Alder Creek Studio

Art Classes

An Introduction To Acrylic Painting - All About Texture

$271.20 ( includes HST)

Class Time: 1:00 pm3:30 pm

Over the course of 4 afternoons, experiment with acrylic mediums and the use of a palette knife to create texture on your canvas.

We start with an abstract design applying the paint with a palette knife. We then move on to simplified landscapes to exploring the effects of painting on a textured surface. Please bring 2 canvases with you on the first afternoon – have all packaging removed and your name written on the back in pencil.


Materials List:

Please make sure to bring the items listed below.

  • Canvas – 4 regular or gallery style your choice, size – approximately 12×16” or  16×20” – no larger
  • Paint – each of the primary colours plus white in the brand of your choice.
  • Brushes- long handle , soft bristle, elongated flats,  in various sizes.
  • Palette-  a pad of palette paper
  • Mediums – modelling paste, matt gel medium, gesso, gloss medium ( these are 4 different products)
  • Water containers – low, plastic (no glass)  approx. 6 “ wide
  • Spatula, palette knife, 2  plastic bottles with  pointed lids, a colour wheel, paper towels, an apron , your sketchbook and pencil , printed photo sources not on your iPad or phone, a glossy magazine you can cut up.
SESSION: Winter 2023
1:00 pm3:30 pm
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
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Please Note: There are no art materials provided. Bring your own art supplies.

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