Acrylic Painting

Date: Wednesday
Time: 10:00am – 12:00
Venue: artsmart Studio Beaconsfield
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £195 (Code: 4016JN)


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ABOUT THIS COURSE
Small is beautiful – acrylic

This 11 week course will show you how to paint small paintings with acrylic paint. Subjects will include landscapes (seasonal, in an impressionistic style), still life and flowers (including in the style of canal boat art) and birds. Using photographs supplied by the tutor you will be shown techniques such as using the paint thick and thin, glazing, colour mixing and working on dark backgrounds. Suitable for all abilities.

Materials List:
Surface:
Either acrylic paper, canvas or canvas board or Watercolour paper 140lb ‘Not’ (cold pressed) surface (standard Bockingford is ideal)
A4 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

About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey

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