Class InformationCLASS #: 14526INSTRUCTOR: Katherine PlamondonFEES: $159.00DATES:
01/14/2020 - 03/03/2020TIMES:
5:30 - 8:00pm TLOCATIONS:
APH 112 - CLAPH
Instructor: Katherine Plamondon
Clark College Alumni, graduating with an emphasis in Fine Art, Masters in Teaching – WSU, Fine Arts endorsed. Currently: Retired K-12 teacher, Lifelong Substitute, and CC Adjunct Instructor. 1st Vice President of the Southwest Washington Society of Artists, participant in the 2019 show, Judge for Clark PUD’s Youth Watershed Art Challenge, Coordinator and Participant in Columbia Springs’ “Artists in the Park, Art facilitator on Family Nature Day, and Summer Camp Art teacher at TreeSong. Created an Art- Blog for the Colored Pencil Society of Portland, Oregon, coordinated a Colored Pencil (adult) workshop in Vancouver, has her own art blog. Works in many mediums, including digital. Inspired by the versatile applications of acrylics to express her visual ‘stories”. She is an enthusiastic, supportive art teacher looking forward to creating together.
Kathy Plamondon, Instructor
Supply List: Winter 2020
Welcome to Acrylics! This class is for artists of all levels from the very beginner to the advanced student. This class does not tell you “how to paint”. This class will offer possible ways to paint and to provide you the time, space and support to paint in your own creative style in an atmosphere that is fun and friendly.
Getting started, here is your recommended class supply list. You may substitute your own student or professional grade materials. No craft paints, mediums, or additives please.
- Sketchbook: Spiral Bound, Mixed Media 9x12 or 11x14 inches, 138-140 lb.
- Brushes: Synthetic (Golden Taklon is a favorite)
- For class: No watercolor or hog bristle brushes, except the last one on the list
- Flat (3/4-1 inch)
- Filbert size 10
- Round sizes 4, 8 12 as you can afford
- Angle Brush small, size 3 or 4 for tight places – Needs a very fine edge
- Medium inexpensive synthetic fan brush
- Old hog/Bristol, short, worn bristles for scrubbing (scrubbling)
- Palette Knife
One small triangle pallet knife with bent handle for mixing or scraping (plastic ok)
- Miscellaneous Supplies
- Blue Painters EASY RELEASE Tape
- Small Misting Bottle (craft store card-making department usually 3 to a bag.
- Scissors, Ruler, Pencil, White vinyl school eraser
- Piece of cardboard (cereal box) the size of your sketchbook
- Old hand towels (1-2)
- Water container (we have some in class for your use)
- Pallet (non-porous) for mixing paint on the first night (1-3 flat plastic dishes)
- Clean old toothbrush
- Synthetic sponge
- An old fork for textures
- Easel or something you to hold your work surface.
- Wear OLD CLOTHES! Acrylic is almost impossible to remove from clothes
- Projects: Bring an acrylic work-in-progress if you have one.
- Returning Students: Bring 3 colored images (reproductions, pictures, photos from magazines, books, online) that are at least 5x7 inches and created using colors you are attracted to. Subject matter does not matter (appropriate). It is the color scheme we will be analyzing.
- Paint Colors:
- Recommended brands (instructor familiar): Golden Heavy Body, Dick Blick, Utrecht, Liquitex Heavy Body and Basics, “CHEAP”, Winsor Newton Galleria, SOHO
- From the “Primary” Paint List below purchase at least one of the blues, at least one of the yellows, and at least one of the reds:
“Primary” Paint Choices: Select at least one from each category, B, Y, R
B BLUE: Cerulean Blue, Golden Primary Cyan and/or Cobalt
Y YELLOW: Cadmium Yellow Medium, and/ or Hansa Yellow
R RED: Quinacridone Magenta, and/or Quinacridone Crimson, and/or Napthol Red
Plus one of each of these paint colors: Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Green Gold, Carbon Black, and Titanium White
- And these two Mediums: One gel matte medium and one gloss glazing medium (this will be liquid)
- 11 items total minimum paints and mediums
- Reference Book (optional)
- Abe Books (online, excellent used books at amazing prices)
- Amazon (online, same book, different cover)
- Acrylic Painting Step by Step Authors: Wendy Jelbert, Carole Massey. And David Hyde ISBN 978-1-84448-411-9
- Sold by
- Food and drink is permitted in the classroom and at the tables outside the room.
- Questions?: Contact the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org