On Your Mark - Acrylic Mixed Media Workshops with Gayle Mason | Fri 2 Feb

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On Your Mark - Acrylic Mixed Media Workshops with Gayle Mason | Fri 2 Feb

180.00

Join artist Gayle Mason over four weeks to explore acrylic paint, mediums and a range of creative techniques to discover what the medium, and you, can achieve. Each week an element from the previous session will be reworked to build up your skills, whilst you manipulate and explore the possibilities of a single mark. In the final week, MJAC will be launching the Relay exhibition with WA artists exploring our unique local sporting culture and history providing inspiration for your new works. 

ON YOUR MARK promises to get you up and racing on a path of new discoveries. All skills levels welcome.

WEEKLY WORKSHOP DETAILS > 

Fridays 2, 9, 16 & 23 February I 10am – 1pm I Suitable for 16+ yrs
$180 | $162 MAC Member | Materials List >
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

Fully booked

Weekly Workshop Details

Week One | Painting with Acrylics 

Explore the potential of painting in acrylics. Enhance, modify and customise acrylic paint. Experiment with a range of techniques including glazing, dripping, scrumbling and blending. Create a painting that includes a number of these techniques.

Week Two | Working with Texture

Discover texture using gel and modelling pastes combined with acrylics. Imprint, emboss and pull a painting out of the ordinary into the extraordinary.  Understand the versatility of Gesso for priming and create a painting with texture.  

Week Three | Pouring Acrylics 

Watch your painting come alive using a pouring medium mixed with acrylics.  Watch cells of colour pop as you tilt and slide the colour across the board. Try your hand at a number of different techniques and take home a series of beautiful coloured artworks.

Week Four | Mixed Media 

Learn to combine ink, acrylic sprays and acrylic pens with acrylic paint. Investigate techniques such as mono printing, stencilling, dripping, collage and mark making with different tools.  Build up layers of history to create a  painting with depth and detail.