Acrylic painting 884x350.jpg Horizontal TabsDescription Whether you paint realistically or in the abstract, you will gain valuable insights and techniques related to color and texture in this 3-day acrylic painting workshop with accomplished artist Brenda J. Clark. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 to Thursday, June 6, 2019 Registration Fee: $285 *K-12 Educators: Earn 17 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending this workshop. This course is now closed. Whether you paint realistically or in the abstract, you will gain valuable insights and techniques related to color and texture in this 3-day acrylic painting workshop with accomplished artist Brenda J. Clark. Daily explorations will include color mixing, layering color, brush work, mark-making and paint application. Small still-life subject matter (cups, fruit, cones, boxes) will be provided to inspire a range of painting explorations. Sizes 8” x 6’ to 23” x 15”. Working with heavy body acrylic paint on heavy watercolor paper. Larger paint brushes encouraged. A better understanding of how color and texture play a design role within a painting will be intertwined. See Supplies tab for a full list of materials to bring. Faculty Brenda J. Clark Instructor of Visual Arts, Interlochen College of Creative Arts Full-time artist and co-owner of the Brenda J. Clark Gallery Schedule Supplies Paper: Arches Watercolor Paper Pad or Block (12” x 16” or 10” x 14”), heavy weight 300 lb preferred, but 140 lb. is a lighter weight commonly found in stores. Hot press (smooth surface) is preferred, but pads may only be available in cold press (rough surface). Either will work. Order from Utrechtart.com or visit your local art store. (Note: I purchase 30” x 23” single sheets of hot press 300 lb. Arches paper and tear them down to various sizes. Arches recommended, but all brands acceptable. Acrylic Heavy Body Paints. Tubes of paint preferred over jars. Basic primary color palette comprised of any yellows, blues, reds and white. Black is not needed. Brand ideas: Golden (most expensive and high quality), Winsor-Newton or Utrecht (or bring what you use). Color suggestions as follows: Cadmium Yellow Medium (warmer yellow) Primary Yellow (a lighter more lemon yellow) Ultramarine Blue Phthalo Blue or Primary Cyan Blue Cadmium Red Medium Quinacridone Magenta Cadmium Orange Titanium White Extra (Optional) Colors: Hookers Green and Dioxazine Purple Brushes: Bring a range of three larger brushes (Hog hair paint brushes work best). Suggest at least one flat and one filbert brush (#10 to #8) or any large brushes you have. 1" or wider masking or painting tape to secure paper. Painting rags (cloth works best). Supplies provided by Interlochen: Easels (French wooden easel or lightweight aluminum) Drawing boards (unless you prefer your own). Paper plates for use as palettes (no styrofoam please) Containers for water Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the workshop or supplies. It is recommended to purchase what you can to continue exploring after the workshop.