Using a core palette of colors, learn methods for painting the still-life with solvent-free and easy-to-clean-up acrylic paints. Techniques like blending, layering, and impasto are demonstrated, along with a variety of acrylic products. Drawing experience is recommended.
Fleisher will be closed on Monday, May 25, to observe the Memorial Day holiday, the make-up session will be on June 8.
What you will learn:
Familiarity with the characteristics of acrylic paints in order to effectively exploit their strengths & limitations
Basic acrylic painting techniques such as layering, blending, and building
Introduction to some of the many types of acrylic painting mediums and other materials used to modify the performance of acrylic paints
Blending, layering, mixing and color preservation
Fundamental color mixing and theory
Required supplies for the start of the term:
Paint list: titanium white (8.5 oz); Titanium buff; Cadmium yellow medium (hue is ok); Cadmium red medium (hue is ok); Burnt sienna; Raw umber; Permanent green; Prussian blue; Ultramarine blue; Payne’s grey; Mars or Carbon Black, all 2 oz.
Paper palette or plastic palette
16”x 20” pre-stretched canvases or canvas boards (four)
16”x 20” drawing or watercolor pad
Acrylic paintbrushes (synthetic brushes are best)
Drawing board clips, or large binder clips (two)
Optional supplies: apron or smock; pack of vinyl gloves; palette knife; spray bottle