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2017 Bonnie Griffith: Oil and Cold Wax
September 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bonnie Griffith will use a mix of oil and cold wax medium, brayering layers of paint to create an abstracted landscape. She will use a variety of textures created with stamps, tools, inks, and other items to create a mixed media piece on a wooden panel. Using oil paint mixed with cold wax medium on wood primed panels, one can layer color with brayed or palette knife; incise thru layers to reveal previous ones, texture with a variety of tools to create impressionistic or abstracted landscapes. Examples of work will be brought to demo and a painting will be completed to illustrate the process used.
Bonnie is an artist who paints the western landscape in pastel and oil. She captures the essence of the land in bold, strong color in representational fashion. She has worked as a fulltime artist for 15+ years and part time since college. Bonnie has studied with Lorenzo Chavez, Robert Moore, Clark Mitchell and others. Her work is represented by galleries in ID, MT, WA, and OR. She was the 2015 Artist in Residence at the Grand Staircase National Monument. Bonnie participates in numerous plein air events throughout the west. See more of Bonnie’s work here.