$150, with an additional $15 materials fee

Immerse yourself in the art of mixed media layering, and delve deeply into a wide range of techniques for creating artful layers in your work. The focus of this workshop is on developing imagery with complexity and subtlety as you explore the vast possibilities of layering materials, ideas, and images and incorporating personal themes, ideas, and images. Explore how to build up color and texture using transparent media like watercolors and water-soluble pencil. Discover the layering possibilities for using papers such as vellum, tracing paper, and tissue paper to incorporate color, writing, and drawing. Experiment with collage, image transfers, and personal text to develop narratives and themes. Learn to embellish and enhance elements to draw out focus and detail, and walk away with a variety of richly layered work.

Students will need: (Fine art materials can be purchased at Larkin Arts for a 10%)
-A visual journal or sketchbook
-Markers, pens, and pencils - a variety of waterproof and water-soluble writing and drawing implements
-Collage materials – maps, photos, postcards, photocopies, colored papers, ticket stubs, and any other visually inspiring and personally relevant item

Optional Items:
Colored Pencils
Oil Pastels
Acrylic Paint
Craft knife and cutting mat

Materials Fee: $15.00 cash
(paid at the beginning of the workshop)
12 sheets of Strathmore 400 Series Mixed Media Paper, sizes 6x8, 9x12, and 11x14,
UHU Glue Stic
Access to all shared materials:
Watercolor paint
Watercolor pencils
Variety of paint brushes
Variety of papers - drawing, vellum, tracing, colored, patterned
Packing Tape
Chartpak Blender Markers