Acrylic Painting

Date: Wednesday
Time: 10:00am – 12:30
Venue: Reading Rooms
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £145 – 6 weeks (Code: 4016JN)

Winter Term 6 weeks Dates are: January 11, 18 & 25, February 1, 8 & 15

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On this course you will be shown how to paint autumn landscapes with the versatile medium of acrylic. Using photographs supplied by the tutor you will be shown techniques such as using the paint thick and thin, glazing, colour mixing, different brush marks and painting landscapes in an impressionist style. Each painting will be spread over two weeks and will be demonstrated, step by step, by the tutor. No previous experience necessary. Suitable for all abilities.

Wednesday  11 January
Winter landscape with trees part 1 

Wednesday  18 January
Winter landscape with trees part 2 

Wednesday 25 January
Winter landscape with mountains part 1 

Wednesday  1 February
Winter landscape with mountains part 2 

Wednesday  8 February
Buildings in winter part 1

Wednesday 15 February
Buildings in winter part 2

Materials List:
Either acrylic paper, canvas or canvas board or Watercolour paper 140lb ‘Not’ (cold pressed) surface (standard Bockingford is ideal)
Maximum A3 in size
If bringing sheets then you will need a board to tape it to (not necessary if bringing a pad)
Acrylic tubes or pots
Ultramarine Blue
Phthalo Blue
Burnt Sienna or Burnt Umber
Raw Sienna or Yellow Ochre
Cadmium Yellow
Alizarin Crimson
Titanium white
Acrylic brushes vary in size depending on manufacturer so a size 8 from one manufacturer could be a completely different size in another so I have given sizes below as the width of the group of hairs on the brush:
1 x ¼ inch wide round acrylic or oil painting brush
1 x ½ inch wide round acrylic or oil painting brush
1 x size 2 & 1 x size 4 round watercolour brush
1 x palette knife
Palette to mix paint on such as a tear off paper palette or a few paper plates
Tissues or rag
2B pencil
Water container
Old shirt to wear when painting

About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey