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Friday, February 25 • 9:00am - 9:45am
30D Expressive Techniques in Acrylics & Mixed Media

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Expressive Techniques in Acrylics & Mixed Media

During this session, the participants create personally meaningful and expressive works of art using acrylic paint, collage techniques and mixed media. They explore abstraction and heighten awareness of composition, line, form, rhythm and mood. Specific techniques that create rich textural surfaces, glazed and stained fields of color, aesthetic ways of organizing space, pattern and color will be examined. The projects presented are suitable for all grade levels and can be modified to address various abilities. A supplies list which you will need to collect on your own will be provided in this description 3 weeks before the convention date, so please check back.

Expressive Techniques in Acrylic Supplies List
1. 3 canvases 7x9”
2. Acrylic Paint : white and black
3. Oil Pastels: black and white
4. Masking tape
5. ½ inch and 1/4 inch flat brushes
6. #3 and #4 round brushes or a thin liner brush for adding details
7. A few paper towels
8. A few sheets of Kleenex
9. A hairdryer
10. A water container
11. A spray bottle
12. A paint palette or a piece of wax paper for the paints

Speakers
avatar for Christina Dixon

Christina Dixon

Art
As a teacher and artist my main goal is to inspire others to love, appreciate, and explore Art and various mediums: oil pastels, watercolors, acrylics, inks. Each medium is versatile in a specific way and the final projects sometime combine a few of them to achieve astonishing effects... Read More →



Friday February 25, 2022 9:00am - 9:45am MST
Pre-Recorded