Acrylic Painting

MAGnificent Workshops at Milton Art Center & Gallery Located at 199 US Route 7 South in the plaza behind the Milton Post Office. For more information about the Milton Artists’ Guild and the Milton Art Center & Gallery, go to 

08.11.18 Acrylic Painting

Saturday August 11, from 10am to 4pm with lunch break, at the Milton Artists' Guild Art Center.

In this class students will learn the basics of painting with acrylic paints. Topics include: differences between acrylics and oils, mixing colors, using additives for acrylic paints, types of brushes, creating effects with various brush stroke techniques, composing a painting, and transferring images to canvas. After students learn the basics, they will work with the teacher to create at least one finished acrylic painting. 

Paints: White, burnt umber, burnt sienna, yellow ochre, cerulean blue, cadmium yellow, Prussian or Windsor blue, cadmium red.
Brushes: (be sure to get the kind marked “oils & acrylics”, not “watercolor”). A small, medium and large sized flat and round.

Palette: a sponge box, or plastic palette, or small jars.

Apron or smock: Acrylics do NOT wash out of clothes!

Something to Paint On: canvas, canvas boards, Masonite panels, or watercolor paper.

Water container and rags or paper towels.

Reference images: photos, drawings, magazine clippings, etc.