Classes and Workshops
Celia Buchanan offers a wide variety of classes for adults and kids from beginners to the more experienced. Enjoy a one day or multi day class in a variety of disciplines from drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, cartooning, fiber arts and mixed media to name a few. The classes are taught in a fun, easy to digest format and Celia has over 20 years experience as an Educator. The aim is to provide a pleasant and stimulating environment to explore your creativity and develop your creative and artistic skills.
Learn how to use and include encaustic techniques in your work. Control and manipulate hot wax to create beautiful interesting finishes that are unique to the encaustic medium. Combined with other painting and drawing techniques, encaustic can bring incredible depth and richness to your work.
Acrylic Surfaces And Mediums:
It is time to give your creativity a wakeup call. Spend some time exploring wonderful textures and unique surfaces and walk through a preverbal paradise of texture, color and endless possibilities using Golden Artist Colors, Gels, Mediums and Paints.
Acrylic Faux Finishing Techniques:
Learn how to create beautiful surfaces using faux and glazing techniques that can be applied in a myriad of applications from fine art to home décor.
Mixed Media Done Right:
An exploration of multi media techniques using watercolor, soft and oil pastels, acrylics, oils, cold wax and beyond
Introduction To Fiber Arts:
The class will cover Shibori and indigo dyeing. Learn the ancient art of dyeing fabric using these wonderful techniques.
Its watercolor onto silk. The lustrous quality of the silk is both seductive and vibrant and offers a new and exciting medium for expression.
Screen Printing Onto Fabric
Photographic, paper stencil and polychromatic screen printing techniques geared for fabric. Use discharge printing, pigment and dye based color applications.
Beyond The Photo Stencil Screen Printing
Printing techniques onto fabric and paper including Solar and Polychromatic printing learn how to easily reproduce multicolored artwork using screens, UV light, stencils and transfers.
Learn to create one of a kind Polychromatic and relief mono prints. The beauty of this medium is also in its spontaneity and its combination of printmaking, painting and drawing media.
All Media Abstract Painting:
Learn the art of abstraction. Take observations from everyday objects and turn them into expressions of abstraction. Using paper, paints and dry media this class explores some of the multitude of techniques used in creating abstract art.
Three Dimensional Mixed Media:
Take your mixed media to a new dimension. Work on absorbent malleable plaster forms to create 3 Dimensional art utilizing acrylics and encaustic techniques.
Fantasy Still life:
Painting onto a variety of acrylic grounds using acrylic glazing and dry media layering techniques. Experiment with light and shade and subtractive applications to create complex paintings in half the time.
For more information and availability please contact Celia.