2-Day UART Workshop with Marcia Holmes: “Exploring Abstracts – Discover the Abstract Artist in You!“
Location: David’s Art Supply, Metairie, LA
Date: Friday March 23 and Saturday March 24 2018
Time: Friday March 23 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday March 24 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! A diverse multi-media underpainting is the key to a great start that propels you to LOOSEN UP! With Marcia’s technique, you will use ink, gouache, watercolor and thinned oil paint as well as pastel….all together!
Based on a solid value study concentration emphasis combined with your innate expressionist abilities, 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