February 25th meeting will be an evening meeting starting with a social time at 6:30 pm. and the demonstration at 7:00 pm.
Judy Gittelsohn, originally from Oregon, has been painting in California since 1977 and loving it. She is a Golden Paints Certified Working Artist and teaches about the properties and applications of the outstanding Golden products. She offers artists direction on the many ways to use these great
materials. Additionally, she enjoys teaching art to people with special needs.
The Golden lecture/demo is a fast paced 1½-hour presentation on acrylic paints, gels and mediums. It is an advanced technical explanation of acrylics, and their inherent possibilities. It covers information about different types of pigments, viscosities, types of paints, grounds and color mixing. Various gels and mediums are demonstrated. Did you know you can alter the surface and the texture with gels? Do you know which gels you like? You will learn many ways to paint and advance your work. drying time will be presented. Learn how to use different products to make surfaces for watercolors, graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, oil and soft pastels. Lightfastness of pigments as well as health and safety concerns will also be covered.
The lecture will also include a brief explanation of the new Qor Watercolors and an overview of the stunning color palette of Williamsburg Oils.
A packet of literature and free samples of paint and gels are available for all those who attend.
February 25th meeting will be an evening meeting at 7:00 pm. Social time starts at 6:30 pm.