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Friday, February 3, 2017

Update: Oil/Acrylics, Materials List

Space is still available. Sign up now for:

Acrylic/Oil Painting Classes
Stuart Ross

Centre St Arts Gallery, LLC

11 Centre Street, Bath, ME.  
April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2017
10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Call 207-442-0300 or
to sign up & for more info

Materials List for Oil/Acrylic Painting

A good professional grade of oils or acrylics, in the following colors, at a minimum:

ultramarine blue, phthalo blue, yellow ochre, hansa yellow or equiv., mars red, burnt siena, titanium white.
-- get rid of your paint-hardened, stiff old brushes and treat yourself to two or three new bristle brushes (synthetic bristle if you're using acrylics). Size 4 through 8, whatever shape you like, flats, rounds, filberts.
--palette; glass is good, or disposable paper, or plastic tray.
--solvent or thinner for oils, odor-free type only please. Use sparingly.
--jar for water, spray bottle for acrylic, rags or paper towels
--easel, one of the french box-type that holds all your supplies is best, but any floor easel will do. No table-top easels please.
--a box or canvas bag to carry it all.

Overview of Instruction:

The still life can be thought of as a small landscape; the same concerns present themselves:
composition, spacial clarity, light, color, etc. I will show a slide presentation of various painter's approach to the subject, and set up a still life for the first two meetings. Students will bring their own still life objects for the last two meetings, either by themselves or collaborating in groups. (Actual objects are preferable to photographs for these exerci

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