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ClassGraphic Discover the playfulness of art by learning to paint with acrylics. Experiment with color theory, composition and design. Use traditional and unconventional methods of applying paint to canvas and board, including various brushes, glazing and dry brushing techniques, and painting with a palette knife. No previous painting skills are necessary.

Class Details

8 Session(s)
Weekly - Fri

Location
TMCC Meadowood Center

Instructor
Patricia (Tricia) Poulos Leonard 

 

Notice

Please read:  TMCC ACRYLICS MATERIALS LIST Winter 2024 This list is arranged by weeks of the class so that you know what is needed each week. The items are available unless otherwise noted from Nevada Fine Arts. The prices do not include the 10% discount that you can receive if you bring this supply list with you to prove that you are a student in the class. If you have any questions about the supplies, email tricialeonardstudio@gmail.com. In the catalog it said there will be a class fee…there will not. There are some items I will provide for a nominal price. WEEK #1 – Value Painting ITEM PRICE 15x22 Illustration Board Gesso- white and black No 2 pencil Board to work on (larger than 22x30) can be foam core which is thick and light (Walmart) Paper Plates (Walmart) Paper Towels (Walmart) Assorted Brushes (inexpensive from an art supply store like Nevada Fine Arts) Bucket for water (Walmart) Blue Tape (Walmart) WEEK #2 – Two color Painting Bring from last week: No 2 pencil Board to work on (larger than 22x30) can be foam core which is thick and light (Walmart) Paper Plates (Walmart) Paper Towels (Walmart) Assorted Brushes (inexpensive from an art supply store like Nevada Fine Arts) Bucket for water (Walmart) Blue Tape (Walmart) Add: ¼ Sheet of 140 lb watercolor paper (you will need 1 22x30 sheet for the entire class) Acrylic Paint (Buy from a reputable art supply, not Hobby Lobby or Michaels. The quality of your paint is crucial!) White Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna ,Magenta and Payne’s Grey 22x30 sheet of watercolor paper A photo changed to black and white - Make sure there is a full range of values in the photo WEEK #3- Underpainting Bring from last week: Paints Bucket Brushes +small cheap brush Paper Towels Board to work on Blue tape or masking tape Add: Yellow Ochre, Pyrrol Red paint ½ sheet of 140 lb watercolor paper Masking fluid Salt (Walmart) 2 Spray bottles (Walmart or Dollar Store) 90% alcohol (Walmart or Walgreens or CVS) Crayons (Walmart) scraper WEEK #4 – Indigenous Pouch Bring from last week: Paints Brushes Bucket Paper Towels Board Pencil Your underpainting from last week Add: Yarn, leather shoe laces, or cord Discarded jewelry, feathers, shells, beads…whatever you have Matt medium Thick Sharpee pen WEEK #5 – Woven Art Bring from last week: Your underpainting Paints Brushes Paper Towels Bucket Board Add: Thin sticks Raffia or yarn or string A small piece of jewelry, if you wish (I will bring the backing board. There will be a small charge.) WEEK #6 and #7- Watermedia Batik Bring from last week: paints Paper Towels Board Brushes + small cheap throwaway brush Masking tape or blue tape Add: Small cheap brush Wax paper Drawing paper at least 12x15 Fineline sharpee Photo with values (I will bring the rice paper. There will be a small charge) WEEK #8- Small Animal on Leaves Bring from last week: Paints Paper towels Board Brushes Masking tape or blue tape Add: ¼ sheet of140# watercolor paper 22X30 Pencil Black construction paper and brown wrapping paper (Walmart) Color picture of animal about 2” square Matt medium

Tuition: 

$109.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/2/2024 - 3/22/2024 Weekly - Fri 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM Reno, TMCC Meadowood Center  Map Patricia (Tricia) Poulos Leonard 

Other Class Offerings

Acrylic Painting
ID: 32152

04/05/24 - 05/24/24
Weekly - Fri
8 sessions.