(LIVE ONLINE) Essential Acrylic Techniques Jun-Jul 2021

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Levels: Beginners and Intermediate

Offered: 6 Fridays 6/11-7/16, 10:15am-12pm

Instructor: Wayne Jiang


Learn acrylic painting in the comfort of your own home. We’ll use the Zoom videoconferencing system for this online painting class. The online class will have slideshow presentations, painting demos, paint along with Wayne, and critiques. Students will have access to download a video file of the painting demo to refer to later so they can paint along at home at their own pace.

This class is designed for anyone who is  new to acrylic. Acrylic is an incredibly versatile medium. It can be used in illustrated journals, textured abstract paintings, or traditional portrait paintings. Learning the essential techniques of acrylic painting can help improve any art project.

This class is designed for anyone who is a beginner to acrylic. Topics and exercises include:

• Mixing colors

• Transitioning to acrylic from other mediums

• Preparing painting surfaces for acrylic painting

• Blending and brush stroke techniques

• How to create a focal point using hard and soft edges

• How to create subtle colors using a limited color palette

• How to apply simple art theory and composition knowledge to improve your paintings

Repeat students: We won’t be repeating the same paintings. You’re going to reaffirm the basics as well as learn new techniques and concepts through creating new compositions.