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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:  Remember don’t let the material list overwhelm you. These are all suggestions get close. E-mail 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 High Viscosity- Heavy Body •Any quality acrylic is fine. Recommended Colors: Primary Colors: Red, Yellow, Blue •Yellow Medium Azo •Prussian Blue •Red Napthol Crimson •Titanium White •Burnt Ember •Golden Acrylic Mica Flakes/choose your favorite color (Don’t worry if you can’t find it!) •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. Canvas: •12 by 12 cotton artist stretched canvas suggested. Squares work better for abstract. (Gallery wrap o.k.) •(Available to purchase at class.) 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.

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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