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Oil Cold Wax Paper Sunday, August 4, 9:00 AM  
Serena Barton $145   
This workshop is 6 hours.

Student Level: Beginner-Advanced
Type of Workshop: Process & Project
Prerequisite: All welcome. Each student's pace and progress will be different. Beginners can easily learn basic techniques and create simple compositions with a complex surface. More experienced painters can review techniques and explore new ideas.
Workshop Category: Mixed-Media, Painting

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Discover the translucent beauty of painting with oil and cold wax medium! You'll experiment freely with this delicious medium and Arches oil paper. You can paint right onto the paper, so no need to gesso. Unlike with hot wax, you need no appliances to achieve maximum cold wax goodness. You can add and scrape off layers as you want to, so no need to be concerned about mistakes!

You'll work on several pieces at once, using tools such as squeegees, bamboo skewers, rubber jar openers, combs, and more. In addition to painting, we'll explore incising, using paint sticks, painting knives, oil pastels, and other mark-making tools. We'll explore adding collage elements to your paintings in the form of tissue paper, old book pages and more. This workshop is the ideal introduction to painting with oil and cold wax! You'll leave with some work in progress and some stunning finished pieces!

Kit/Materials Fee (payable to instructor at class time):

  • $25.00
  • a variety of mark-making tools
  • ink
  • stencils
  • oil pastels and pigment sticks to share
  • collage papers
  • brushes
  • a variety of texturing tools, brayers
  • tissue paper
  • iridescent leaf
  • additional oil paints
  • odorless mineral spirits

Student should bring:

  • 1 Pad Arches Oil Paper 12" x 16"
  • 1 16 oz.jar or tin of Gamblin or Dorland's cold wax medium
  • 1 Messermeister or Zoie-Chloe Bowl Scraper (Order from Amazon)
  • Your favorite oil paints if you have them (water-based okay) or an inexpensive set
  • Note: I don't recommend Blick student grade paints. Gamblin makes a great student grade paint, called 1980.

Some workshops may require that you bring supplies or tools that you may not presently possess. If you'd like to place an advance order for jewelry supplies & tools for pick-up at the on-site Jewelry Supply store when you arrive at ARTU19, contact:

SJ Jewelry Supply LLC

Please note that SJ Jewelry Supply has an extensive selection of products but not all of them may appear on their website. If in doubt about the availability of any product, a simple phone call will get you the information that you desire.

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Email your order to: info@sjjewelrysupply.com
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call: 602-956-0189


Questions: seredot@msn.com
Website: www.serenabarton.com