Expressive Still Lifes DVD

Discover how to create a personal painting through an expressive still life from start to finish!
SKU: S8095

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Develop your own personal style through your painting composition and learn how to use artistry tools to their greatest potential!

Traditional art forms may appear inflexible and standard in their techniques and uses, but artist Annie O’Brien Gonzales shares otherwise in her tips and instruction. With this video workshop, you will work your way through an expressive still life painting that incorporates your favorite objects, images and patterns. By bringing the painter into the painting, your still life will take on a whole new meaning and reflect more than just paint.

This Video Features:

  • Tips for setting up a still life with items meaningful to you
  • 91 minutes of premier workshop instruction
  • In-depth instruction on how to create a still life painting from beginning to end

You will learn more than just painting techniques, however. From mark-making tips to collage inspiring techniques, you can mix creative color schemes and mixed-media components together to design a vibrant and vigorous painting. You will learn how to use the paintbrush in various ways to add depth, value, and shadow to your composition. There is freedom in this traditional art form, so discover it through your assembling of subject matter and arranging of your composition!

Watch a preview of Mixed Media Painting Workshop: Expressive Still Lifes with Annie O’Brien Gonzales now:

16” x 16” or larger square canvas or wood panel

Acrylic Glazing Liquid (Satin)
Acrylic Matte Medium
Faber-Castell Gelatos
Heavy body and fluid acrylic paints, Annie uses Golden Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Green Blue Shade, Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Red Light, Quinacridone Magenta, Titan Buff, Titanium White
NeoColor II water soluble crayons
Powdered pigments
Stabilo Woody pencils
White gesso (optional)

Collage materials
Collection of personal and/or quirky objects (ex. Collectibles, China, fabric remnants, flowers, etc.) Color wheel
Drawing pencil
Makeup sponges
Palette knife
Palette paper or parchment paper
Paper towels or rags
Spray varnish
Synthetic or bristle “Bright” brushes—1/2”, 1”, 2”
Water container
White gesso (optional)

About the Artist:
Annie O’Brien Gonzales currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico where she works as a teacher, writer, and professional painter. She finds inspiration within nature, as well as personal symbols and patterns. Her work is shown in galleries across the United States and recently was included in a museum permanent collection. She conducts workshops across the country as well as at Ghost Ranch and at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU S8095
Product Type DVD
Runtime 91 minutes
ISBN 13 9781440345449
Author/Designer Annie O'Brien Gonzales
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