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“Learning About Gouache” with Beth Drucker

March 18, 11 am2 pm.

Come to our workshop and learn about the water-based media Gouache. It’s been used for centuries, by many well-known Artists. It is similar to watercolor in that it can be re-wetted and dried to a matte finish, and the paint can become infused into its paper support. But gouache can give your work dense matte coverage as well as transparent and translucent surfaces just like watercolor.

It is used most consistently by commercial artists for posters, illustrations, comics, and other design work.  It is similar to acrylic or oil paints in that it is normally used in an opaque painting style, and it can form a superficial layer. It’s super versatile!

Enjoy learning how to use it both ways, as well as combining techniques to give you a beautiful range of color and pigment density. Your instructor, Beth Drucker, is a Professor, Designer, Artist, Writer, Editor, Instructor and Lecturer. She is a working artist, designer and writer for the past 40 years. She works in Gouache, Watercolor, Acrylics, Digital Art, Fabric and Fiber.

Ms. Drucker has been an Adjunct Professor of Fashion Design at Nassau Community College for 17 years. She is also presently an Instructor for The Nassau County Department of Continuing Education. Ms. Drucker has worked as an Adjunct Professor at SUNY F.I.T., Parsons, The New School for Design, The Metropolitan Institute for Design, and (BOCES) The Long Island HS for the Arts. Beth has taught workshops at The Art League of Long Island, The Village Artist, Ripe Art Gallery, Gallery North, and Art and Soul Studio.

The cost for this workshop, which includes materials, is $75 per person. For your convenience, you may register online  https://theatelieratflowerfield.org/workshops or call 631-250-9009 for more information.


180 Little Neck Rd
Centerport, NY 11721 United States