Webinars:

PAINTING THE MYTHICAL FIGURE IN MIXED MEDIA

This recorded webinar with bonus video (440 minutes) is highly-visual presentation takes the viewer on a fantastical artistic adventure! Utilizing innovative two-dimensional and three-dimensional mixed-media techniques, the webinar covers how to paint the fantastical figure in an imaginative environment.

 

Topics include character development using props, costumes and models, employing theatrical color schemes, painting skin tones of fantastical beings in dramatic settings, drawing techniques, rendering patterned cloth, using hair to create form and movement and adding bas-relief details and assemblage embellishments. In addition, conceptual development strategies will be discussed, including working in journals and sketchbooks, research techniques and reference gathering to create compelling figurative works that tell imaginative stories.

 

With visually inspiring imagery, insightful tips and innovative approaches, artists will discover a plethora of image making strategies as well as exciting two-dimensional and three-dimensional mixed-media techniques to employ in their own fantastical figurative works. For artists who are looking to push their work to a new level, this webinar will be a valuable resource and an ongoing source for creative inspiration! 

Bonus videos and other downloadable materials included! Exciting in-depth demonstrations shown in live action by the artist. Techniques such as building a signature surface with collage, texturing the painting ground in imaginative ways and working in bas-relief to create multidimensional accents provide an extensive array of visually-stimulating possibilities for artists to explore. Other bonus materials include downloadable articles, interviews, step-by-step demonstrations and more!

COLLAGE TECHNIQUES FOR THE MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

This recorded webinar (58 minutes) covers an array of exciting collage techniques from gluing, sealing, tearing, scoring, punching, die-cutting and custom inlays to wrinkling, creasing, burning, peeling-back, stitching, weaving, embossing and debossing handmade, custom treated and machine-made papers, foils and ephemera. If you love working in collage, this webinar with artist Lisa L. Cyr is for you!

TRANSFORMING THE SURFACE WITH MIXED MEDIA PAINTING TECHNIQUES

This recorded webinar (90 minutes) covers a striking array of creative approaches in which to alter and transform the mixed-media painting surface. Lushly painted passages and rich transitions employing resist, blotting, lift-off, dissolve, marbling, sponging, distressing, aging and printmaking techniques will be shown in inventive combinations. Utilizing both traditional and unconventional tools and techniques, this webinar will certainly ignite the creative juices!

CREATIVE EXPLORATIONS IN MIXED-MEDIA: ASSEMBLAGE ACCENTS

This recorded webinar (74 minutes) covers creatively customizing found objects, assemblage accents and sculptural creations with unique finishes and patinas. To enliven the mixed-media landscape, a diverse array of techniques and materials from repurposed and custom treated natural and man-made elements will be explored. With the addition of faux finishes and decorative techniques, the everyday object can be transformed into a one-of-a-kind accent, communicating a concept or illuminating a subject in a unique way.

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