9th-12th Grade: Acrylics from your Desk with Katie Kaplan

Students will learn techniques in painting with water based acrylics. Foundational topics will include color mixing, composition, layering, and representational, illustrative, expressive and abstract subject matter. By working small scale, students will gain confidence in their skills while working at a manageable size from home.

Special Notes:
This is an online class hosted through Zoom. We recommend that you download the free Zoom application on your computer, phone, or tablet in advance of the first class.

Required supplies:

  • Acrylic paints (at least yellow, blue, red and white)

  • A variety of small acrylic brushes of different shapes and sizes

  • Thick paper (canvas paper, bristol, watercolor paper or other) and something to use as a pallet (pallet paper, plastic lids, etc.)

  • Water jar

  • Paper towels or rags