WORKSHOP: INTRODUCTION TO ALCOHOL INK PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS
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About the Event
This Introduction to Alcohol Ink Painting For Beginners One Day Workshop is a 6 ½ hours workshop, with 5 hours of instruction on the ins and outs of alcohol inks as a medium, methods of how to approach and create your own stunning landscape and flower paintings, and, in honor of World Mental Health Day, the therapeutic aspects of working in alcohol ink.
Alcohol inks are unique in expression and this expression changes when they are used on yupo paper, acetate, glass, leather, plastic and other non-porous surfaces. Fine artists and beginners are taking up the inks to create absolute masterpieces and having fun while doing it. This one-day workshop with 2 separate sessions is designed to get you started with the basics and to explore useful techniques in alcohol inks!
Objective: To become familiar with alcohol inks and tap into your own expression to produce your first alcohol ink art pieces.
Outcome: You will come away with a basic knowledge of alcohol ink as a medium, what supplies you prefer to invest in, and how the inks behave. You will embrace fearlessness in your approach to the inks and come away with alcohol ink art you are proud of showing others. You will create both a landscape and flower painting(s).
Session I presents a basic introduction to creating art with alcohol inks and has three key components: alcohol inks background and ground rules; experimentation and creation; hands on experience. Students will produce landscape paintings with Jennifer’s original techniques on yupo and photographic paper. You can enroll in this single portion of the workshop if you are just looking for an introduction to the inks.
Session II offers a deeper dive into the world of alcohol inks and has three key components: alcohol ink behavior; blending and defining using air, and employing black, white, and metallics to add dimension and detail. Students will create alcohol ink flower paintings and experiment with alcohol ink on acetate. You can enroll in this single portion of the workshop if you have prior experience with inks and are interested in learning new techniques.
To Register: Contact Jennifer Veilleux Tel. 605-469-6018 or Email email@example.com
What: Introduction to Alcohol Ink Painting One-Day Workshop with artist Jennifer Veilleux
Where: 143rd Street Studio 43601 143rd Street, Webster, SD 57274
When: October 10, 2019 12:00pm – 6:30pm
Session I 12:00 – 2:30
Break for lunch 2:30 – 4:00
Session II 4:00 – 6:30
Cost: $100 for workshop
$55 per session if registering for only one session
Details: All supplies are provided. No experience necessary
About the artist: Jennifer Veilleux, PhD is a geographer and artist based in Lake Andes, South Dakota, Ihanktonwan Territory. She researches the Missouri River, writes about water, teaches art classes, works as a professional photographer, and paints. Born in Danbury, Connecticut in 1977, Veilleux comes from a family of artists, writers, musicians, and scientists. She sold her first photographs and participated in her first art shows at the age of 16. She has been traveling and living around the world since the age of 18. Her travels as a professional geographer influence her worldview and her artwork. She says, “I find the process in creating is as important as the created thing itself, and I tend to give myself over to it completely, whether in painting, photography, writing, cooking...in this way the process itself is a prayer, a mediation. If I am not getting what I expect, I persist and keep allowing the experience to shape me; the canvas, or the subject, teach me. By stepping out of my own way, I allow something else to come through. And when it does, it astounds me. That is the moment I return and when I am most delighted.” Veilleux’s work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, websites, the Smithsonian WaterWays exhibition, George Washington University’s Textile Museum, and galleries in Connecticut, New York, and Florida.