Painting Fundamentals in Acrylic

Gain an essential understanding of acrylic paints through the study of still life and photos. In this class, you will explore light, composition, color mixing, and theory. Demonstrations by the instructor will be made prior to each assignment. This class is ideal for beginner to intermediate students.


Materials List:

  • Liquitex Acrylic Paint- Cadmium Red Light, Alizarin Crimson Hue, Cad. Yellow Light, Brilliant Blue, UltraMarine Blue (Green Shade), Titanium White, Trans. Raw Sienna
  • Masterson Sta-Wet Palette Seal – 16” x 12”
  • Liquitex Gloss Medium- 4 oz bottle
  • Princeton Velvetouch Flat Brushes- Sizes ½ in, ¾ in, & 1½ in. (or similar) Flat or Filbert
  • Canvas Panel – 12” x 16”, Pkg of 5
  • Rags
  • Jar For Water



Community: $470
Faculty, staff & alumni: $430
Current Students: $300


Summer Session Dates:

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
Tuesday  6/7–8/2* 6pm–9pm  Alan Tarbell  385 Anthropology & Art Practice Building

*No class 7/5

Painting Fundamentals in Acrylic
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