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3D Sculptural Watercolor

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18+
Intermediate
360
July 1, 2023
July 3, 2023
10:00 - 4:00
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Workshop Overview

In this 3D Sculptural Watercolor workshop come prepared to think 'inside and outside the box'. Using small watercolor paintings with cut-out and painted shapes and images to create a shadowbox Art Piece. We will create and construct a 3-dimensional diorama painting for the wall or table easel. Merge drawing and watercolor skills with rolled and layered watercolor paper using standoffs to create the illusion of a multidimensional surface. We will explore how to convert a recycled cardboard mini box into a  pop-up, hand-painted sculptural art piece or microhabitat.

About the Instructor(s)

Helsaple is an expressive style watercolor artist from Sedona, AZ, teaches painting, composition, drawing and design. She has a BFA from San Francisco State University in printmaking and lifescience. Mary is an avid naturalist, birdwatcher, nature documentary filmmaker, recipient of Colorado Governor’s Award and is published in American Artist, Watercolor and Southwest Art magazines. Artwork is currently on tour in Environmental Impact II exhibit at the Robert Bateman Center, Victoria, Canada through June 2022.

Materials List: Students Bring

• Dry - Watercolor Travel (pan) palette. Watercolor / Colored pencils

• 4-6 watercolor brushes

• Water brush

• 140lb. spiral pad of watercolor paper plus watercolor paper scraps.

• Drawing pencil Magic Rub Eraser

• Small sharp cuticle scissors + tweezers

• X-acto Knife  + small 6" metal ruler

• #2 synthetic brush for glue and paste

• 1 - Pentel Micro-liner permanent pen

• Wooden or steel ball embossing tool

• Pre-painted art to cut out and paste

• Ball burnisher

Materials List: Provided by Instructor(s)

• 6 x6 inch wood panel boxes for each participant.

• Small, assorted sizes of pre- cut mats

• Architectural tracing paper

• Art reference books and field guides

• Rice Paste, Glue and stick zots.

• Art tools

• Watercolor pencils, pens

• Acrylic paint and mat media

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