Senior Mixed Media Art
- Cleveland Park Library
Mixed Media Art For Beginners. Mixed media is such a broad, all-encompassing topic that it is easy to become overwhelmed before you even start experimenting. During Introduction to Mixed Media, Stephenie Hamen will take the mystery out of mixed media and help you get started making art. In this class, we 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 Affix crayon wax and beeswax to a piece Use stencils to add texture and/or imagery Add texture with gesso We will discuss 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. 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.
3310 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA