Into the Wild: Botanical Abstraction

It's a jungle out there! This 4-week course is perfect for the student artist interested in exploring abstract techniques, but not sure where to start. We will focus on botanical subjects to inspire semi-abstract and non-objective mark-making with the painting medium of your choice. We will even add a few mixed media techniques to add dimension, texture, layers along with a path of distilling down to fundamental building blocks of line, shape, value and color. For seasoned beginners to advanced.
Tuesdays, November 5- November 26, 2pm-5pm
Skill Level:
Adult: All Levels
CAM Member $256 / Not-yet Member $320
Kirah Van Sickle

Surfaces: 8 - 12 Canvas panels (often come in packs)- I like 8 x 8," 8 x 10," or 9 x 12"; 140# coldpress watercolor paper pad or block if working with watercolor
Required colors: Titanium White, Cad Yellow Med, Cad Yellow Lt (or Lemon Yellow), Cad Red Med, Alizarin Crimson (or Quinacridone Magenta), Cerulean, Ultramarine Blue and Burnt Umber.
Synthetic flat brushes in 1/4", 1/2" and 1" widths. Palette pad with tear-off sheets. Apron/painting smock Paper towels; Sketchbook or small drawing pad for notes.