Cold Wax & Oil Painting
Create Dynamic Painting with Cold Wax & Oil
During this upbeat, exciting, and informative workshop you’ll create multiple paintings using cold wax and oil paints. Be prepared to learn about the do’s and don’ts of creating with this medium, expand your artistic voice and enjoy a fun, spontaneous and intuitive way of painting.
Through demos and one-on-one instruction, you’ll learn:
All about the materials and tools used in cold wax paintings
How to mix cold wax and oil paint
How to create exciting colors that are harmonious
Numerous styles to explore with this fun medium
How to apply cold wax and oil
Various techniques to create excitement and harmony in your paintings - What techniques you can do when (wet, tacky, dry)
The differences of painting on oil paper vs. wood panels
How to critique your paintings as you go along
How looking at value can lead you
How to finish, sign and frame cold wax paintings
All supplies will be provided. If you want, bring any favorite oil paints you might like to use and an old shirt or apron you can get dirty.
June 5, 6, & 7, 2023
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside the Box Studio
$425 for the course, includes materials
*Non-Refundable $60 payment must be made to hold your place.
Over the past 16 years, Dianna has taught multitudes of students across the country through her enlightening and uplifting workshops. She believes that we are our own worst critics and that by exploring our creative gifts without judgement in an affirming and nurturing environment we can unlock magic. From beginners to advanced, her students discover new potential and create powerful works of art.
As a full-time artist, Dianna is known for her vibrant paintings. She is on the faculty of the Art Students League of Denver and her paintings reside in the collections of Children’s Hospital Colorado, St. Mary’s Hospital, Colorado Mesa University and Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado. She is represented by several galleries and her artwork dons the wine labels of Grande River Vineyards. Her biggest honor is to be able to spread joy through her work and teach others how to find delight in painting.