An Introduction to Acrylic Painting

October 6-13-20-27, 2020

This course  will introduce you to  colour theory and the use of the principles and elements of design when composing your images. Let your art journey begin!

Date

4 Tuesday evenings
October 6-13-20-27, 2020

Time

7:00pm – 9:30pm

Cost

$200.00 (plus HST)

Location

Alder Creek Studio, New Dundee

Welcome to Alder Creek Studio and the world of painting on canvas. Over the 4 weeks, you will complete 3 small acrylic on canvas paintings using paint brushes with heavy body acrylics. This course  will introduce you to colour theory (the colour wheel) and the use of the principles and elements of design when composing your images. Let your art journey begin!
Class size limited to 5 adults.
(For a more experimental approach to acrylic painting, you will be interested in the ‘Acrylic A to C’ class.)
Topics:  Week 1- the Coles notes version of ‘design 101’!
              Week 2 – landscape – it’s all about the sky!
              Week 3 – non objective design
               Week 4 – floral

Materials List

  • Hansa Yellow
  • Phthalo Blue
  • Quinacridone Red
  • White
  • Black
  • One canvas board – 9”x12”
  • Three regular or gallery style canvases – 16×20” or 20×20”
  • 2 long handled, soft bristle, short, flat-acrylic paint brushes – #8 and #10( approx.)
  • Pealable palette pad
  • Small plastic jar with a lid
  • Water container – low and plastic (cool whip or margarine)
  • Paper towels
  • Sketchbook/pencil
  • Apron
Note (the above list will get you started: you will add supplies as you go)

NOTE: PAYMENT DUE UPON REGISTRATION THIS GUARANTEES YOUR SPOT!

Sign Up Today!

  • 519 696 2265
  • Box 142, 121 Casselholme Cres. New Dundee, ON N0B 2E0
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