2-Day UART Workshop with Marcia Holmes: “Abstract Basics – Discover the Abstract Artist in You!“
Location: David’s Art Supply, Metairie, LA
Date: Friday March 15 and Saturday March 16, 2019
Time: Friday March 15 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday March 16 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Instructor: Marcia Holmes
Skill level: Beginner to advanced
Number of Workshop Days: 2
Discover a new direction for your art and create intriguing abstract expressionist paintings using UART Premium Sanded Pastel Paper. Easily LOOSEN UP with under painting exercises that propel you to a new freedom in painting! With Marcia’s technique, you will use ink, gouache, watercolor and thinned oil paint as well as pastel….all together! Have FUN learning how to layer mark making and paint with artistic techniques that “break the rules”!
Explore your innate expressionist abilities while learning to “see” abstractly. You can translate and transform multiple source inspirations into exciting contemporary abstract art. Marcia will guide you through this exploration where you will top off your creations in your pastel comfort zone on this incredible UART paper that can handle it all!!!
About the Artist:
Originally from Laurel, MS, abstract expressionist Holmes lives in Mandeville, LA. Formerly a C.P.A., she has attained “Master Signature Status”, Pastel Soc. of America. Holmes, an IAPS Master Circle pastel artist, has participated in juried exhibits around the globe including The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH; Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS; Festival Int. du Pastel, Limoges, France; Pastel Soc. of America in New York; Int. Assoc. of Pastel Soc. Masters, Albuquerque, NM; WPSE; and Vose Gallery, Boston, MA & Salmagundi Club, NYC. She has lead pastel workshop groups in France.
Check out Marcia’s website at www.marciaholmes.com