Painting

When:
April 19, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Repeats:
Weekly on Saturday until June 14, 2014
Excluding: May 24, 2014
Cost:
$220 Members, $245 Non-Members
Instructor:
Amanda Kamen

Saturdays, April 19 – June 14 (no class on May 24)

This is a good basic course for beginning and intermediate painters interested in acrylic or oil painting. The instructor will advise students on materials and methods while providing individual instruction tailored to each student’s particular needs and interests. The class will study various artists for inspiration.


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If using acrylic paint:

  • sketchbook, pencil, white eraser, sharpener
  • tracing paper or vellum (optional)
  • 1 small canvas board or canvas paper (for color mixing)
  • 4-6 pre-stretch, pre-primed canvases
  • gesso (16 fl. oz); fine sandpaper; cheap large flat brush (4″)
  • acrylic painting mediums: matte medium (8 oz); retarder (60ml); glazing medium (4 oz)
  • tubes of acrylic paint (2 fl. oz.) : recommended: cadmium red, cadmium yellow light,
  • alizarin crimson, cerulean blue, ultramarine blue, yellow ochre, burnt umber,
  • titanium white, payne’s gray)
  • Variety of synthetic brushes
  • White plastic palette or disposable rectangular palette
  • plastic palette knife
  • containers to hold water
  • brush cleaner or masters soap
  • roll of paper towels or cloth rags
  • paint box/artbin

If using oil paints:

  • sketchbook, pencil, white eraser, sharpener
  • 1 small canvas board or canvas paper (for color mixing)
  • (5) pre-stretch, pre-primed canvases
  • Tubes of oil paint: titanium white, cadmium red , cadmium yellow light,
  • cadmium yellow medium, alizarin crimson, cerulean blue
  • french ultramarine, yellow ochre, burnt umber
  • Brushes: (you may wish to try smaller and larger sizes as well as flats and rounds)
  • bristle- filbert #2, 4, 6, 8 ; sable- round #2, 4
  • odorless turpentine/turpenoid
  • mediums: linseed oil, liquin
  • metal palette knives (1 straight & 1 bent)
  • brush cleaning tank (glass or metal)
  • tin double palette cup
  • palette – glass, metal, ceramic
  • cotton rags
  • toolbox/artbin
  • smock/apron
  • latex gloves
  • master’s soap (brush cleaner)