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Expressive Self Portraiture Friday, August 2, 9:00 AM  
Lisa Cheney $145   
This workshop is 6 hours.

Student Level: All levels **
Type of Workshop: Process & Project
Prerequisite: None
Workshop Category: Acrylic Painting, Drawing

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It has been said that when we draw a portrait it often resembles the artist creating the portrait. Let's spend a day getting to know ourselves, seeing ourselves through our Artist's Eyes! What better place to learn and practice these expressive portraits than in our visual journals?

Self portraits are my favorite way of expressing myself, as my portraits always express where I am emotionally, mentally, and physically during any given moment. In this workshop, I will guide you first through some traditional portraiture exercises in the morning. Come afternoon we will create a visually intriguing journal spread through the use of more intuitive and express drawing, painting, and writing exercises.

Kit/Materials Fee (payable to instructor at class time):

  • $5.00 includes:
  • Cups for water
  • Paper towels
  • Watercolor pallet
  • Wax Paper
  • Additional supplies for specific techniques
  • Workshop Instruction Booklet

Student should bring:

  • Your journal book - preferably with good thick pages that will withstand paint, collage and drawing OR as an alternative: sheets of heavy watercolor paper cut down to manageable sizes (no smaller than 6" x 9")
  • Acrylic paints - variety of light and dark colors, inexpensive craft bottles are perfect
  • Brushes - various sizes, can be inexpensive crafting kind
  • China Marker - grease pencil (these are inexpensive and can be found at most art stores near the drawing pencils) Black, Red, or Blue
  • Signo Uni-Ball white pen - (ex. HERE)
  • All-Stabilo pencils - (ex. HERE)
  • Brush markers - any color, one or two in colors of your choice
  • Faber-Castell PITT artist pen - either Small, Fine or Medium or Waterproof India ink pen (Pigma Micron pens)
  • Pencil and Pencil sharpener
  • Masking Tape
  • Assortment of Derwent InkTense Color Pencils
  • A small mirror (compact size is fine)
  • Old Credit or Gift card to scrape paint
  • Reference photos of yourself (Large and small, close-ups work best) to draw/paint from

Some workshops may require that you bring supplies or tools that you may not presently possess. If you'd like to place an advance order for jewelry supplies & tools for pick-up at the on-site Jewelry Supply store when you arrive at ARTU19, contact:

SJ Jewelry Supply LLC

Please note that SJ Jewelry Supply has an extensive selection of products but not all of them may appear on their website. If in doubt about the availability of any product, a simple phone call will get you the information that you desire.

Email your order to: info@sjjewelrysupply.com
call: 602-956-0189

Questions: lisacheneyartstudio@gmail.com
Website: www.flickr.com/photos/lisacheney-jorgensen/