Following a similar format to other painting intensives I have offered around the world over the past 6 years, the goal is to add to the artists tool set of tricks and techniques as well as expanding the creative spirit in each of us.
This workshop is a perfect introduction or expansion into exploring the vast possibilities and uses of the Mischtechnik. Directly translated from German to English, Mischtechnik means: ‘mixed technique’. It was discovered by the Van Eyck brothers in the early renaissance and was revived by the Austrian painter Ernst Fuchs in the 1950’s. It has been adopted by many painters working with fantastic and visionary subject matter, as the transparencies and use of light in developing a painting are exquisite.
Traditionally one uses white egg tempera to build up volume and then glazes in oil. There are many contemporary variations of the Mischtechnik, and the wisdom and genius behind the layers has much to reveal.
During the intensive we will explore various uses and examples of materials through presentations and hands on experience, as well as creating a painting using a revised version of the Mischtechnik.
Participants are welcome to work in just acrylic or both acrylic, casein and oil.
When: November 11th – 15th, 2015
Where: 112 West 9th St.
Downtown Los Angeles, 90013
Cost: $650 (incl. basic materials)
Hours: 10am – 1pm / 2:30pm – 7pm / open studio: 8:30 – 11pm (wed-sat)
Recommended lunch at L.O.V.E cafe (in same building)
send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “LA Workshop Registration“. Please tell us a little bit about yourself and send a couple samples of your own work, (no worries if you don’t have any photos to share:)
We will then send you a materials list and more detailed daily description
of the Workshop as well as instructions to secure your space
with either payment in full or a deposit.