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Intro to Fluid Acrylics

  • The Art House Cafe 555 Somerset Street West Ottawa, ON, K1R Canada (map)

This introductory workshop will give you the opportunity to try Golden's beautiful Fluid acrylic paints, and learn ways to use them to best effect.  Liquid in nature, these paints carry as much pigment as Heavy Body acrylics, but allow for a myriad of techniques not possible with a thicker paint.  
In this intro class, we'll explore:
- using them to drip, splatter, and spray- on their own and with mediums and gels  
- bulking them up with heavier gels for texture, and using them to tint mediums for glazing
- using them for staining, washes and watercolour-like effects, taking advantage of their permanent nature to create rich, glowing colour through multiple layers
 - working with them on various surfaces such as canvas (raw and primed), wood and cloth, and the additives and mediums that assist these processes
Whether you're brand new to painting or a pro looking for another option for your artistic tool box, this workshop will open you up to all the creative possibilities that working with Fluid acrylics bring.  .  
Cost: $55.  All materials included, with samples to take home.    

Earlier Event: July 29
Intro to Gelli Plate Printing
Later Event: September 19
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