Joseph Paquet painting Studio

Grand Marais, Minnesota
Grand Marais Art Colony
5-Day Indoor Workshop
Composition and Design

Monday - Friday, March 26-30, 2018
Hours: 9am - 4pm (1-Hour Lunch)

Location: Grand Marais Art Colony Founder's Hall
120 West 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN 55604 Lake Superior Taconite 28x40

Lake Superior Taconite 28x40 - Sold

Not all composition is intuitive and solid precepts can be learned that will give students greater success. It is important to understand why a design works so one can design well—consistently. Joe will overview how to build a piece from the ground up starting with the linear aspect, he will address balance, unity, variety/interest, and contrast. Students will also learn about tone and color. This class is open to students working in all media, including paint media, fiber, photography, and jewelry/3-D.

Materials List

Please bring to class the following items:
• Composition and Design Materials
• 11x14-inch Hardbound Sketchbook (Utrecht)
• Pencils
• Small Pencil Sharpener
• Kneaded Eraser
• (Good quality) Watercolor brush size #7 or #8
• Ten well round plastic mixing tray (hobby or craft store)
• White 2.5 oz Liquid Acrylic (squeeze bottle)
• Black 2.5 oz Liquid Acrylic (squeeze bottle)
• Small Ruler
• Tracing Paper

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