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Layers of the Forest: A Day of Painting

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Layers of the Forest: A Day of Painting
Annamieka Davidson
Date and Time:
10:00am - 4:00pm
$160 plus $15 Materials Fee
Total Cost:
Minimum Age Level:
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February 26, 2019
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Workshop registration opens for members on February 27.

Workshop Overview

In this one-day workshop, we will dive right in and make multiple small paintings, learning to layer color and imagery with paper, paint, pens and pencils. Responding to Sitka's spectacular setting, imagery of local flora and fauna will make their way in-between abstract layers. Artists of any level will be reinvigorated by this playful workshop experience.

About the Instructor(s)

Annamieka Davidson is a Portland-based artist. Her paintings explore themes of hope and healing with imagery of humanity and the natural world. She brings energy and a love of art-making to her workshops and students will feel encouraged to find their own voice and experiment with new techniques. Annamieka earned her BFA degree from the University of Oregon in 2007 and spent the year following her BFA working at Sitka in 2007-2008. Each Summer she returns to Sitka to teach painting. She offers online classes and resources on her website.

Materials List: Students Bring


• Your own brushes suitable for acrylic paint - a variety of sizes

• Small cradled wood panels to paint on. 8\"x10\" or 9\"x12\" wood panels work nicely. You’ll want 4 or more

wood panels for our day of painting.

• I will provide paint but if you already have colors of acrylic paint that you love, bring them.

• Palette – this can be anything. A tupperware lid or an old plate works well.

• Collage medium - acrylic gel medium, acrylic matte medium, or mod podge.

• Collage paper - 5-10 different decorative papers that you find beautiful.

• Water-soluble pencils. Two water-soluble pencils - I recommend black, and white. My favorite kind is

called the Stabilo \"all\" pencil. But any water-soluble or watercolor pencil will work.

• Paint Pens - At least one fine-tip acrylic paint pen for drawing detail. If you only buy one color, buy a

white paint pen. Posca and Molotow are my favorite brands of acrylic paint pens.

• Any of your other favorite pens and pencils, and a pair of scissors.

• Rags and a vessel for water for your brushes at your table

• Painting Apron or Smock


• Heat gun or hair dryer for quickly drying layers of your paintings

Materials List: Provided by Instructor(s)

Instructor Provides:

• A wide range of acrylic paint colors for students to try.

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