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Nature's Palette Workshop - Sunday, July 7th, 2019. 11am - 1pm
With Laura Lanchantin
Learn the ancient craft of grinding pigments-make your own oil and watercolor paint from local minerals and clay
Sunday, July 7th, 2019, 11am to 1pm
$35 (Ages 16 & Up) per person all materials included
In this workshop, plein air/abstract artist Laura Leigh Lanchantin will walk through the traditional method of creating oil and watercolor paint from Catskill and Appalachian sedimentary rock/clay. This includes gathering stones, milling pigments, and applying these paints with your painting process. Laura will also discuss basic geology, the history of pigments, safety procedures, and areas of the Appalachian and Green Mountains where she collects her stones. Each student will have the opportunity to create a small watercolor palette to take home. The end of the workshop will feature an open-paint session with pigments, charcoal and watercolor mediums. Laura will guide you to create your own painting based off of nature, imagination, or a reference photo.
This workshop is for adult artists and non-artists alike. No previous knowledge required. All materials included.
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