Acrylic Mixed Media Painting Workshop by Andrea Tama

Andrea Tama is a mixed media artist inspired by landscapes and flora. They contain mysteries that ask to be uncovered, explored, enhanced—and sometimes not to be trifled with at all. Tama works from photos, drawings, and the memories she gathers. Communicating ideas and feelings about colors, textures, patterns and surfaces of these places is the soul of her work.

August 4th - August 6th

About The Workshop

Students will be experimenting with everyday materials to develop surface layers and ultimately creating 3 abstract paintings. Students will need 2 white gessoed cradled wood panel or ½” gatorboard 24×24, 30×40 or 24×36. You will also need 1 Black gessoed cradled wood panel or ½” gatorboard, same sizes suggested. Supplies needed are listed below. I will supply Additional Gessoes, Mediums, Pastes and Materials we are using for surface layering.
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Students are responsible for:

  • A rubber Brayer, not foam 
  • Drawing tool with a dull tip
  • Plastic spoons
  • Colored pencils or inktense
  • Art stamps and stencils
  • Ruler
  • Charcoal sticks/black
  • Plastic and Rubber trowel or scraper
  • Items for imprinting and incising, jar caps, textured material, things to make shapes etc. Professional grade Acrylic Paint and Fluid Acrylic, if you have it
  • Soft Synthetic Flat brushes in various sizes
  • Glazing medium
  • Rags, spray bottle, water bucket, palette paper
  • For those students that want to use collage elements, please bring your stash!

Guests will be required to:

  • Wear mask within the SCA at all times. 
  • Maintain social distancing whenever possible. 
  • Complete a daily health check-in form.
  • No eating permitted in the building, but attendees are welcome to take snack or lunch breaks in Coghlin Park (across the street), the SCA rain garden or pavilion.