Acrylic Painting Techniques

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Acrylic Painting Techniques - Montgomery Alabama

Title: Acrylic Painting Techniques

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Instructor: Aimee Harbin

Class Description: Emphasis on the Impressionistic Style – for new and experienced artists that want to learn more about Acrylic painting, specifically, painting in the style of the Impressionists.

Aimee is an art educator and has years of experience teaching. Some work outside the class will enhance your class experience.

Dates & Times:

  1. Monday, September 8th, 2014 (2:30pm – 4:30pm)
  2. Thursday, September 11th, 2014 (9:30am – 11:30am)
  3. Monday, September 15th, 2014 (2:30pm – 4:30pm)
  4. Thursday, September 18th, 2014 (9:30am – 11:30am)
  5. Monday, September 22nd, 2014 (2:30pm – 4:30pm)
  6. Thursday, September 25th, 2014 (9:30am – 11:30am)
  7. Monday, September 29th, 2014 (2:30pm – 4:30pm)

Cost:

Society Members: $15
Non-Members: $20

Materials Needed:

  • Brushes
    • Flat firm brushes
      • Filbert brushes are fine, too
      • Small, medium and larger
      • About 1/4″, 1/2″ and 3/4″ to 1″
    • Round firm brushes
      • Small around #3, medium about #5 – #6, and about #8. Also bring other sizes if you have them
  • Canvas
    • Canvas 11″x14″ (or close to this size)
      • Can be Canvas board, stretched canvas
    • One extra canvas board 8″ x 10″ for color mix study (later we will need a 16″ x 20″)
    • Always bring an extra canvas to class.
  • Paints
    • Acrylic (oils are not prohibited)
      • Be sure to have the first four paint colors on the list for the first two classes. Then add the next three. Look for true colors. Hues are not always going to give you the best result for these color studies. Example: a light shade of cobalt contains white. It won’t work for these classes.
        1. Alizarin Crimson = cool red
        2. Cadmium yellow light or medium
        3. Cobalt Blue = cool blue
        4. Titanium white
        5. Cadmium red light or medium = warm
        6. Dioxazine purple
        7. Chrome green or sap green
      • Optional:
        • Lemon yellow
        • Emerald green
        • Cerulean blue
        • Raw umber
        • Yellow ocher
        • Raw sienna
        • Pthalo green = cool blue green
  • Miscellaneous
    • Rags or Paper towels
    • Pallet (a white Styrofoam plate will work)
    • A table top easel, if you have one
    • An apron / smock
    • Bring a snack if you like
  • SAC’s will make available:
    • Soap
    • water
    • cups for water
    • some paint colors

Location:

Society of Arts & Crafts – SAC’s Gallery
529 S Perry St #14
Montgomery, AL 36104

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