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CHARCOAL POWDER PAINTING

Instructor(s): Patty Bowman Kingsley

Date(s): Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Time(s): 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Learn techniques for using powdered charcoal/vine charcoal/knead-able eraser and gesso to evoke contemplation or action through a black and white rendering. 

 

Suggested Materials List:

  • Canvas surface large enough to received rapid painting strokes when applying gesso with a larger brush. 

  • Jar of powdered charcoal 

  • Paint brush for applied a detailed sketch with powder 

  • Package of fine vine charcoal 

  • Knead-able eraser 

  • Gesso – I use Liquitex or Golden. 

  • Tear off Palette 

  • Water 

  • Brush cleaner 

  • Large house painter sash brush or large 1” good quality hair brush. 

  • Fixative spray – after to fix the drawing and painted elements together. 

  • Glaze – spray or roll on after many layers of fixative. Requires two to three coats 

Tools:

  • A floor size easel. 

  • Large Cotton Drop cloth 

  • Paint brushes -- small end, long handled brush for sketching with charcoal 

  • Gesso 

  • Rags 

  • Large brushes 2” house sash brushes or a large 1” wide – 1.25” long good quality hair-brush for applying gesso 

  • Water Bucket for washing brushes 

  • Chair if needed and a beverage to keep you hydrated. 

  • Mask 

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1450 Henry Street

Whitby, Ontario, Canada

L1N 0A8

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