Acrylic Painting

Date: Wednesday
Time: 10:00am – 12:00
Dates: 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec
Venue: artsmart Studio Beaconsfield
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £105 – 6 weeks (Code: 4016JN)


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ABOUT THIS COURSE
The colours of Autumn and Winter with acrylic

This is a 6 week course that will show you how to paint landscapes and still life with autumn colours in acrylic. Using a photograph 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 the landscapes in an impressionist style. Each painting will be spread over two weeks so by the end of the course you will have produced three paintings. Suitable for all abilities.
Wednesday 21st October
Autumn landscape part 1

Wednesday 28th October
Autumn landscape part 2

Wednesday 4th November
No class

Wednesday 11th November
No class

Wednesday 18th November
Still life with autumn fruit part 1

Wednesday 25th November
Still life with autumn fruit part 2

Wednesday 2nd December
Winter landscape with mountains and a stream part 1

Wednesday 9th December
Winter landscape with mountains and a stream part 2

Materials List:
Surface:
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)
Paint:
Acrylic tubes or pots
Ultramarine Blue
Burnt Sienna or Burnt Umber
Raw Sienna
Cadmium Yellow
Alizarin Crimson
Titanium white
Brushes:
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 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, ruler
Water container
Old shirt to wear when painting
ZOOM participants
Please make sure you have everything out and ready to use at the start of each online session.
The reference photo will be emailed to you before each session.

About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey

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