Mixed media is a broad, all-encompassing topic that encourages artists to experiment with different techniques. In this class, our instructors will cover all the basics and teach you how to lay out a mixed media art piece, step-by-step and item-by-item. You’ll learn about common materials and how each media within the piece works and interacts with the others. You’ll learn how to:
- Create a collage base on canvas
- Use stencils to add texture and/or imagery
- Add texture with gesso
- Understand composition
You will understand the different types of acrylic paints, how they work, and how they react when water is added. You will learn which materials work well together and get lots of tips you can use when creating pieces in the future. Have fun experimenting and combining various materials for original mixed media art! Even the most inexperienced beginner will develop a new appreciation for the art form and learn skills they can use to start making their own mixed media art.