Thank you for visiting our booth at Artist Project! DeSerres Studio is pleased to offer you a free introduction to acrylic painting.Grab your paint supplies and meet artist Kathryn Wadel online for a fun and creative afternoon in the studio. In this FREE one-hour workshop, Kathryn will introduce you to acrylic paints and demonstrate painting techniques using a variety of brushes, palette knives and tools. Perfect for beginners!
Open to beginners.
Ages 13 to 99.
Part 1: Get to know your materialsIn Part 1, Kathryn will introduce you to acrylic paints and painting tools. She will also provide helpful tips to set up your creative space for a successful painting session.
Part 2: Acrylic painting techniques for beginnersIn Part 2, Kathryn will demonstrate painting techniques to achieve gradient shading, textures and expressive movement using a variety of tools: flat, round, filbert and angle brushes, palette knives and painting rags.
List of materials to bring:
✓ Acrylic paints (recommended: Primary Red, Yellow, Blue, White and your favourite colours!)
✓ Synthetic acrylic paintbrushes (sizes ranging from #2 to #8; round, filbert, flat and angle brushes)
✓ Two water containers (upcycled plastic or glass jars)
✓ Painter’s rag (upcycled cotton t-shirt or paper towel)
✓ Palette knife
✓ Palette (glass/ceramic/plastic painting palette or upcycled plastic container)
✓ Canvas pad or canvas paper (9 x 12 in)
✓ Painter’s tape (1 in width)
✓ Graphite pencil
✓ Small sketchbook or notepad