Painting with Gold Leaf – The Enrichment Academy
Subject Art– Gold Leaf
Class Objective– Learn to use gold leaf, compose abstract paintings sucessfully and easily. You will be able to identify the relationship between shapes and form then create them yourself using color. Explore creating new colors directly on the canvas.
Time – 12-4:30pm
Paint Colors – Liqutex heavy body Phthalo Blue (green shade) , Naples yellow, diaxzonine purple, white
Special Supplies for this class – air brush medium, very small spray bottle, scissors, painter’s tape, a sheet of gold leaf, a large flat 2 inch brush, gold leaf adhesive (available at DK art supply), I am using the 2″ Redline Princeton brush. You can use the $4 painters brush cream handled brush that is about 2″ wide also. See picture. The important thing is that the brush comes to a chisel edge. A thick edge will not work at all.
See the main page for basic supplies that artists use such as plastic tablecloths, paints, a canvas, a Masterson small travel palette, easel, (you will be painting flat most of the time),bucket for water, brushes. If you can not find a single sheet of gold leaf. There available in class for $1. Call is you have questions 828-230-6613. There are also free videos here on this website and on you tube by this instructor that you can watch so you can be prepared for an acrylic painting class.