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Upcoming Workshop

May19-21 2017:
Paint Like the Old Dutch Masters with Acrylic
@ Mendocino Art Center

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General Workshops
(no painting experience necessary)

 

Exploring Acrylic Painting



Acrylic is an incredibly versatile medium. It can be used in illustrated journals, texture abstract paintings, or traditional portrait paintings. Learn the essential techniques of acrylic painting to improve any art project.

 

Topics and exercises include:

  • Mixing colors
  • Transitioning to acrylic from other mediums
  • Collaging and mixed medium with acrylic
  • Painting landscape and still life 
  • Building up texture with acrylic

Workshop Duration:

Long workshop: 4 days, 6-7 hours per day
or 8 days, 3 hours a day.

Short workshop: 4 days, 3 hours per day or 2 days, 6 hours a day.

Level: no painting necessary

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Artful Sketchbooks



Your sketchbooks can be the playground for your artistic inner child. A sketchbook is a great way to fit art into your busy life. In this workshop you will create artful sketchbook pages without too much effort, space, time, or material. In this workshop we will sketch, collage, paint, doodle, cut, and paste in sketchbooks, but most importantly we'll have fun!

Just bring yourself to the workshop, all materials are included.

Workshop Duration:
2 days 6-7 hours per day

Level: no painting or art experience necessary

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Intermediate and Advanced Workshops
(some painting experience necessary)

 

 

Paint Like the Old Dutch Masters with Acrylic

 



This class is designed to help you take acrylic painting to the next level. Through a mixture of demos, hands-on painting sessions from photos or still life, you will learn Wayne Jiang’s unique acrylic glazing and layering techniques to paint like the old Dutch masters. You’ll also learn how to create rich tones with a limited color palette, and how to make the transition from oil or watercolor to acrylic.

This class will cover various acrylic techniques:

  • Mixed media
  • Layering in glazes, and combining opaque and transparent painting
  • Best practices for planning and preparation
  • Preparing surfaces for acrylic
  • How to use photo references correctly

Level: some painting experience necessary

Workshop Duration:
4 days, 6-7 hours per day
or 2 days, 6-7 hours per day

 

Find out more about this workshop.

 

Upcoming Workshop:

May19-21 2017:
Paint Like the Old Dutch Masters with Acrylic
@ Mendocino Art Center

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Painting Luminous Acrylic Portraits of People or Pets



Painting luminous portraits with acrylic is easier than you think! This workshop breaks down complex processes into simple steps. Find out how to use photo references properly, how to plan a portrait’s mood and composition before painting, and how to build up contrast and texture with underpainting glazing and layering. Learn to create subtle luminous skin tones with a limited color palette. Wayne will help you improve your painting by learning how to analyze and apply techniques from your favorite painters. 

If you haven’t created many acrylic paintings, it’s not a problem! Wayne will help you transition to acrylic from other mediums. With a combination of demos and hands-on painting sessions as well as extensive one-on-one attention, we will discover techniques that work for you. 

Level: some painting experience necessary

Workshop Duration: 4 days, 6-7 hours per day

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