Elise Meredith Beattie -
p.o.box 359 Chattaroy, WA (270)994-
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ART MATERIALS LIST FOR FEARLESS PAINTING WITH ACRYLICS
Wednesday, July 12 to August 9, 5:30-
This workshop is dedicated to artists that want to expand their knowledge of how to create paintings using acrylic paints and tools on paper and or canvas.
PAINTING BOARDS : I recommend a 16 x 23 inch piece of “gator board” or any varnished ply wood or card/foam core “board” etc. big enough to hold a quarter to a half sheet of paper and or canvas.
PAINTS : “Golden” ,”Winsor & Newton”, “Daniel Smiths”, Liquitex or any other brand of quality acrylic paints. I use and recommend “Golden” Fluid acrylics but tube acrylic paints will work just fine.
SUGGESTED ACRYLIC PAINT COLORS:
Ultramarine Blue ( a purplish blue )
Phthalo Blue ( green shade)
Scarlet Lake ( a warm red) or a Vermillion red +
Alizarin Crimson also known as Permanent Anthraquinoid Red ( a cool red) +
New Gamboge Yellow ( a warm yellow)+
Hansa Yellow ( a cool yellow) .
Carbon or lamp Black
1 jar Golden or Liqutex Acrylics MATTE MEDIUM
I recommend any of the Golden Acrylic products.
BRUSHES : To Wet the surface we will use a wide 1" flat brush.
Also bring assorted sizes of “round water color brushes” I generally use sizes 8,12 &14.
A cheap 2" wide flat brush for applying gesso and Matte medium.
PALETTE : A white plastic palette with extra deep wells will do . I like the Robert Wood Palette for watercolors and the Masterson sealed palette for acrylics. WHITE -
WATER CONTAINERS: Bring 2 old jars or plastic containers for both clean water and to wash brushes in . Plus a spray bottle to spritz water and wet canvas/paper.
OPTIONAL ASSORTED OTHER MATERIALS : a roll of paper towels, sponges either natural or man made, old tooth brush for splattering paint, pencils, kneaded erasers,
A Drawing type note book for collecting thoughts, making notes and sketching ideas.
Instructor will bring an assortment of acrylic mediums, plastic wraps etc. for students to sample
RESOURCE MATERIALS : sketches or floral photos either from magazines or personal photo images . Pictures should be simple with uncomplicated designs and patterns , such as simple floral arrangements, individual flowers , landscapes or garden scenes e.t.c.
PAPER : 1 Strathmore -
CANVAS: Please bring 1 or 2+ stretched canvases to the class for use as a finished work of arts. I recommend the sizes of 16 x 20 or 11 x 14 . Students are welcome to work on larger canvases as desired!
Instructor will demonstrate how prepare a standard canvas so that it can be used as a acrylic painting surface!
Fearless Painting Summer Camp for Adults-
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, August 15, 17, 19th
Tuesday and Thursday: 5:30-
Saturday: 9:30pam to 3pm, half hour lunch break, Manito Park
PAINT COLORS: I recommend using Winsor & Newton, Daniel Smith or Grumbacher paints
Please bring in one small paint tube of each color:
Alizarin Crimson (also known as Anthraquinoid Red) – a cool red
Scarlet Lake (a warm red)
Winsor Blue (a green shade—also known as phthalo blue) – a cool blue
French Ultramarine (a warmer blue color)
Hansa Yellow (or Lemon Yellow) – a cool yellow
New Gamboge Yellow (a warm yellow)
BRUSHES: one size 12 round watercolor brush and one 1” wide flat brush
Bring at least one round brush to first class.
PALETTE: 1 plastic palette with large mixing areas
or any WHITE plastic or foam plate/tray suitable for mixing paints on.
WATER CONTAINERS: Two jars or plastic containers for water. Bring at least one container for first class.
OTHER ITEMS: Please bring a 4B (soft) drawing pencil and an eraser.
1 small bottle of Windsor and Newton or Incredible Mask -
All supplies will be readily available at local art supply stores such as Spokane Art Supplies.
PAPER: Arches, Fabriano 140 lb. Cold press watercolor paper (2-
PAINTING BOARD: I recommend a 16 x 23” piece of Gator board or any varnished plywood , foam core or heavy cardboard big enough to hold a quarter to half sheet of paper.
Bring a board to work on.
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