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Blake Neubert + Benjamin Björklund - Demo + Workshop


Date: Saturday - Sunday, Feb. 9 & 10th
Time: 9am-3pm, 1 hour lunch break at 12pm
Cost: $350.00 ($5 off if pay with Venmo, please email livandchiuartstudio@gmail.com)

This workshop course is about the exploration and understanding of color and edges using: watercolor, acrylic, and oil. The focus will be how to approach blending and edges through color choice and painting techniques that will offer students a new way to observe life and photo references. All skill levels welcome - although some previous experience in any of these mediums will be helpful. Students will have time to watch demos, and work on their own paintings (as well as, bringing any personal work they need help with).

Supplies:

- Pencils (and kind you’re comfortable with)

- 4 Painting surfaces – canvas, board, paper, ect… (11’X14” is a good size)

- Oil Paint/acrylic/watercolor – any or all you would like to use in the workshop

Good colors to use:

Cobalt blue

Ultramarine blue

Viridian

Pthalo green

Raw sienna/yellow ochre

Burnt Sienna/transparent oxide red

Cadmium red

Cadmium yellow

Alizarin Crimson

Titanium white

Payne’s gray

Davy’s grey

Bonus colors: purple madder, dioxazine purple, cerulean blue, oxide of chromium

- Turpentine/odorless mineral spirits – with a container that would can carry home with you

- Brushes – whatever brand you’re comfortable with. Bring some larger brushed that you haven’t worked with yet

- rags/paper towels

Rough break down of the day:

Day 1

9:00-10:30 Supply introduction
10:30-11:00 Instructor Demo
11:00-12:00 Students working
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-1:30 2nd Instructor Demo
1:30-2:30 Students working
2:30-3:00 Recap Days Lesson/Wrapping up class

Day 2

9:00-10:30 Course Lecture
10:30-11:00 Instructor Demo
11:00-12:00 Students working
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-1:30 2nd Instructor Demo
1:30-2:30 Students working
2:30-3:00 Recap Days Lesson/Wrapping up class

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Earlier Event: December 1
Contemporary Creative Methods
Later Event: February 16
Portrait Drawing with Oliver Sin