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Abstract Acrylic Skins as Collage Elements

Course number : 2684   
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Painting with acrylic skins is a fun and versatile technique! They can be cut, stretched, overlapped and placed as if working with collage and paper. Gayle will supply the skins and guide you through demonstration and direct instruction as you use them as collage elements in your abstract paintings. You will also learn to create and prepare your own skins to continue your experimentation at home. All levels welcome. 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 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 • 2 inch flat brush (optional ) Can use inexpensive pastry brush. • #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: Golden etc. any professional grade • Any quality acrylic is fine.High flow heavy body . Whatever you would enjoy . I will also have a variety to share. Recommended Colors: Primary Colors: Red, Yellow, Blue or colors you love • Yellow Medium Azo • Prussian Blue • Red Napthol Crimson • Titanium White for mixing / black to paint edges of your canvas . • Bring any Golden products you may have . I will share many ……. • 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: • 2 /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. * I will supply skins , molding paste, glues, varnish, gel mediums and more…

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/5/2019 Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Rocklin, Rocklin Campus  Map, Room: E-3 Gayle Rappaport - Weiland