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Abstract Acrylic on Canvas - Watercolor Style

Course number : 2073   
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Gayle will share her rule-breaking techniques using acrylic paints on canvas in a transparent abstract style. Experiment adding rice papers, molding paste and many other materials to create wonderful textures. You will love working with this medium and Gayle, who is a Golden artist, will bring many Golden products to share. Students must supply materials listed on confirmation and website.

Class Details

1 Sessions

Rocklin Campus

Gayle Rappaport - Weiland 



Please read:  Abstract Acrylic Material List/Watercolor Style 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 (credit card, nail clipper, emery board, pocket knife will work) Pigments: Liquitex /Golden/etc. any professional grade • Any good quality acrylic is fine. Choose colors you enjoy. Recommended Colors: Primary Colors: Red, Yellow, Blue or bring the colors you love. • Titanium White • Black to paint edges of canvas • Note: Colors are what moves you . Make sure to pick a blue & red that creates a good purple. Bring your favorite colors if you already have them. I will have some fun colors to share. Canvas: • 2/12 by 12 or 14 by 14 cotton artist stretched canvas suggested. Squares work better for abstract. (Gallery wrap o.k.) • (Available to purchase day of class) Let me know if I should hold one for you. 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. • I will supply rice papers, molding paste, gel medium, micas, glues, medium and more at class to complete your painting…

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/9/2019 Sat 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Rocklin, Rocklin Campus  Map, Room: E-3 Gayle Rappaport - Weiland