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Introduction to Abstract Acrylic Painting (EN)

Saturday, February 4th at 1 P.M. (EST)
Duration :
2 hours
Teacher : Kathryn Wadel

$45 $50 | offered online via ZOOM | Capacity: 50 persons
*This course is only offered in English.
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Introduction to Abstract Acrylic Painting (EN)

Express yourself through abstract painting! Join BC-based artist Kathryn Wadel for an afternoon of acrylic painting for beginners. In this two-hour workshop, Kathryn will introduce you to acrylic painting materials, as well as demonstrate painting and colour mixing techniques to create a series of expressive abstract paintings. A great project to practice letting your creativity flow!

Open to beginners.
Ages 15 to 99.

*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link 48 to 72 hours after the workshop)

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Part 1 : 
Get to know your materials

To begin, Kathryn will provide an overview of the painting materials, as well as demonstrate how to customize your colour palette.

Part 2 :
 Painting techniques & application

In part two, Kathryn will guide you through abstract painting techniques, as well as the creation of miniature paintings.

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

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


List of materials to bring:

✓ Primed canvas or canvas paper
✓ Acrylic paint (including naphthol or cadmium red, ultramarine blue, cadmium or bright yellow and titanium white)
✓ Acrylic paint marker
✓ Acrylic paintbrushes
✓ Palette or palette paper
✓ Palette knife
✓ Painting rag or paper towel (Tip: upcycle an old cotton t-shirt!)
✓ Painter’s tape
✓ Charcoal stick or graphite pencil
✓ Support board (if using canvas paper)
✓ Glass jar with lid (recycled glass jar)
✓ Soap
✓ Easel (optional)
✓ Reference photo (optional)

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