FREE: Intro to Acrylic Painting (EN)

Saturday, May 7th at 1 P.M. (EST)
Duration :
1 hour
Teacher : Kathryn Wadel

FREE | offered online via ZOOM
*This course is only offered in English.
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FREE: Intro to Acrylic Painting (EN)

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.

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Part 1: Get to know your materials

In 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 beginners

In 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
✓ Eraser
✓ Small sketchbook or notepad

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