Mixed Media Basics & Beyond Workshop
This class is for both the beginner and advance student

Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 10 & 11 | 9:30am-4:30pm
Fee: $170 + $40 Materials Fee (for beginners)
Creative Arts Group, Sierra Madre

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Mixed Media Art is the ideal medium to explore your creative side without the pressure of having to be artistic or create a perfect piece of art. Have fun using a variety of mediums and techniques. You’re free to experiment and be spontaneous in whatever you create. In this 2-day workshop you will combine acrylic painting, collaging, texturizing with different techniques & materials and adhering found objects. Anyone with little or no prior art experience can do mixed media. The magic happens when we welcome accidents and mistakes. You will be creating multiple pieces throughout the workshop. When you commit to multiple days of creating, you allow yourself to be fully immersed the creative process. This is the perfect opportunity to become really familiar with the art of mixed media.

This workshop is for both the beginner and advance students. Advance students will have the opportunity to learn more advanced mixed media techniques and work at their own pace on multiple pieces with the focus of creating a series.

Beginning students: $40 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class (Additional materials may be suggested.)

Advanced students: You will be providing your own materials. A materials list will be emailed to your a few weeks prior.

All art experience welcome. Adults 18+

4-Week Mixed Media Basics

Saturdays, September 8-29 | 10:00am-12:30pm
Fee: $95 + $35 Materials Fee
Glendale Community College

Mixed Media Art is the ideal medium to explore your true creativity and uncover your inner artist without the pressure of having to be artistic or create a perfect piece of art.  Have fun using a variety of acrylic applications and techniques, such as collage, acrylic painting, layering, cool textures, found objects and more.  You’re free to experiment and be spontaneous in whatever you create.  When working in mixed media you add dimension and richness to your artwork. In the process, we invite accidents and mistakes to happen, while finding beauty in imperfections.  A $35 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.  All you need to do is show up!

  • Week 1: Learn basic layout composition, backgrounds & color ideas to create visual balance and impact.
  • Week 2: Learn how to create different surfaces with patterns and textures with the use of different mixed media techniques.
  • Week 3: Learn how to incorporate images and your personal photographs with an easy transfer technique.
  • Week 4: Learn how to incorporate found objects, text and lettering into your mixed media pieces.

Materials Include:  Printed step-by-step instructions for each technique, 6 art panels, acrylic paint, collage materials, acrylic medium, brushes, sea sponge, found objects, etc.

All art experience welcome. Adults 18+