Oil Pastel Monoprint & Wash

Using the basic Oil Pastel Monoprint technique, Linda’s developing the process and using it in combination with wash. You’ll already know that oil can work as a resist to waterbased media, see how Linda paints with watercolour adding beautiful fluid washes without losing control of the paint.

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Approximate run time: 24 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

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Oil Pastel Monoprint

This is a super technique for your sketchbook, or for use in mixed media drawing and painting. Join Linda to see how to make a monoprint using oil pastels. You can work freehand or make use of your stencils.

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Approximate run time: 11 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

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In the Mix: Rubbings and Drawing

Work along with Laura to bring more confidence to your drawing. Laura will show you how rubbings can be the basis for beautiful tonal drawings. You’ll only need basic equipment to join in, thin paper, cereal box card, pencils, graphite stick and scissors.

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Approximate run time: 28 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

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Monoprint Image Transfer

Laura experiments with her gelli plate and an image transfer mono printing technique. It’s not foolproof, but it’s lots of fun and you’ll end up with a fantastic pile of monoprints and collage papers which can be perfect for your sketchbook, mixed media work, journals and altered books. In this workshop Laura demonstrates working on paper, this technique might work on fabric, but we’ve not tried it – yet!

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Approximate run time: 30 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

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Photobook Finishing Touches

 

Join Laura to see her completed Photobook including a look at the cover, and a page-by-page walkthrough with an insight into the thought processes and techniques she’s used.

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Approximate run time: 40 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

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Photobook: First Steps

 

Now you’ve made your photo book is time to start working into those pages. Join Laura as she guides you through the first steps in her own book, and shares ideas for how to get started with simple media and a thoughtful approach to composition, mark making and colour.

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Approximate run time: 41 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

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Mixed Media: Acrylic + Watercolour

 

Experiment with layers in your painting and printmaking for sketchbook work using a combination of acrylic and watercolour. Linda will show you how you can exploit the properties of each to create interesting effects.

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Approximate run time: 16 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

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Inspired by Nature

Find inspiration in nature and see how Linda interprets a photographic source as a mixed media study in her sketchbook. She’ll show you how to use watercolour, charcoal pencils and oil pastel to create rich surfaces sympathetic to the subject matter. Then working from her sketchbook, Linda interprets the mixed media study into a stitched textile. See how she uses opaque and transparent fabric scraps to build painterly layers adding texture with machine and hand stitching. 

 

Using Masking Fluid

 

Using masking fluid can be a versatile method for your watercolour painting both for conventional paintings and in your sketchbook work. In this workshop Linda will show you different ways to apply it for great effect.

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Please note: some masking fluid products can contain latex so please avoid if you have a sensitivity to latex, and of course, refer to manufacturers guidelines.

Approximate run time: 19 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

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