Acrylic Exploration with Mediums and Techniques with Linda Montgomery
If you ever wanted to learn and expand your visual vocabulary about acrylics and their versatility, inter-mixability with mediums, and techniques, this is the workshop for you.
Come spend an exciting day with artist Linda Montgomery in a hands-on exploration of acrylic pigments, mediums and techniques.
Linda will introduce you to a range of professional acrylic artists mediums, working with different surfaces, and variety of techniques including fine detail, blending and gradients, hard-edge techniques, pouring, glazing, collage and mixed media, layering, impasto, texturizing with brush or palette knife. She will introduce new mark-making ideas, and ways to combine the range of different paint viscosities, colours and alter them with mediums anyway you like. The compatible binder of acrylics allows you to seamlessly layer and blend, from fluid liquidity to heavy texture and every place else inbetween. Linda encourages personal creativity and expression, will answer any questions, and gives individual attention whether you’re creating an abstraction or representational artwork. This workshop is suitable to all levels. Please bring your own reference materials, acrylic works in progress and any acrylic questions.
Linda Montgomery, French born, is a respected Canadian artist, illustrator, and educator whose award-winning pastel drawings and paintings have been admired and collected in numerous major corporate and private collections worldwide. Linda’s images have been exhibited and published internationally in over 30 magazines, including Good Housekeeping, New York Times, Homemakers, Chicago Tribune, and Harrowsmith. Her client list includes story illustration for over 20 book publishers, including Hay House, MacMillian, Golden Books/St.Martins Press, Doubleday,
Random House, and Workman Publishing. Linda also created the artwork for the Aga Khan Foundation posters for 10 years for their annual Partnership walk. Linda and her artwork are featured on the foundations video “A Global Journey” and all the original artworks are in the permanent collection of the Aga Khan Foundation in Ottawa. Her major clients include Lipton/Unilever, Onex Corporation, Aveda/Collega Corp, Milk Marketing Board, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals & Kraft. Linda formally taught at OCAD University in Toronto, and now works for Liquitex Artist Acrylics and the Fine Art Collective Program, where she has led over 250 workshops/demos. She lives and works from her studio in Mulmur, Ontario.
Materials: Linda’s recommended supplies list will be sent out upon registration.