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Acrylic Birch Trees

Course number : 2563   
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Paint realistic birch trees in a landscape setting! Gayle will provide direct, step-by-step instruction and individualized encouragement. This workshop is perfect for the first time painter or someone who wants to pick-up new techniques. Students must supply materials listed on confirmation and website.

Class Details

1 Sessions

Rocklin Campus

Gayle Rappaport - Weiland 



Please read:  Acrylic Material List Remember don’t let the material list overwhelm you. These are all suggestions- get close. E-mail or call if you are concerned. Brushes: sizes of brushes are suggestions/ note you may use your watercolor synthetic brushes. DO NOT use natural hair brushes. Wash brushes properly. • 1” inch square • #3 rigor, script, or liner brush. (Long and Thin) • #8 or 10 round brush • #2 bright bristle brush • Palette knife Pigments: Golden/Liquetex etc. any professional grade • Any quality acrylic is fine. Bring what you have. Colors you like. • I will supply samples of fun paints to try as extra’s Recommended Colors: Primary Colors: Red, Yellow, Blue or bring the colors you love. • Titanium White • Pick 1 and we will share among the class :Golden Acrylic Mica Flakes/choose your favorite color, Tar Gel ,Fiber paste, or any other ground you think you might want to try (Don’t stress if you can’t find) • Note: Colors don’t have to be exact. Make sure to pick a blue & red that creates a good purple. Bring your favorite colors if you already have them. A set also works. Canvas: • 1 canvas pad we will be doing sample work any size • I will have several prepped boards for you also to experiment with and keep as samples Palette: • Styrofoam plate is a good start. Disposable paper palette or aluminum foil also work. Extra Items: • 2 water containers, toothbrush, toilet paper, paint rag, pencil, and small piece of sponge. Bring anything with texture you think would be fun to add to a painting (Dryer lint) I will supply gesso, glues, medium and more at class to add to your sampler…

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/3/2018 Sun 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM Rocklin, Rocklin Campus  Map, Room: E-3 Gayle Rappaport - Weiland