Acrylic Painting: Still Life
Term 2 2019
Be inspired by natural forms to create realistic style paintings. You will be guided in acrylic painting techniques, composition, and brush techniques, and will go home with your own finished painting. We will be painting from both reference material and life in a relaxing environment.
Learn about materials, tonal values and painting techniques. Work on sketching and creating an underpainting.
Build layers of colour onto your painting. Learn to create interest and depth in your work
Introduction to painting from life. From a still life set up, work on composition, drawing in and painting first layers
Continue working on and developing your painting. Learn brush techniques and practice blending.
Time to put finishing touches to your paintings. Learn to varnish your work. How to take reference images to work from at home.
There is a materials fee of $25pp, this can be paid directly to the tutor or included with your order below.
Alternatively BYO materials as listed below:
- 12×16 inch canvas – student quality is fine
- Selection of brushes- natural or synthetic but suitable for acrylic
- A4 art journal/pad
- Conte crayon/charcoal pencil
- Titanium white
- Cadmium yellow light
- Cadmium red
- Alizarin crimson
- Cerulean blue
- Ultramarine blue
- Quinacridone violet
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