I've had so many inquiries over the past month for 'when is the next workshop?' I really appreciate this enthusiasm, thank you! I also had a very fervent request for an advanced workshop - students really want to get into those thick layers with all the assorted mixed medias there are available - so that's going to be coming up in September 2016. Here's the workshop low down:
Layers and Process Foundation Workshop - 2 days June 2016. Saturday & Sunday June 18 & 19th, 10 am - 4pm, 2016 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Registration $375. Early Bird Registration Discount $325 Available Until Friday June 3rd. firstname.lastname@example.org (604) 736-511 Please email for materials list.
Layers and Process II - Advanced Workshop - 3 days September 2016. Friday, Saturday, & Sunday September 16, 17 & 18th, 10 am - 4pm each day, 2016 in Vancouver, BC, Canada Registration $475. Early Bird Registration $425 Discount Available Until Friday July 1st. email@example.com (604) 736-511 Please email for materials list. Pre-requisite: Layers and Process Foundation Workshop.
Layers and Process Workshop Acrylics with Mixed Media - 3 days August 2016. Wednesday,Thursday & Friday, August 24, 25 & 26th 9 am - 4 pm each day. 2016. Pacific Northwest Art Institute, Coupeville, WA on Whidbey Island, USA. Registration $395. Register (866) 678-3396. firstname.lastname@example.org. Scholarships available please inquire with the school.
Layers and Process Foundation Workshop - 2 days November 2016. Saturday & Sunday November 26 & 27th, 10 am - 4pm, 2016 in Vancouver, BC. Canada. Registration $375. Early Bird Registration $325 Discount Available Until Thursday November 10th. email@example.com (604) 736-511 Please email for materials list.
Layers & Process: A 2-Day Foundation Workshop Journey in Abstract Painting in Acrylics
A 2-day hands-on abstract painting workshop with acrylics with a focus on play, experimentation, and creative process.
- Learn the basics of abstract painting: The 3 C’s and The 3 WOW’s. - Dive into the process by watching demonstrations and then working on multiple paintings of your own. - Create in layers by applying and removing paint using lifting, staining wash & glazing techniques. - Learn tinting & shading by mechanical mixing with heavy body paints. - Learn how to create depth, intrigue, and add energy into your paintings. - Learn how to critique and complete your own painting. This workshop will allow for lots of painting time, with a focus on process and the opportunity to explore your own creative freedom
Includes digital workbook & handouts.
Layers and Process II: An Advanced Workshop in Abstract Painting with Acrylics & Mixed Media
A 3-day hands-on advanced abstract painting workshop with acrylics & mixed media with a focus on experimentation with various liquid and gel acrylic mediums as well as the opportunity to work on your own large abstract painting from start to finish.
- Review the basics of abstract painting: The 3 C’s and The 3 WOW’s. - Dive into the process of building thick and multi-layered works by watching demonstrations and then working a single large piece and on multiple paintings of your own. - Thinking in three dimensions as we build up our surfaces and textures using gel medium, modelling paste, heavy gesso, sand gel, gold mica flakes, and more. - Create intriguing effects by removing paint using hand/electric sanding, scraping, & etching techniques. - Integrating mixed media into your dry acrylic painting such as; collage elements, pencils, conte, pastels, spray paint, found objects, gold leaf, mirror leaf, and more. - Building tinted translucent watery-looking multi layers of liquid acrylics with water based polymer mediums. - Creating clear glossy and glass-like finishes using acrylic water based polymer mediums. - Finishing & overall integration techniques. - Receive support in final critique and completion of your painting. This workshop will allow for lots of painting time, with a focus on the creative process and participants receiving the support the start, process, and complete your own large abstract painting.
Includes digital workbook & handouts.
Pre-requisite: Deb Chaney’s Layers and Process: A Foundation Workshop in Abstract Painting with Acrylics
What students have said about taking these workshop:
" There was a wealth of information given as well as lot of support during the creative process." - Martine Fox, North Vancouver, S.E.A Yoga Instructor
" [Taking this workshop] was really awakening of my senses and helped me to move forward with new ideas." - Manola Borrayo, Vancouver, Artist
"After I took Deb Chaney's workshop my painting foundation improved like never before in any other class I had taken in all my years. If your thinking you want to hunker down for a weekend and take a great lesson in art. This is the class to take. " - Jude Kuztner, Founder Beaumont Studios, Vancouver BC “ Deb's class was great, very inspiring. I loved the inspirational talks, the sharing and absolutely everything!! The theme on developing a body of work helped me to focus and get my act together and helped me to create many new 'masterpieces'.” - Patria Grey, Interior Designer, Vancouver http://www.patriciagrayinc.com/
“What I would tell other people about this workshop is an opportunity to “play” in a safe supportive environment. Deb exhibited fantastic energy while teaching and a well thought out pace. There was time to reflect and learn, as well as work. Lots of opportunities to experiment. Deb is such a generous spirit. Her desire to share her knowledge is simply a joy to be around.” Jillian Moore, Interior Decorator, West Van, BC
“[This workshop was] fun, instructive and [allowed for] lots of painting time. [I really appreciated] how supportive the environment was. “Way cool!”. Deb is incredibly open and so generous is sharing her considerable knowledge.” - Keltie Harris, Realtor, Vancouver, BC