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Fearless Abstracts (Ages 16+)

Alliance for the Arts - Shirley W. Blake

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - Thursday, November 10, 2016
Shirley W. Blake 10091 McGregor Blvd. Ft. MyersFL  33919
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - Thursday, November 10, 2016
Shirley W. Blake 10091 McGregor Blvd. Ft. MyersFL  33919

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What's Included

This workshop will focus on use of the elements of design, color, and composition to guide you in the process of painting an abstract. Each morning and afternoon there will be exercises to help you determine your approach. A class critique will be part of each session. Take your work to a higher level by venturing into the abstract world fearlessly. Supply list: • (at least) 1 painting surface per day such as: stretched canvas, canvas board, watercolor paper, illustration board. Surface should be 16x20” or larger. • Paints (oil, acrylic, or watercolor) in the primaries of yellow, red, blue, with white & black. If you choose you may bring more. • Gesso and either matte, satin, or gloss varnish to finish your painting • Sketch pad (9x12” or larger) • Pencil, eraser, & sharpener • Ruler • Scissors • Palette of your preference • Water containers, paper towels, tissue & sponge • Synthetic brushes (one at least 1” wide, one round #6 or higher, and one thin brush for detail)

About This Organizer


The Alliance for the Arts is the officially designated Arts organization for Lee County charged with the mission to “facilitate and nurture the creation, development, promotion and education of arts and culture in Lee County”. 

Organizer Info

  • Alliance for the Arts

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Shirley W. Blake 10091 McGregor Blvd. Ft. MyersFL  33919
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