november, 2018

This is a repeating event

02nov10:00 am1:00 pmEgg Tempera Painting Workshop with Sharon Shaw


This is a three part workshop. Students will gain a general knowledge of this historical painting medium and see the beautiful detail and effects this medium can produce. Working from a photograph of their own, and by using thin layers typical of this medium, students will see the luminosity of each layer turn their work into a developed painting. A $90 workshop fee is due while registering online. Additionally, an $11 material fee is due to the instructor at the first class. Class 1  Friday, November 2 — 10:00 am - 1:00 pm • Brief history and general knowledge • Museums paintings, books, modern painters, Wyeth, Cadmus, Koo Schadler, Fred Wessel, Mavis Smith • Transfer drawing to board- cut acetate if appropriate • The egg - different recipes • Ratio egg to dry pigment • Setting up the palette • Base layer if time permits Class 2 Friday, November 9 — 10:00 am - 1:00 pm • Setting up the palette cont'd • Mixing colors • Working thin layers of colors Class 3 Friday, November 16 — 10:00 am - 1:00 pm • Develop the painting, by adding subsequent layers, the painting becomes richer • By using small brushes details/lines can be added at the end to define the painting • Highlights can make the painting sparkle • How to fix or amend a spot or correct a problem. If you are not a member please join the Art League by clicking here before registering for this workshop.  Membership is good through August of next year. Organizer: Doylestown Art League