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Monday, April 16, 2018

MAY 2018 Art Class, Learn to Paint with Acrylics

Art Classes make great gifts to yourself or someone you love!
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This class is for anyone who would like to try painting for the first time, with this great, fast drying medium, or come relearn the basics and move ahead. You will learn how to mix colors, recognize values, apply paint with varying mediums on just about any surface, how to choose the right brush, recognize good design and how to mix tints, shades and glazes. Acrylic paints offer a wide variety of ways to apply paint and you will learn about different kinds of mediums.

What to bring:  Small tabletop easel, Acrylic paints: Titanium White, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Yellow (Hue), Cadium Orange, Cadmium Red Light and Cadmium Red Medium (Hue), Cobalt Blue (Hue), Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Mars Black, Unbleached Titanium, Burnt Sienna and Yellow Ochre. Bring a selection of brushes in different sizes: #8 & #10 round brushes, #4 filbert brush, #4 flat brush and a couple of small, fine filberts (man made fibers are fine for all your brushes). A small palette knife. Matte Acrylic Painting Medium (to mix with your paint). Pad of disposable Palette Paper, a pencil, tracing paper, eraser, ruler, masking tape or artist tape. You may choose what surface to paint on: Canvas paper, primed canvas panels, or pre-stretched primed canvas. Size should be no larger than 12" x 12". We will be working in a square format. Two containers for water to clean your brushes, several rags or an old towel. Paper towels.

Class starts:  Tuesday, May 22, 2018 and runs 8 weeks from 10:30am to 12:30pm.  Fee is $160.00. 10% of the fee is donated to the SAA scholarship fund. A maximum of 6 students will be admitted so sign up early to hold your spot!

To hold your spot:  Please mail a check directly to: Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865. For more information and to see if this class is full, call 603-548-6694 or email Revelle at rtaillon@comcast.net. Revelle Taillon is a hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association in Exeter, NH. She holds a BFA from University of Lowell, Lowell, MA, and has won regional and national awards. Her blog has samples of her artwork and techniques: http://revelleimagemaker.blogspot.com. She has been teaching for over six years.

Contact her about private art lessons for you or your child. Home schooled kids over 13 are welcome with teacher approval.

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