Class InformationITEM #: 14526INSTRUCTOR: Katherine PlamondonFEES: $159.00DATES:
01/14/2020 - 03/03/2020TIMES:
5:30 - 8:00pm TLOCATIONS:
APH 112 - CLAPH
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Our local community has a wealth of highly talented individuals to share their experience and knowledge in our continuing education program. Each class is an opportunity to learn from an expert and share the experience with other community members sharing your interest to "Expand Your Potential".
Welcome to Acrylics! Below is your recommended class supply list. You may also bring your own fine art (not craft) materials and projects. There are several paint and material brands available. If you are uncertain about which to purchase, bring the first three paint hues (colors) listed below on the first day of class. Student grade paints will work for our beginning projects such as Dick Blick Studio, Liquitex Basics. And Winsor Newton Galleria. Professional paints include Golden Heavy Body and Liquitex Heavy Body.
Wear Old Clothes and Bring an Apron. Acrylics are nearly impossible to remove from clothing. Be ready to have fun making art.
PAINTS & MEDIUMS
(I will be demonstrating with several brands of paints and mediums during this class so you can decide on future paint purchases.)
Please choose (a total of 8 paint tubes) from the following to bring to the first class plus the matte medium.)
1. one BLUE: Cerulean Blue or Cobalt, or Ultramarine Blue
2. one YELLOW: Cadmium Yellow Medium, or Hansa Yellow or Lemon Yellow, or, Green Gold
3. one “RED”: Quinacridone Magenta, or Quinacridone Crimson, or Napthol Red
4. one of each of these: YELLOW OCHRE, BURNT SIENNA, BURNT UMBER, CARBON BLACK, TITANIUM WHITE, MATTE GEL MEDIUM
- Sketchbook: Any Mixed Media 9x12 or 11x14 inches, 138-140 lb minimum (paper grade)
- Preferred: (Canson)
- Smooth piece of cardboard same size as your sketchbook (slightly more rigid than a cereal box cardboard)
- Support for your painting (we will discuss options during first class)
- Three pieces of 11x14 inch smooth, rigid paper such as Bristol, Illustration, and Canvas Board. Not watercolor or canvas paper
- Pallet (which we will also discuss during first class
- Water containers (we also have them in the classroom)
- Hand towels
- Pencil to draw with (watercolor and chalk pencils work)
- Pen to take notes
- Brushes: Synthetic is recommended (Golden Taklon is my fave.)
- Flat (3/4-1 inch)
- Round: Sizes 4, 8 12 as you can afford and find
- Angle Brush: Small, size 3 or 4 for tight places – Needs a very fine edge
- Clean old stiff short-bristle brush (the stiffer the better)
- Blue Painters Tape
- Scissors, Small Misting Bottle, Ruler
- Yes, you may bring water and simple snacks in the classroom. I look forward to meeting all of you and sharing our art time together.