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Start Date Day Time Duration Fees
14/09/2021 - Autumn term Tuesday 7 - 9pm 6 weeks £60

Course Outline

Acrylics for Beginners

The course is for learners who have non or very little experience of acrylic painting or some Basic experience of using acrylics. The course will be structured and tutor led and focus on working from a set of objects to gain a very good grounding in observational painting.

Students will learn what surfaces to use and how to prepare them and manipulate the paint. Planning the arrangement/composition, laying in the local areas of colour masses, develop the modelling ad rendering if the surfaces. Observing, mixing and applying colour. Mixing consistancies of paint in washes and opaque layers, matching and applying tone and colour in stages will be key to the learning experience. The tutor will provide an image to work from.

Course Requirements

Daler/Rowney ‘System 3’ 75ml paint tubes.

BASIC PALETTE= Permanent or Titanium White, Lemon Yellow, Cadminum Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red, Burnt Sienna, Ultramarine Blue. a flat plastic white palette approx. 16”x20”, Two water pots, Nylon brushes- Round No 1, No 3 Round, a flat square 12mm and a flat square 25mm. A 16”x20” canvas or canvas board.canvas.

A black charcoal pencil.

A palette knife.

A note pad.

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