Successful Abstract Painting – The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART10502
Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista
01/09/2018 & 01/09/2018

12:00pm - 4:30pm break for snack

Subject Art– Successful Abstract Painting

Check supply updates as we get close to the day of class as I will continue to update this page. updated 1-6-18

Class Objective– Pure Abstracting. Abstracting Composition using  visual organic materials and black gesso.  How to create abstract paintings with focus on shapes, balance and color. Give yourself permission to find that inner voice using elements of nature and natural methods to coax out or spark the artist within.  Step-by- step instruction focuses on form, line, and comfortable strokes.  Questions are welcome in class.

Paint Colors – 1.  Black gesso in the jar,  airbrush medium, Liquitex heavy body black  

2. In the painting shown  I used Liquitex heavy body-  magenta, brilliant green, Indian yellow, white, brilliant purple (you can chose your colors but bring some. )

3. Brushes-  palette knife, a ruler, in a very small squeeze bottle (a large bottle will not work) .   A carpenters pencil or piece of charcoal.  

Special Supplies for this class  You will need a canvas or canvas board to paint on. 

The usual painters supply like a table cloth, water bucket, paper towels, painter’s palette are listed on the main page of this website. 

 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.