Mixed Media Workshops with Midge

Be inspired using the art mediums of our age - Acrylics, Pastel, Oils, Mixed media, Encaustic & more!

This class runs throughout the year on a Thursday eveing by local artist Midge and is broken into a series of 4-6 week blocks.

The workshop for the year covers a wide variety of materials inc. acrylics, mixed media, pastel, oils, watercolour, inks, pen and more to produce artworks covering a wide range of subjects including landscapes, seascapes, still life, flowers, figurative or portrait (including life drawing/painting sessions).

All artist materials & equipment provided or you can bring you own.

You can find additional information on her website at http//www.artjournals.co.uk or for more information or to book please phone Midge on 07808944550 or email info@artjournals.co.uk

Please ring Midge for costs and dates for workshops.

Midge's 2018 Workshop Programme:

Expressive Landscapes In Oil & Acrylic 2018

Learn basic and advanced artistic skills in capturing sky, land and sea to create vibrant, expressive & atmospheric acrylic & oil landscape paintings

THEME: Expressive SKY, LAND & SEA in Acrylics & Oil

Dates: Jan 18, 25 & Feb 8, 15, 22 (5 weeks) - ON NOW!

Cost: £15 per session pay as you go or £75 total for all 5 weeks (payable at first session)

This 5 week art workshop explores various painting techniques and skills to create expressive landscape paintings under professional artist guidance and tuition using artist quality materials.

The course covers all aspects of landscape painting including working from photos, developing creative compositions & lively tonal value sketches, colour mixing, glazing, impasto plus mixed media techniques to develop finished paintings exploring different methods of mark making, paint application and artistic styles. Plenty demonstrations of painting techniques.

Workshops To Follow:

March 8-29th (4 weeks) – Encaustic & Cold Wax Still Life & Nature Painting

An introductory workshop into using encaustic (hot wax) and cold wax painting techniques with oil, collage & other media to create layered and textural still life paintings or paintings inspired by nature.

April 5th to May 17th (5 weeks) – Painting from Life

Learn the fundamentals of painting beautiful skin tones to abstracting colour in this painting from life workshop. Working from a live model develop sketches into beautiful figurative paintings. There will be an additional fee of £5 for each of the 4 life model sessions (1 session will not include a life model).

May 24th to June 28 (6 weeks) – Mixed Media Workshop  

This workshop will explore the many aspects of working with acrylic & mixed media including monoprinting, collage, creating textures and pattern with acrylic paints and mediums (gels, pastes etc), pouring, making skins plus so much more. A really good all round fun workshop. This is a popular workshop so please book early. 

Times: 7-9pm on Thursday evenings on dates as above

Location: Gallery 2, Castle Park Arts Centre, Frodsham

Level: All classes are ideal for beginners or more advanced levels.