- VIDEO PRE-SALES HAVE STARTED -
With more information and footage than could be edited before the holidays, Rebecca and Jerry want to offer you the option to pre-order for yourself or as a gift to others.
COLD WAX MEDIUM: A VIDEO WORKSHOP
with Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin
Jerry McLaughlin and Rebecca Crowell take their highly respected teaching practice beyond the classroom with this 29-part High-Definition (HD) video that packs in all the demonstrations, techniques, and topics they present in the 5-day workshops they teach around the world. Over a year in the making, it was filmed and edited by a professional team of videographers and is over 5 hours long! Their book and video together will offer an unrivaled, in-depth learning experience. The video should be ready for release in mid- to late- February 2019.
[NOTE: the video is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired]
Through this companion to their acclaimed book, Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts & Conversations, new artists as well as experienced professionals will learn and be inspired by Rebecca and Jerry's knowledge on everything from setting up your art studio, tools and supplies needed, to learning the techniques of building your foundation layers, creating texture, transfer techniques, mark-making, masking, stenciling, reductive techniques such as scraping and solvent reductions, combining chalks and pan pastels with cold wax medium, to demonstrations of mounting your finished art pieces for display or sale.
In addition to the practical and technical content, Rebecca and Jerry discuss the elements of art and approaches to abstraction. There are sequences of paintings in progress, plus other tips and information. Video topics include
Techniques: Veil of Color and Brayer Techniques
Techniques: Creating Shapes and Dividing Space
Techniques: Mechanical and Solvent Reductions
Techniques: Compression and Blotting
Techniques: Dry Pigments, Particulates, and Pours
Techniques: Techniques for a Dry Surface
Mounting Paper to a Cradled Panel
Prepping your Panels for Hanging
Frequently Asked Questions
Beyond Techniques: Using the Elements of Art for Strong Painting
Beyond Techniques: Approaches to Abstraction
Rebecca Crowell - A Painting from Beginning to End
Jerry McLaughlin - A Painting from Beginning to End
Introduction to the Video
Getting Started: Intro to Cold Wax Medium
Tools & Supplies
Appropriate Painting Surfaces
Studio Set-up and Cleanup
Alla Prima: Working Wet-In-Wet
Techniques: Foundation Layers
Techniques: Drying Time
Techniques: Creating Texture
Techniques: Stages of Dryness
Techniques: Building Layers
Techniques: The Toolbox
Our video is available in two formats:
DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: This version is for most people. When you pre-order this version you will receive a confirmation email after your purchase. When our HD video is released, you will receive an email notification that the video files are available. You will visit the link and, just like for any movie or video your might purchase, you download the files to your computer or device. You can then view at your convenience. Please note: Because of the length of the video (over 5h) and because they are HD Quality, the file sizes are large. You will need high-speed internet and at least 12GB of free memory on your device.
USB FLASH DRIVE: This version is for those who prefer a hard copy of our HD video or who do not have sufficient internet connectivity or memory to use the Digital Download Version. When you pre-order this version, you will receive a confirmation email after your purchase. When the video is released, your professionally packaged, 16GB USB Flash Drive will be sent automatically to the shipping address you listed at purchase. There is no download. Simply plug the drive into your computer, TV, or device, and follow the menu to view the content.