Acrylic Painting

Date: Wednesday
Time: 10:00am – 12:30
Venue: ONLINE via Zoom
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £130 – 6 weeks (Code: 4016JN)

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Painting with acrylic

On this course you will be shown how to paint landscapes and still life 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, painting autumn leaves and 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 20 October
Autumn landscape

Wednesday 28 October

Wednesday 3 November
Autumn landscape

Wednesday 10 November
Autumn still life with leaves

Wednesday 17 November
Autumn still life with leaves

Wednesday 24 November
Winter landscape

Wednesday 1 December
Winter landscape

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
Burnt Sienna or Burnt Umber
Raw Sienna or Yellow Ochre
Cadmium Yellow
Cadmium Red
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
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