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Mixed Media - Choose from The Abstract Landscape; Painting Layers  

This course introduces the application of multiple mediums to drawings, paintings and 3D works of art. The use of traditional, and unconventional art tools and mediums is encouraged and integrated into the critical thinking process. The course emphasizes principles of design, composition and colour in creating contemporary art. Starting with limited materials, students build up to a greater number of mixed mediums. Students practice methods of collage, layering, transfer techniques, various surface textural effects such as, crackling, scraffito, encaustic effects etc.


The Abstract Landscape
Taking inspiration from the abstract landscapes of contemporary artists students will work with vibrant colour, textured mediums and mixed-media collage to create underpaintings. Participants will overlay these with layers of opaque and transparent colour to bring their abstract landscapes to life.
$10 materials fee due at first class.

Instructor: Debra Krakow

Course Code: ARTS6010D   Section: 541


Date: 7/24/2017 - 7/28/2017   Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Day(s) of Week: D
                                D=Daily - M-F (where applicable)

Fee: $216.30


Painting Layers
Create five or more layered paintings through an intuitive process. Work on board with acrylic paints and mixed media. Use brushes, unusual tools, make mono prints, drip, pour, sand, and rip. Play with collage elements, subtle texture, learn the difference between fluid/soft body/heavy body acrylic paints, build relief, make transfers, learn design principles. Demonstrations, discussions, one-on-one attention and friendly critiques included. All levels of experience welcome. *There will be a kit fee of $50 payable to the instructor.

Instructor: Holly Dean

Course Code: ARTS6010D   Section: 542


Date: 8/8/2017 - 8/11/2017   Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Day(s) of Week: Tu W Th F
                                D=Daily - M-F (where applicable)

Fee: $216.30



2288 Parkedale Avenue
Brockville, ON K6V 5X3
2 St. Lawrence Drive
Cornwall, ON K6H 4Z1
100 Portsmouth Avenue
Kingston, ON K7L 5A6