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Mixed media painting of a black and white wolf.
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Metallics and Mixed Media - Wildlife

Explore ways of depicting wildlife with collage elements to create drama!

  • Started Jul 17
  • 210 Canadian dollars
  • Fisher Street Southeast

Service Description

Date & Time: Wednesday, July 17th, 12:30 - 4:00 pm Thursday, July 18th, 12:30 - 4:00 pm Friday, July 19th, 12:30 - 4:00 pm Teens & Adults Summer Workshop Level: Ages 10+ (Beginner - Advanced) Instructor: Ashley Gaboury Join GOLDEN Artist Educator Ashley Gaboury as she takes you through the process of painting your favorite animals. Using Acrylics and Mixed Media explore ways of depicting wildlife with collage elements to create drama. Participants will develop stylized portraits that capture the “inner light” of their subjects while experimenting with Metallics and Mixed Media. A set of GOLDEN OPEN Acrylics (valued at $50.00) will be provided for each participant and brushes will be supplied. Please bring a 12” x 16” canvas, paper towels (blue paper towels work best), a palette or palette paper, an 8.5” x 11” black and white printed picture (on standard printer/photocopy paper) of an animal, along with a colored reference photo (can be on a digital device). This workshop is suitable for artists of most levels of experience but is not designed for young children; however mature pre-teens/teens are welcome. Supply List:  o Canvas or canvas board – 12” x 16” o Palette paper pad – 9” x 12” o Black and white printed picture – 8.5” x 11” o Paper towel – blue ones work best o Palette knife - flat-angled – plastic o Collage papers and old books – thin o Graphite paper - black Paints, mediums, brushes, and some additional supplies are included.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel please contact us at least 1 week in advance. To cancel out-of-town events please contact us 3 weeks in advance.

Contact Details

  • Swinton's Art Supplies, Fisher Street Southeast, Calgary, AB, Canada


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