Drips, Pours, Peels, Splashes and…..

Date: July 12- 13, 2014
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $165.00
All Levels – Open to the Public
Space is limited to 10 students for more personal instruction.

This interactive highly charged 2 day hands-on workshop will show how you can create great affects and works of art by using pouring mediums, dripping, splashing, and creating and applying acrylic peels. Students will learn how to apply and integrate these techniques and create a 24” x 30” work of art on a stretched canvas. Students will explore the acrylic mediums and the purpose and theory about the abstract expressionists movement and how organic and geometric structure can be integrated.

Day 1 9:30am-4:00pm (30 min lunch break)
The area of focus will be on mediums, how to use them, different acrylic paints, how to mix the paint with the medium and the do’s and dont’s. Students will also explore a brief history on the abstract expressionists movement. Instructor will demonstrate techniques on peels and students will begin to explore dripping, splashing and pouring.

Day 2 9:30:00am till 4:00 (30 min lunch break)
More dripping, splashing and pouring will take place. Applying peels will be demonstrated and each student will get personal direction. Students will continue exploring drips, splashes, pouring and concentrate on their 24” x 30” canvas.

Most materials provided and included in the workshop fee. Students will take home all work and samples created in this workshop. Supply list is available. Students should bring a lunch or snack each day.
Lilly Studios
1645 Lily Street, Aurora IL 60505