Instructor: Loretta Medeiros
Wednesdays, 6 to 8 pm
April 7th – 28th
May 12th – June 2nd
June 16th – July 7th
$125 Non-Members | $100 Members
This course is for anyone who wants to learn to paint with acrylics or advance their painting and creative skills. Basic color theory and color mixing will be explored as well as textures and techniques. Also incorporated are drawing lessons on perspective and composition. This course begins with important painting basics and continues to teach technical skills for intermediate and advanced painting as sessions continue. Everyone will work at their own pace. No previous skills required. Learn some basic skills and create beautiful landscapes or still life compositions with award-winning artist Loretta Medeiros. Beginning and intermediate painters welcome.
Painting with Acrylics – A discussion of different types of material you can paint on will be reviewed in the first class. No materials will be provided.
Recommended is Liquitex Basics 24 count set which can be obtained from Jerry’s Art O’Rama, Art Supply Warehouse, Cheap Joe’s (all on line) or at Michael’s (in the store), a set of flat Golden Talkon paint brushes (4-5 of them varying sizes) and a set of rounds Golden Talkon (4-5 varying sizes) paint brushes (can be obtained from Ocean State Job Lot, Walmart or Michael’s), canvas and/or canvas boards no larger than 11”X14” (at Ocean State Job Lot) , a terry cloth Rag, a palette knife, Paper towels, Q-tips, masking tape, a fine mist spray bottle for water, a plastic water container, a palette (can use a white Styrofoam plate or cleaned Styrofoam meat tray), a pencil, ruler and an eraser. Do NOT buy Artist’s Loft, Reeves or Maria’s acrylic sets. If you already have acrylics bring them to class.
Must have acrylic colors are Titanium White, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt Blue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre (or Yellow Oxide), Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Alizarin Crimson (red), Cadmium Red Medium, and Sap or Hookers Green. Bring a variety of photos to paint from to your first class. I will be instructing students how to layout their photos on the canvas. Please do not wear any clothing you are afraid to get paint on. Acrylics do not wash out.