You want to watch the paint flow with ease, get whats in your head to match what comes out on your canvas, paper, page, be so filled with ideas and inspiration that you never get stuck!
Paint Mojo the E-Course is now a self-paced and fully downloadable class!
Access will be given immediately after registration is complete and payment processed. There is a wonderful FB community for all Paint Mojo E-Course students and Tracy pops in every now and then to say ‘hi!’.
This WILL be a class about finding your voice, your style, your confidence. About exploring creative process and possibilities and finding new things, epiphanies from mistakes, happy accidents, making new connections and being open to new dreams.
Maybe you’ll find a portrait from your palette or an elephant in your inky explorations, or maybe you’ll find something you never even dreamed of. You WILL be challenged to shift perspectives and the way I will be doing that is by inviting you into my own process as I do the same.
There will be two very different video deliveries each week.
One, a professionally filmed HD video that follows the progress of one of my large format paintings. This will be very much like attending a live two day workshop with me and I will talk you through the moves I make, the symbols I use, the colours I choose, the problems I encounter and how I solve them.
My intention is for you to paint a large painting alongside me and from the pics below from two of my in person workshops you can see that there will be many variations that will come from this process.
The OTHER weekly videos will be more intimate, less polished, just me (and you, and maybe a kitty or two) in my studio with my camcorder exploring ideas to share with you.
ROUGH SUPPLIES LIST
Watercolour paper pad, sketchbook, canvases, oil pastels, soft pastels (including white), assorted inks, transparency film sheets or a piece of glass for monoprints, acrylic paints, bamboo skewers, twigs or any mark making materials, various brushes (one small detail, one wide flat 1″ wash brush, medium watercolour brush, one foam brush), soft brayer, patterned napkins, gel medium, scratch foam board, rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol, kneadable eraser, white and black charcoal pencils, white gel pen, black uniball vision elite pen, willow charcoal and regular charcoal, lead pencils, watercolour pencils, spray bottle with water, gesso, builders caulking or modelling paste, old books for collage.
Please note that this Ecourse will be very much about spontaneity and exploration. I care very little about brands and brushes and I am just as likely to use my fingers or a twig as I am a brush. I am a distracted artist, delighting in curiosity and wonder and more carried away by creative possibilities than washing brushes so I buy the cheapest firmest brushes I can. I am infinitely more concerned with expressive, intuitive mark making than precise brush marks.
Here’s the thing…
I LOVE to be in the same heart/mind space as my students. My workshops are never rehearsed or planned to the last detail. I am ALWAYS open to heading off in brand new directions and these videos will show that.
Although in each one I do start off with a general idea of the project that will go with the weekly theme I have not rehearsed or tested the project beforehand in any case.
This is so EXCITING as you will be right there with me as I make a new discovery OR change direction OR create a little side project from my leftover paint that will reappear in a later week. You will be right there as I make a mistake or LOVE what I am doing or decide I DON’T like what I am doing, or get a bit frustrated or stick my brush in my coffee.
In essence you will be there with me in my slightly messy, definitely not “styled” creative space and together we will move forward and get stuck and make messes and beauty all at the same time.
Are you READY to let go of any preconceived notions and trust, to find your mojo and make your mark?
“You have such fresh ideas, content, and a great organized, yet spontaneous, teaching style. Truly an incredible class by which all others will be compared.”
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is this E-Course suitable for any level?
- Absolutely!! I have been teaching my in person and online classes around the world for the past six years! Both beginners and more experienced painters have enjoyed epiphanies in creative process, shifted perspectives and enjoyed learning new techniques. Mostly though I have come to realize that what I am teaching is about how to see the creative possibilities inherent in every moment and then to learn ways to process and translate those moments in our own artistic voice….AND to FREE UP and not be STUCK!!
Is this E-Course different to your in person workshop and/or the projects in your book?
- All content in Paint Mojo is fresh and new. I like to keep things moving and get bored easily so this means I’m always changing things up and finding new inspiration and new ways to create. I hope I can pass that on to you!
Can I exhibit or sell the work I create in this workshop?
- One of my main intentions in this course is to help you find ways to connect with a style all of your own. So, with this in mind, I’m happy for you to show and sell original, innovative work created. If, however, you feel that you want to follow along more closely and produce pieces very similar to those within the projects that is all good, but I would ask that you don’t put those pieces out to exhibit or sell if they are close copies of my work. I trust that your heart will tell you what is too close. ♥
Example student work
By Marilyn Davies