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Learn to use photographs to create beautiful and believable paintings in oil or acrylic. Students will have the opportunity to paint the subject matter of their choice—from portraits of loved ones to vacation landscapes to pets and wildlife—while receiving instruction in painting techniques, and advice on the process of working from photos.
All levels of experience welcomed.

Materials are not included. If desired, materials may be purchased from VisArts and will be on hand at the first class. Or materials may be purchased at any good art supply store. Your pick of oil OR acrylic materials.

Oil Material List (Either purchase from VisArts or bring to first day of class

PAINTS

38 ml tubes, please buy at least student grade, no scholastic level paint.

  • Cadmium yellow, Cadmium orange, Cadmium red, Alizarin Crimson, Dioxazine purple (or violet),Cobalt blue, Cerulean blue, Pthalo green, Mars black, Titanium white,

BRUSHES

Brushes are important and you need to buy at least student grade brushes, no scholastic or craft brushes.

  • Natural bristle brushes:  #2 filbert, #4 filbert, #8 flat, #12 flat, #2 round
  • Soft watercolor brushes: #4 round, #6 round

OTHER

  • Wooden Palette and Knives Set
  • Odorless mineral spirits (You must make sure it is odorless.)
  • Linseed oil or gel
  • “Silicoil” spring jar (for mineral spirits) (This is mandatory as you can not clean brushes in VisArts sinks)
  • Stretched canvas or canvas board.

Acrylic Material List (Either purchase from VisArts or bring to first day of class

PAINTS

2 ounce tubes, please buy at least student grade, no scholastic level paint.

  • Cadmium yellow, Cadmium orange, Cadmium red medium, Magenta, Dioxazine purple (or violet),Cobalt blue, Cerulean blue, Pthalo green, Ivory black, Titanium white, burnt sienna

BRUSHES

Brushes are important and you need to buy at least student grade brushes, no scholastic or craft brushes.

  • Natural bristle brushes:  #2 filbert, #4 filbert, #8 flat, #12 flat, #2 round

Masterson Sta-Wet Super Pro Palette

Small fine mist spray bottle

Small Sponge

 

Tickets

8 spaces available
Class$250.00

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4 spaces available
Oil Materials$100.00

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4 spaces available
Acrylic Materials$80.00

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