Spend a lovely Sunday afternoon getting creative and learning the basics of abstract acrylic painting! In this two-part intro workshop, Kathryn will introduce you to different types of acrylic paint.
She will also guide you through a variety of abstract painting techniques and colour mixing exercises to create a series of miniature abstract artworks. A great workshop for tuning into your creative flow.
Open to beginners.
Ages 13 to 99.
*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link 48 to 72 hours after the workshop)
Part 1: Simplistic abstraction with colour mixing exercises
Sunday, August 21st at 1 P.M (EST)
In Part 1 of this two-part workshop, Kathryn will introduce you to acrylic painting tools and provide a step-by-step demonstration on how to customise your colour palette. You’ll learn how to create secondary, tertiary, neutral and contrasting hues, as well as experiment with painting techniques to create a series of colourful abstract paintings.
Part 2: Experimental abstract acrylic painting
Sunday, August 28th at 1 P.M (EST)
In Part 2, Kathryn will review acrylic painting tools and demonstrate layering techniques to create depth, movement and textured abstract paintings. You’ll learn how to combine additive and subtractive painting techniques to create experimental abstract artworks using paintbrushes and palette knives.
List of materials to bring:
✓ Canvas pad (primed canvas or canvas paper, 9 x 12 in)
✓ Acrylic paint set (including Red, Blue, Yellow, White and your favourite colours)
✓ Acrylic paintbrushes (synthetic flat: round, angle and filbert; long or short handle; sizes ranging: 2-16)
✓ Palette (or upcycled plastic container with lid)
✓ Pencil and eraser
✓ Palette knife
✓ Painting rag or paper towel (tip: upcycled old cotton t-shirt)
✓ Painter’s tape
✓ Support board (11 x 13 in min.)
✓ Easel (optional)
✓ Two water containers (upcycled glass or plastic jars)