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Cool Way to Paint with Cold Wax

Nov 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

| $79

Presented by: Art by Sue MacDougall

Come along with friends for an enjoyable time learning a new art medium for NZ. It was used in the late 1500s by Titan and other painters of the Renaissance period. Even Rembrandt in the 1600s used it. This is an amazing half-day workshop to explore what cold wax is really made of, how to use it and what NOT to do with it. Learn what rules you can break when using cold wax, and what special benefits (namely, amazing texture) come with this medium. See what kind of paints you should reach for and discover the simple tools you will need. Explore the surfaces that will work best when working with cold wax, and how you can combine it.
A finished cold wax painting has several layers and with drying time, can take weeks to complete. You will however, come away with a better understanding of the cold wax painting process and the possible beginnings of a painting you can continue to work on at home/studio.

Tutor: Sue MacDougall
Email: kiwisuemac@gmail.com
Saturday 1st November 2020
Time: 9am -12.00pm
Cost: $79.00
All materials supplied

“It’s a rare occurrence for one specific painting medium to have a whole genre of painting associated with it, but the cold wax medium is one such medium. Cold wax painting is not defined by subject matter nor the degree of realism or abstraction; cold wax painting is unified by artists’ shared interest in experimentation, texture and the physicality of paint layers.”

After over 20 years of living in Greece, Sue now lives permanently in New Zealand, although she does visit Greece once or twice a year when we will be allowed to travel once again. She is recognized for her bold and colourful work in different mediums that create structure, depth, movement and texture.

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Nov 1
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Art by Sue MacDougall
0210 239 4549


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