Q: Do I have to have painting experience to take this class?
A: Ideally, this class is for someone who has had some painting experience. However, adventurous beginners who are open to taking risks are also welcome.
Q: What mediums are covered?
A: Lisa demonstrate the various materials she uses in her work to create her complex surfaces—cold wax, oils, R & F pigment sticks, solvents, pan pastels, and more.
Q: I don’t normally work in oil or cold wax. Is this class right for me?
A: The concepts covered in this class apply to any medium which includes markmaking, layering and color.
Q :What materials will I need?
A: Supports 4-6 Ampersand EncausticBord, Gesso or Birch panels prepared for oil: gessoed Instructor recommends the panels being the same size. 1 pad of Arches oil paper 9” x 12” (recommended but the paper can be mixed media paper, water color paper gessoed) taped with a one inch border (painters tape ) around the edges and also in half for painting exercise.
1 large tube of Titanium white plus a variety of colors: Choose colors that you like to paint with. I like Gamblin, Williamsburg paints. Small tubes are fine. Look for combination of transparent and opaque choices as seen on the tubes or color charts. Make sure you have warms and cools.
R&F Pigment Sticks
1 or two large cans of Gamblin cold wax (not the gallon) and a tube of Galkyd gel, small jars of Gamsol and Galkd Lite
Drawing materials: pencils, stabile black pencils, art graph, ink, pan pastels, marble dust
At least 4-6 of palette knives,
silicone bowl scraper (from amazon) or/ and large (worth the money )
3 soft rubber brayers speedball 4 inch, 6
disposable paper palette 12” x 16” or freezer paper
cheap sponge paint roller (from the dollar store or michaels
blue painters tape
cheap tissue paper ( wrapping tissue paper)
any specific stencils that you may want to use (we will have some stencils to choose from)
box of latex or nitrile gloves
pack of unscented baby wipes
rags or paper towels
straight edge razor blades
Q: I have more questions. How do I reach you?
A: You can email Lisa at [email protected]