Painting with Light in the Jungle by Amanda Sage

Feb. 28th –
March 7th, 2018

 

 

Join us for an unforgettable experience deep in the jungle of Costa Rica.

Dive into your imagination and learn tools for expressing it. Dive into the ocean and into the jungle, commune with nature as the senses are enriched by the experience of a thriving eco-system. Become inspired by community as we all bring the gift of our unique vision to share in a supportive environment.

 

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Painting with Light in the Jungle by Amanda Sage

About Amanda Sage

Amanda studied painting in Vienna, Austria under the guidance of Michael Fuchs during a 2 year apprenticeship when she was 19, which led to 10 years as an assistant with the master artist Ernst Fuchs. She helped found the Vienna Academy of Visionary Art in 2013 and has spent the past 10 years sharing her work worldwide in exhibitions, festivals and Live Painting. Amanda teaches annually at Alex & Allyson Grey’s Art Sanctuary in New York as well as the summer seminar in Italy, hosted by VAVA. She also helped initiate the Art in Paradise workshop series in Byron Bay, Australia and teaches annually in Los Angeles.



Painting with Light is a workshop series that Amanda Sage offers a couple times a year in unique destinations around the world. Based on fundamental techniques, truths and tools that are the foundation of any successful work of art, her teachings are rooted in Renaissance painting and translated into contemporary mediums. She teaches in the same way that she approaches her own work, with an open heart and deep commitment. The time that we spend in creative union is one of the most valuable things we can do for our own healing and living a healthy life. Making Art is not something that is only limited to painting, drawing, sculpture… she believes it is a WAY of life, a perspective, a lens through which we have the choice to live in this life. We will begin by observing what is, expanding our outer lens. As we push the boundaries of what can be, we will draw in the visionary realms of infinite potential.

Painting with Light in the Jungle by Amanda Sage

Each participant will be guided through the process of an acrylic painting, from start to finish, with a variety of exercises, demo’s and lectures throughout the week. A Plant Spirit walk will be hosted by (name). The focus in our paintings will be on the abundance and beauty of the natural world, though portraits and figurative work is also encouraged if desired. Conceptually we will follow an in-direct painting method similar to the Mischtechnik which classically uses egg tempera and oil paint in glazes. Due to humidity and drying times we will use high pigmented fluid Golden acrylics instead and achieve similar results.

All levels of experience are invited to participate.

 

Tuition:

$1195 Early Bird Price
Until December 25, 2017

$1295 from December 26 – February 27, 2018

Tuition includes room and board in glamping, three vegetarian organic meals per day, cacao,  workshop with Amanda, various materials and boat transport to/from Manzanillo to Punta Mona*

To register we ask for a $500 deposit,
Balance due by February 20, 2018

For Registration Information
Please write to us at: 
info@puntamona.org 

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All levels of experience are invited to participate.

 

 

*Boats are included ONLY if you take the boat scheduled for you
if you miss the coordinated boat, we can help you book another
but the cost will be $50.

Painting with Light in the Jungle by Amanda Sage
Painting with Light in the Jungle by Amanda Sage

Room & Board

Each student will be housed in a shared glamping tent for the duration of the workshop. Each tent has battery operated ambient light and
two single beds.

Matrimonial bedding can be provided for a couple and if you wish to stay solo, we are happy to upgrade you with a private tent for another $400.

All meals are provided by Punta Mona Center, as well as easels and work space. Amanda will be providing canvases and other materials. Upon registration Amanda will send you a welcome letter and materials list. 
You can find packing info in the FAQs on the Punta Mona main page.

Schedule

Day 1. Wednesday – Arrival
3 – 6pm – arrival & set up Studio, explore PuntaMona & settle in.
6 – 7pm – Dinner
7- 8pm – Workshop introduction circle
8:30 – 9:30 – Slide show by Amanda :
History of Mischtechnik and Visionary Art.
 

Day 2. Thursday – Intention / Drawing / Composition
8 – 10am – Breakfast buffet is open
10 – 1pm – Morning Session
1 – 2:30 Lunch
2:30 – 6pm – Afternoon Session
6 – 7:30pm – Dinner
7:30pm – 11:30 – Open Studio


Day 3. Friday – Imprematura / Decalcomania / 1st Underpainting
8 – 10am – Breakfast buffet is open
10 – 1pm – Morning Session
1-2:30pm – Lunch
2:30 – 6pm – Afternoon Session
6-7:30 – Dinner
7:30 – 8:30 – Amanda Sage presentation – ‘Stages of Creation’ a view into the evolution of the image
8:30 – 11:30pm – Open Studio

Day 4. Saturday – 1st Glaze / Color download / 2nd Underpainting
8 – 10am – Breakfast buffet is open
10 – 1pm – Morning Session
1-2:30pm – Lunch
2:30 – 6pm – Afternoon Session
6-7:30 – Dinner
7:30 – 11:30pm – Open Studio

 

 

Day 5. Sunday – Local Glazing / Refining the Vision / Goals & Narrative
8 – 10am – Breakfast buffet is open
10 – 1pm – Morning Session
1-2:30pm – Lunch
2:30 – 6pm – Afternoon Session
6-7:30 – Dinner
7:30 – 9pm – Student 10min Presentations
8:30 – 11:30pm – Open Studio

Day 6. Monday – Direct Painting in Acrylic / Business of Art / Mission Statement
8 – 10am – Breakfast buffet is open
10 – 1pm – Morning Session
1-2:30pm – Lunch
2:30 – 6pm – Afternoon Session
6-7:30 – Dinner
7:30 – 9pm – Student 10min Presentations
8:30 – 11:30pm – Open Studio

Day 7. Tuesday – Transparencies / Fine Tuning / Finishing a Painting
8 – 10am – Breakfast buffet is open
10 – 1pm – Morning Session
1-2:30pm – Lunch
2:30 – 6pm – Afternoon Session
6-7:30 – Dinner
7:30 – 11:30pm – Open Studio

Day 8. Wednesday – Closing circle
10-11am – Clean up Studio
11-1pm – Closing Circle with our paintings
1-2:30pm – Lunch

DEPARTURE