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Beginning Acrylic Painting In-Person TUESDAY AFTERNOON begins 3.28

$385.00

  • Teacher: Anne Pfeiffer
  • Class Length: 8 week session
  • Day: Tuesdays, beginning March 27
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This class is for beginning painters, and those who would like a refresher in acrylic painting. Students will learn the essential basics like brush handling, controlling paint consistency, mixing colors, seeing values, the color and effects of light, composition and color theory, gradually building their knowledge and refining their skills. Students will paint from observation as well as abstractly, with the final paintings allowing them to explore their choice in depth.

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  • Teacher: Anne Pfeiffer
  • Class Length: 8 week session
  • Day: Tuesdays, beginning March 28
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This class is for beginning painters, and those who would like a refresher in acrylic painting. Students will learn the essential basics like brush handling, controlling paint consistency, mixing colors, seeing values, the color and effects of light, composition and color theory, gradually building their knowledge and refining their skills. Students will paint from observation as well as abstractly, with the final paintings allowing them to explore their choice in depth.

Materials list 

Heavy body acrylics (not liquid) such as Utrecht Artists Acrylic Colors,  2 oz tubes:
  • Titanium white (2 tubes)
  • Quinicridone red or Alizarin Crimson Hue
  • Cadmium-free Red Medium
  • Cadmium-free yellow medium
  • Cadmium-free lemon yellow
  • Yellow ochre
  • Ultramarine blue
  • Brilliant blue or Phthalo blue
Long handled acrylic or oil brushes brights in these sizes 8, 6, 4 and 1/2″. Synthetic is fine. Bring what you already have. (Soft watercolor brushes may be too soft.)
a palette knife or paint knife with a minimum 2″ trowel and a curved handle neck
Disposable palette paper pad, approx 12×16.
One small and one large size pad of cold press paper (aka watercolor paper) such as Strathmore 400 140 lb. 9×12″ and 12″ x 18″  (Other brands may have slightly different sizes. Stay with at least 140 lb weight of paper.)
Roll of heavy paper towels or Home Depot style painters paper rags.
Roll of white artists tape.
Flexible gloves suggested
Optional: a zippered water resistant portfolio (larger than 12″ x 18″ ) for carrying your work or 2 pieces of foam core board gorilla taped together is also good and much less expensive
COVID STATEMENT
Seattle Artist League is a community. In order to protect our community, we require that all who enter the school are masked and remain masked for their stay.

 

Seattle Artist League is a community. In order to protect our community, we require that all who enter the school are masked and remain masked for their stay.

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