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2-day Workshop: “Mega Surfaces: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Surface Treatments for Painting, Printing, Texturing & Enhancing Your Art & Creativity” - Metairie, LA

  • David Art Center 3020 N. Arnoult Road Metairie, LA 70002 USA (map)

In this workshop we will explore the possibilities of a variety of Golden gels and mediums including Molding Paste, Light Molding Paste, Heavy Gel Gloss, Absorbent Ground, Coarse Pumice Gel, Soft Gel Gloss, Clear Tar Gel, Extra Heavy Gel Matte, Fine Pumice Gel & Micaceous Iron Oxide as a drawing and painting surface. Faux Encaustic, Coarse Molding Paste, Fiber Paste, Crackle Paste and Artist-made Collographic printing plates, QoR watercolor mono-printing, OPEN paint mono-printing, Iridescent paints for use in faux metallic leaf papers, Glass Bead Gel and Interference paints for photographic enhancements along with Fluid paint, interference and iridescent interplay on a variety of surfaces.* * (We are going to give it our best attempt in covering the above list depending on how quickly we can work through the exercises, you will absolutely learn a lot.) All Gels, Mediums, Paints and substrates are included along with door prizes and free product giveaways. The only items that artists are required to bring to the event are a small palette knife or two, a few small paint brushes, a small container for water, their preferred drawing medium (ZERO drawing skills are necessary) some paper toweling and a small pre-primed canvas 16” x 20” upon which we will make a “Mega” reference panel covering all of the materials we explored over the course of the two days, along with a small 12 x12 cradled panel like an ampersand board or any other gessoed rigid substrate for use with crackle paste. It is recommended that workshop participants attend the free presentation on 9/26 as this will serve as a useful primer for the workshop that follows. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Thursday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Friday See store for pricing for both days covering more than 30 different techniques. Humor, anecdotes and tales from life and more than 14 years on the road teaching and lecturing are included at no charge.

Date: September 27th, 2018 - September 28th, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Contact: Adriana  Email:

Phone: (504)-888-3630

Fee: See Store for pricing

Event Open to Public