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Glendale Community College
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Glendale, CA 91205
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Painting with Oils or Acrylics

Dates:January 27 - March 3, 2018
Meets:Sa from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM, 6 sessions
Hours:15.00
Location:Garfield Campus, Mariposa Building MP 115
Instructor:Kathy Metz
Fee: $95.00

Please bring the following materials with you to class. If you have any questions about the materials list, please call the instructor, Kathy Metz at (323) 251-7205. 2 jars with lids (for water) Paper towels or old rags 1 6B pencil, drawing sketchpad, and soft vine charcoal 2 canvas 11" x 14" or a pad of canvas paper (Fredrix) 11 x 14 For Acrylics & Water Based Oils: Palette - recommended - "Masterson with sponge and palette paper" For Traditional Oils: Masterson palette with palette paper and no sponge 1 palette knife 1 bottle of "slow dry medium" for acrylic Note: for those working with traditional oils: 1 small bottle of walnut oil and Gamsol solvent only. NO turpentine or turpenoid. (water soluable oils are a good alternative to traditional oils, they thin with water and clean up with soap. You can also find water soluable linseed oil and mediums for thinning them. Start with about 3 brushes (Boar Bristle for oil, Nylon for acrylic). Synthetic and Nylon brushes also work well for oil. No. 2 Round Large Brush No. 6 Round Large Brush No. 8 Flat or Round Larbe Brush Suggested colors: titanium white, cadmium yellow (light or imidazolone yellow or azo yellow), naphthol red, alizarin crimson, cerulean, ultramarine blue, raw sienna, Prussian blue, burnt umber. Suggested brands: If you are working in water soluble oils: "duo Aquaoil"by Holbein. For acrylic: "Heavy Body" "Liquitex" or "Golden". For traditional oils: "M.Graham Oils" or "Gamblin". Don't forget your paint shirt! See you in class!

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This class begins with the basics as you learn a variety of acrylic painting techniques. You'll work from traditional to modern, using age old secrets of achieving brilliant, translucent colors. The class will explore the six elements of design: line, form, value, space, texture and color, in a fun and creative way. A still life will be provided for each session, or you can work from your own photograph or imagination. A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Bring to class the following materials: 2 jars with lids (for water) paper towels or old rags 1 6B pencil and drawing sketch pad, 1B soft vine charcoal 2 canvas 11" x 14" or a pad of canvas paper (fredrix) 11x14 Palette for acrylics & water based oils: recommended "Masterson with sponge and palette paper" for traditional oils: Masterson palette with palette paper and no sponge" 1 Palette knife 1 bottle of "slow dry medium" for acrylic Note: for those working with traditional oils: 1 small bottle of walnut oil and Gamsol solvent only. NO turpentine or turpenoid. Water soluable oils are a good alternative to standard oils, they thin with water and clean up with soap. You can also find waer soluable linseed oil and mediums for thinning them. BRUSHES: Start with about 3 brushes (Boar Bristle for oil, Nylon for acrylic). Synthetic and Nylon brushes also work well for oil. No. 2 Round Large No. 6 Round Large No. 8 Flat or Round Large SUGGESTED COLORS: Titanium White, Cadmium Yellow (light or Imidazolone Yellow or Azo Yellow), Naphthol Red, Alizarin Crimson, Cerulean, Ultramarine Blue, Raw Sienna, Prussian Blue, Burnt Umber. SUGGESTED BRANDS: For Water Soluable Oils use "Duo Aquaoil"by Holbein For Acrylics: "Heavy Body" "Liquitex" or "Golden" For Traditional Oils: "M.Graham Oils" or "Gamblin" Don't forget your paint shirt! See you in class. If you have any questions about materials you can call the instructor: Kathy Metz (323) 251-7205 List revised: 12/11/14