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Live Art Workshops: Painting-Pigment and Tempera

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Pigments and tempera painting will give you the opportunity to develop and understand the origins of painting like the masters and what it was like to create your own medium from scratch. Mo Riggs' earth pigment creation is a shared journey for curious creatives everywhere especially those keen to make the switch towards reducing their individual plastic consumption. This workshop is designed for participants to learn where to find potential earth pigments, to experience how to craft the found earth into pigments and finally what to bind the pigments with to make various types of paint.
Your workshop will include:
•Introduction of history of traditional binder to craft art paints
•Brief talk on how mineral and earth pigments react depending on originality.
•Demonstration on making egg tempera binding with pigments and application of each colour
•Participants make individual tempera, blend with pigments and apply to create artwork
•One on one guided help throughout workshop.

Pigment kits are available for you to purchase on the day of workshop.

Date: 20 Mar 2022    
9:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Montville Studio

Address: 184 Main Street, Montville QLD 4560

Cost: $170.00

       



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Workshop Artist: Mo Riggs


Mo Riggs is a long standing established and internationally acclaimed artist who is a passionate nature lover advocating for healthy land and water in our environment. Mo embarked on her own private rebellion against synthetic plastic art mediums and now crafts her own traditional paints. She forages for pigments out in the wild and is successfully developing a sustainably, viable earth and mineral pigment palette of stunning archival quality colours. All her custom and stock paintings she currently renders with earth and mineral pigment paints. Mo Riggs earth pigments is a shared journey for curious creatives everywhere especially those keen to make the switch towards reducing their individual plastic consumption. For several years Mo has facilitated many successful pigment watercolour, tempera and oil paint workshops between Redland Bay’s Indigiscapes to Bundaberg’s Bargara.

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