September 2019 “Acrylics” Classes
INSTRUCTOR: Gallery Artist Doris Pontieri
DURATION: 4 Weeks
DATES: Tuesday September 17, 24, October 1,8
TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 PM
COST: $150 + HST
NEW FOR 2019 CLASSES
Can’t commit to multi-week class sessions? Now you can “pay as you go.”
$45 per class.
Note: open to ALL LEVELS – Beginner to Advanced
Enjoy a friendly, creative environment for all levels from beginner to advanced where we will learn a variety of techniques to allow you to create beautiful acrylic paintings. For returning students these classes will hone your skills and give you an opportunity to go deeper into this medium with confidence.
During this four week session, we will complete two paintings, the first being an autumn scene which we will explore light, shadows and colour blending. Suggested canvas size of 11 x 14” or any size you choose.
For the second piece we will examine the work of the great painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, where we will deconstructing and re-create one of his self portraits. The gentle brush strokes and emotional approach of Renoir is evident in this piece.
Colours required for this session are:
Ultramarine blue, alizarin crimson, black, white, yellow ochre, raw umber, burnt sienna, cadmium yellow, and sap or hookers green.
1/2” and 1” soft bristle flat brush
1/2” and 1” hog hair (stiff bristle) filbert brush
Number 1 round brush (script or rigger)