Palette Knife Land and Sea
Instructor: Kimberlee Maselli
Class Code: KM190914
Workshop Fee: $120
Medium: Oils or Acrylic
Saturday, Sept 14, 10:30am – 4:30pm
For All Skill Levels
Rediscover your passion for paint with dramatic palette knife painting. Enjoy the sensation of applying thick buttery paints to the canvas. Using a knife enables you to create interesting textures and encourages a lively, impressionist treatment that adds greatly to the impact of the finished painting. Learn to skip the details and focus on shapes, color and value - and best of all - TEXTURE! Palette knife painting is perfect for artists that want to avoid using solvents. Unlike a brush, you just wipe the knife clean and continue painting.
Learn color, value and composition basics, while you master the techniques of painting with a palette knife. This is a great way to energize your painting and develop your own unique style. plus plenty of one-on-one assistance and encouragement from Kim.
Workshop includes paints and mediums for class use, reference photos to borrow, a new palette knife, an instruction booklet, color wheel, mixed media paper to experiment on and plenty of one on one attention.
Supplies to bring:
1 stretched canvas or canvas panel (any size between 11x14 and 16x20)
Brushes: 1 or 2 small - medium sized brushes and a 1” soft, flat polarflo or watercolor brush
Solvent: Odorless solvent in a container with a lid
Palette: either a large palette paper pad, a roll of Freezer Paper or a 12x14 covered palette
Roll of paper towels
3-4 reference photos that inspire you (printed or on an IPad. Cell phone images are too small to use as a reference)