Acrylic Painting: Abstract Autumn Landscapes (EN)

Sunday, October 24th at 2 P.M. (EST)
Duration : 3 hours
Teacher : Kathryn Wadel

$40 | offered online via ZOOM | Capacity: 50 persons
*This course is only offered in English.
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Capture the warm and inviting colours of a Canadian landscape! In this three-hour acrylic painting workshop, BC-based artist Kathryn Wadel will demonstrate how to create a soft and rich colour palette. She will then guide you through the steps to create an expressive, autumn-inspired, abstract painting on canvas. A great opportunity to creatively explore the fleeting beauty of autumn landscapes.

Open to beginners.



Part 1: Get to know your materials

To begin, Kathryn will provide an overview of the materials and demonstrate colour mixing recipes to create an autumn-inspired colour palette.

Part 2: Sketching and expressive mark-making

In part two, Kathryn will guide you through developing compositional sketches and gestural mark-making to create an expressive abstract painting.

Part 3: Eco-conscious clean-up + Q & A

To end the workshop, Kathryn will demonstrate eco-conscious brush cleaning and maintenance practices to keep your tools in top shape. She will then answer all your acrylic painting questions in a Q & A.


List of materials to bring:

✓ Graphite pencil
✓ Acrylic paint (Cadmium Red or Bright Red, Cadmium Yellow, Ultramarine Blue, Titanium White)
✓ Palette
✓ Acrylic paintbrushes (filbert, flat and round; synthetic bristles)
✓ Palette knife
✓ Canvas paper or canvas (9 x 12 in)
✓ Masonite board/Support board
✓ Painter’s tape
✓ Paper towel/Cotton rag
✓ 2 water containers (recycled glass jars)
✓ Easel (optional)