A5 Spring, DYNAMIC ACRYLIC PAINTING
Instructor: Brett Greiman
This class will focus on understanding and creatively utilizing the unique characteristics of acrylic paints and is for beginner to advanced. Students will learn the differences between acrylics and oils. Learn about the information provided on the tube for how to make informed purchases. Brett will introduce students to his “modern grisaille” technique of layering as well as dry brush, wash, and glazing techniques. We will explore using gel mediums for special effects. Color contrasts and color harmonies for creation of dynamic paintings will be covered. Also, students will learn techniques and methods for creation of acrylic murals. There will be information given concerning simple techniques for creating a strong composition.
Students will create individually but also be encouraged to work with interdependence enabling themselves and fellow students to see their creative efforts in a new way. Brett will also include some helpful hints for how to photograph your work. Some basic drawing skills are helpful but Brett is available to assist students with any drawing challenges with which they may need assistance.
DATE: Wednesdays Mar 27 – May 29
TIME: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
TUITION: $150 members / $175 nonmembers