Oil and Cold Wax Workshop
Portsmouth Arts Guild Hall, 2679 East Main Street, Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Diane Brown, Instructor
Date: Saturday, December 3rd
(snow date December 10th)
Time 10 am – 3 pm with a half hour lunch break
$15 Materials fee paid to the Instructor
Diane begins the class with a demonstration showing how to mix the oil paint with the cold wax, how to move the medium around the paper using non-traditional tools and how to create marks while using stencils, knitting needles, tissue paper and much more.
Through the process of layering and manipulating different oil & cold wax layers, rich abstract paintings are created, filled with vibrant color and visual texture. Each artists has the opportunity to create several paintings done on 140 lb watercolor paper while in this workshop.
There is a materials fee of $15 per artist.
Materials provided by students:
Oil paints, 1 light, 1 black or gray, and several other colors of their choice.
1 metal palette knife if you have one, preferably Blicks #72 made in Italy
1 roll of paper towels
1 roll of 1” blue painters tape
Thin Collage papers to insert into paintings
Plastic bags for garbage
Materials provided by the Instructor:
140 lb watercolor paper
Brayers and Citra Sølv
Knitting needles, wooden skewers, oil pastels, glitter, R&F oil sticks, bubble wrap and more.