Tonja will help you remove any inhibitions you may have in regard to mixing media, giving you practical insight into both watercolor and pastel.
Inspired by the works of Alphonse Mucha, Gustave Klimt and the Pre-Raphaelites, you will learn to use your own photos or magazine clippings to combine pastels with water-based paints to create a new drawing/painting style with rich color and amazing depth. Through demonstration,critique, tips and tricks you will learn how to best translate your reference into an exciting piece of art! You will be encouraged and equipped to use this new technique with confidence, thereby adding a useful tool to your toolbox, and have fun in the process!
For beginner and advanced students alike.
Many artists new to watercolor find it not very forgiving and let's face it- down right frustrating! In this workshop you will discover tips and techniques to loosen up and how pastel can be just the tool to save your not-so-masterful masterpieces. Dramatic and versatile, chalk pastels can be one of the most beautiful of media. When combined with watercolor it can transform your work.
workshop is for ALL skill levels