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  • 9 Aug 2022
  • 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • ArtWaves
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BATIK PAINTING: ANCIENT ART/ NEW TWIST with Gloria Avner - Ink, Wax and Watercolor on delicate rice paper - Aug 9th Afternoon Session 

Come learn the ancient art of Batik Painting with Master Batik Teacher Gloria Avner! Using wax as a resist, we will create layers of brilliantly graduated color and experience effects not possible with other painting techniques. Learn to use ink, wax and watercolor on delicate Japanese rice paper. You will be guided step-by-step through the creation of beautiful artwork.   

Tuesday Aug 9th, 2022 from 1:30pm to 5:00pm

$82.50 ($72.50 for members) 

Teens/Adults of all skill levels. The class is equally effective for beginners, professional artists and those taking the course multiple times.

You don’t need to bring anything. All is provided, including a great array of subject matter (though you can bring a specific picture if there is something you’d really like to paint). This is a fun class for anyone from age 8 to 88. Bring a friend or family member!

By the end of this workshop, you will not only know the basic steps involved in the ancient art of BATIK painting (layering color using ink, wax as a resist, and watercolor), you will go home with two complete paintings, ready to be framed, and renewed self-esteem. All materials will be provided as part of the class fee.

Masks, vax'd (over 5), and distancing for staff and participant safety.

About the instructor: Gloria Avner has been creating and teaching art professionally for over twenty years. She is well known for specializing in painting BATIK Style. Both beginners and professional artists like to take her courses more than once. Ms. Avner has traveled the world and ran an art gallery in Town Hill for 35 years (Aquarius Artifacts). Her paintings are in Florida Galleries and collections across the country, and she is also well known for her Pet Portraits. See her work on Facebook, IG (@gloriavner), and Fineartamerica.com.

If you need to cancel your registration, please email office@artwavesmdi.org. Your account will then reflect a credit that may be used toward future classes.

If you already have a credit and would like to apply it to this class, please contact office@artwavesmdi.org before registering!

Your tax-deductible donations help support ArtWaves, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Our mission is to make art accessible to the Mount Desert Island and surrounding communities.
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