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RAL Art Center

Acrylic Painting Class: Session I

with Gloria Clifford

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Acrylic Painting Class:  Session I
Acrylic Painting Class:  Session I

Time & Location

Sep 14, 2023, 1:30 PM – Oct 12, 2023, 4:00 PM

RAL Art Center, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA

About the Event

This class is open to beginners and/or to intermediate students. It is for all those who

would like to learn additional skills and for those who wish to experience the process of

painting with acrylics. Acrylic paints are one of the best painting mediums because they

are more “forgiving” and can be painted over quite easily if an error is made. In this

class students will create paintings of subjects of their own choice. Photos and/or

reference images are highly suggested and are the responsibility of the student. Having

some knowledge of drawing and color mixing will be helpful but is not required. For

those who are more familiar with the basic methods of using acrylics, continued acrylic

techniques and the use of mediums will be addressed. This is a 5-week class with a

second 5-week continuation class to follow. Come ready to have fun while also creating your very own works of art you'll be proud of!

Supplies: (all can be ordered online from www.cheapjoes.com or another art supply website).

Acrylic Paint Brands can be: Liquitex Pro Acrylics; Liquitex Basics (a less expensive student grade); American Journey Acrylics or Golden Acrylics

Paints Colors Suggested: (Size: 59 ml. Tubes)

Cad Yellow-Medium or Dark (this is a warm yellow)

Lemon Yellow OR Primary Yellow (this is a green yellow)

Cad Red – Medium OR Napthol Red

Quinacridone Magenta (a great color which makes a beautiful purple)

Ultramarine Blue OR Cobalt Blue

Cerulean Blue

Hookers Green

Burnt Sienna OR Raw Sienna (nice warm browns)

Titanium White (2 tubes or a larger tube)*

Mars Black

*If possible, it might be helpful to purchase TWO TUBES of White. White goes fast!

Other colors you might like to try (BUT ARE NOT REQUIRED) Liquitex brand:

Cobalt Teal

Dioxazine Purple

Cadmium Orange

Phthalo Blue

Medium or Deep Magenta

Bright Aqua Green

Brilliant Blue

BRUSHES: (These are Basic Beginner's brushes and sold as a set; you may wish to

purchase additional better brushes later. ONLY ONE SET is needed!

Item # PR9043-set; PR9044-set OR Item #PR9052-set

Other Supplies NEEDED:

1 Pad of CANSON 11 x 14 Oil & Acrylic Painting Paper -24 sheets- Item # CN26878

1 Sta-Wet PREMIER PALETTE Item #MA105 (keeps paint fresh and transports well)

1 Large Roll of Paper Towels

Package of Styrofoam Plates (DOLLAR STORE 20 or more to a package)

1 Large Plastic Bucket for Water (Lg. Plastic Coffee Containers are Great)

1 Small Spray Bottle for water (mister type, can be found at Walmart, travel section)

Pencil and Eraser AND a small roll of BLUE painter's TAPE if you have it

1 - 8 oz. Bottle of Liquitex Matte Medium Item #WL5108

Apron or old shirt; acrylics don't come out of clothing easily.

*Should you wish to purchase pre-stretched canvases or canvas boards, you may do so.

HOWEVER, they are not required. If purchasing canvas, it's always best to purchase

better grade canvas. **Canvases found at Walmart or dollar stores will need to be primed with an acrylic gesso as they are not of the best quality and paints will not adhere properly.

Tickets

  • Workshop Ticket

    From $240.00 to $276.00
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    • $276.00
      +$6.90 service fee
    • $240.00
      +$6.00 service fee

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