Painting with Nature – Creating with Minerals, Rocks, and Soil

Deadline June 29, 2024

Delve into the remarkable world of natural materials as we unleash the creative potential of the Earth itself. Join visiting artist Allison McElroy for an immersive workshop where you will explore the beauty and versatility of minerals, rocks, and soil, transforming them into paints that capture the essence of nature.

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll discover the secrets of crafting your own paints using traditional techniques and innovative methods. From watercolors to ink, and even a glimpse into the world of oils, we’ll delve into the art of pigment creation, allowing you to express yourself with the colors of the Earth.

Throughout the workshop, you’ll learn wet and dry painting techniques, gaining insight into how to manipulate these unique mediums to bring your artistic vision to life. Additionally, we’ll explore the art of brush-making, crafting unconventional tools that enhance your creative expression and connect you more deeply with the natural world

By the end of our journey together, you’ll have not only expanded your artistic repertoire but also developed a deeper appreciation for the boundless inspiration provided by the world around us. Let’s awaken the artist within and paint with the palette of nature itself.

Saturday, June 29th
1:00pm – 3:00pm
$85 + $10 materials fee
All levels of creative experience are welcome.

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Troutdale, OR

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