrylic Gel Skins and Digital Printing and Image Transfers

 February 21st & 22nd                10AM — 3PM

 Explore new and innovative approaches to collage and painting using Golden acrylic mediums and pigments with Golden Working Artist Kevin Greeland. Have you struggled with incorporating digital media into your paintings? Then this class is for you with step-by-step procedures and lots of hands on exercises. We’ll explore image transfers using wet mediums and creating new surface for painting and collage. Learn the art, science and mechanics of making dynamic “Gel Skins” for use in collage and to enhance mixed media painting skills. We will also explore a variety of methods for transferring images directly to a variety of substrates. This class is heavy on process and materials to help the students become familiar and comfortable with the actual creation of Gel Skins and Image Transfer techniques. Designed to expand your skills and unlock your creativity. Personal direction is emphasized. All skill levels welcome, most materials provided by the instructor. The first 10 students to register will receive an art starter kit an $80 value. The kit includes: an 8 pack 5 oz. Golden Fluid Paints, palette knife and 2 basic brush sets contained in a translucent storage travel case plus 3 pack of canvas panels. $215

Class size is limited, to sign up on-line: www.thestudiodoor.com

 

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