What we’ll do: Skill Level: All Levels This is a 3 or 6 week class. Students must attend during the session in which they register.
Summer Session 2 (July 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25)
Students will learn various painting techniques, such as color blocking, shading, over-painting, and direct color application. Learn how to build on these techniques using acrylics, oils, watercolors and mixed media to expand these approaches into larger paintings of more complicated subjects.
What to bring: Note: For the first class, all beginning Morean Arts Center students should bring drawing materials including a soft pencil, and/or charcoal, eraser, large pad of newsprint and tape or clips to clip your paper to a board. Also, don’t forget to bring the materials list to discuss with the instructor! 1 large pad newsprint, 18” x 24” 1 small sketch pad, 9” x 12” (optional) (spiral bound is ideal) Vine charcoal: soft, medium Soft pencils (2B, 4B, 6B) Spray fixative (optional) Plastic eraser Kneadable eraser Palette 1 large water jar Scissors (for mixed media) For watercolor painting: 1 round paint brush #14, (bristles approx. 1 to 11/2-inch-long), (sable is best, squirrel is a less expensive substitute) 1 box watercolors, or tubes–no white or black (high quality such as Windsor and Newton) 5 sheets watercolor paper, approx. 18″ x 24″ (an inexpensive paper is suggested for beginners), 140 pound or heavier. Drawing board (min. 20” x 26”) Artists tape or masking tape Frisket for masking (recommended) Small spray bottle (optional) For oil or acrylic painting: Selection of bristle brushes (different sizes and shapes such as flats, rounds, brights, filberts) for acrylic and/or oil painting Oil or acrylic paints, a selection of colors, * no black Painting palette with palette paper Palette knife Painting medium: matte and/or gloss medium, gel medium (optional) for acrylics; odorless turpentine and Liquin (recommended) or linseed for oils Painting rag 1 (or more) stretched canvas(es) (approx. 18″ x 24” or, for beginners, 8” x 10” or 9” x 12”) primed with gesso 24 hours prior to painting Other painting supports as needed Gesso Note: If stretching your own canvas, you will need: Canvas stretcher strips Heavy duty staple gun (loaded) Stretching pliers (optional) Corner brackets (optional, depending on size of canvas) Fine sandpaper Gesso Three-inch-wide nylon gesso brush *Colors should include: Titanium white; Zinc white; Cadmium yellow, pale and medium; Cadmium red, light; Alizarin crimson; Ultramarine blue; Phthalo blue; Yellow ochre; Burnt sienna; Burnt umber; Phthalo green
What we’ll supply: TBA
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