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      Acrylics and Mixed Media with Jen Livia in Ventura

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      November 17, 2019

      Sunday   1:00 PM (on various days)

      4601 Telephone Road
      Ventura, California 93003

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      Acrylics and Mixed Media with Jen Livia

      Textured Painting with GOLDEN Gels and Stencils $64 includes all supplies Paint 2-3 colorful under-paintings with any paint you choose, we will work on different color combinations in our paints to capture a feeling for your painting.  You can then choose from a wide variety of stencils that we will use create a gel or paste pattern over it.  Add final details with another later of paint or leave it as is.  This class will allow you to explore several GOLDEN products and how they interact with paint under, over and mixed in with them.  Abstract Landscapes with GOLDEN QoR Watercolors and GOLDEN Fluid and Hi-Flow Acrylics on Canvas Saturday, January 26th 2-5pm $64 each includes all supplies Learn how to paint your own colorful abstract landscape choose to paint with Watercolors, Acrylics or combine the vibrant GOLDEN QoR Watercolors and Heavy Body Acrylics to really create something different.  You will learn the magic of creating with these two very different GOLDEN paints and how they can be layered beautifully together.  Be inspired by the vibrant colors and layers.  Jen will help you find your abstract side with a wide variety of samples and images for inspiration.  We will work with the following GOLDEN products - Watercolor Ground, QoR Watercolors, Hi-Flow Acrylics Fluid Acrylics, Modeling Paste and Heavy Gel Gloss. Mosaic Crackle Paste Paintings Saturday, February 3rd 1-4pm $64 includes all supplies Explore the fun and unique textured painting surface that GOLDEN Crackle Paste creates for your work,  the subjects are endless and the exploration is always fun.  Jen will create a crackle paste base for you to paint on in class and discuss a variety of ways you can create a unique painting using this product for areas in your work or as the base surface.  You will also create your own surface to take home with you to try with a different subject.   Jen will give you a variety of tricks to help determine the size of the cracks and tips for painting on the surface. Textured Media Hearts Sunday, February 10th 2-5pm $49 each or $64 with supplies Create your own mini Heart Paintings using a variety of fun GOLDEN Gels and Acrylics.  You can choose to paint one larger piece or 2-3 smaller pieces all heart themed.  Learn to incorporate your own Gold or Copper Leaf Background, Glass Bead Gel for Shimmer, Soft Gel Gloss and much more as you explore and learn with Jen.  Supplies Needed for Class: 1 -11x14 canvas or 2-3 small 6x6 or 4x4  canvases, Acrylic Paint, brushes, GOLDEN Glass Bead Gel, Golden Soft Gel Gloss, Pallet Knife and any other mediums you wish to explore, (Gold/Copper foil will be provided).    Landscapes and Seascapes February 23rd 2-5pm $49 each or $64 with supplies Learn to paint your choice of Landscape or Seascape in acrylics with Jen. Pick from one of the many pieces Jen has for inspiration or bring your own image, the sky is the limit.  Jen will guide you in your painting process teaching you how to layer your paints to create depth, motion and more making your painting feel like a place.  Pick Your Subject or Bring Your PictureSunday, March 10th 10am-1pm$49 each or $64 with suppliesExplore how to paint any subject of your choosing in this fun three hour class with artist and teacher Jen Livia.  Bring your own inspiration or choose form one of Jen's many paintings and be guided in painting your own version. The sky is the limit, choose from a more traditional landscape, any animal or explore a more abstract of painting, anything is possible in this class.We will explore a variety of techniques depending on your subject choice include how to layer Golden Fluid, Heavy Body and OPEN paints to create a more dynamic painting.  Please email Jen with what you would like to paint.  Reverse Painting on Plexiglas Saturday, March 16th 2-5pm $64 each all supplies included Learn how to create a translucent and dreamy panting using GOLDEN Pastel Ground and Plexiglass as your base.  We will paint in reverse on the back side of the plexiglass, so you have to imagine everything in reverse from the final picture.  We will paint 2 pieces one 8x10 and a smaller 4” circular sun catcher. Learn to work with a combination of QoR Watercolors and GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics to create your vibrant painting.  What makes this class extra fun is that you can use any image as under the plexiglass as a template to draw and paint, making this an easy and fun way to create for any skill level.  No experience needed, images will be provided in a variety of subjects from undersea creatures to landscapes, florals and abstracts. We will be working with GOLDEN Pastel Ground, GOLDEN Hi-Flow and GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics.  All surfaces will be prepared in advance by Jen. All class reservations must be paid in advance and cannot be cancelled or changed less than 72 hours prior to class. Sorry, no exceptions. Jen is a Golden Arts Educator and had been painting since she was a kid and teaching art for over a decade. She teaches over 3,000 people a year in Ventura's Elementary Schools and at Red Brick.  Her knowledge of painting and the all of the GOLDEN Artist products will inspire you and help any level of painter develop their creativity.  If you have ever wanted to try Acrylics but didn't know where to start or have dabbled in Acrylics and need direction these are the class for you.   Each class will have a different focus and a wide variety of samples to inspire you.  We encourage you to explore this fun and unique medium as we learn a variety of techniques that can be applied to any subject.  You can choose to work on a larger painting over a series of classes or work on a new project each week or even start several pieces in one class.  Each class is tailored to the students that come to the session and are great for beginning students and intermediate students who want a more formal art session to explore a more in-depth process of using acrylics.   Check the supply list at the bottom of the page for recommended products and info.

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