BEGINNERS PAINTING

5 WEEK COURSE STARTING 10th NOVEMBER

Cost: £65

ABOUT THE COURSE:

Once you have got the hang of how to mix colours, apply washes and be creative with your brush marks, you will have the basis for all painting.

Find out what the difference is between the various painting media such as acrylics, watercolours and oil paints - and explore what can be done with each.

Discover what sort of equipment is necessary. The right brushes and surfaces to use for each kind of paint are important, as well as knowing how to clean and look after your brushes etc.

You will have a go at painting a variety of subjects: Landscapes, Still Life, Abstract, People…the possibilities are endless!

 

ABOUT THE TUTOR:

 

For more information about the tutor visit our meet the artists page at:  www.westburyartscentre.ork.uk/jostone

DATES/TIMES:

Tuesday morning 10.30AM-12.30PM

5 week course - 10/11, 17/11, 24/11, 1/12, 8/12

 

MATERIALS:

What to bring to the first session:

A set of acrylic paints which include yellow, red, blue and white. *

Brushes that are suitable for use with acrylic paint. *

Canvas paper pad suitable for oils or acrylics. *

Two water pots.

Newspaper and paper towels (or cotton rags).

An old shirt or apron to protect your clothing.

An old sheet or large piece of plastic to protect the floor where you’re working.

 

*A reasonable starter set, which includes paints, brushes and paper can be found at https://www.cassart.co.uk/painting/acrylic-colour/acrylic-painting-sets/starter-acrylic-set.htm

*A good set of acrylic brushes can be found at https://www.jacksonsart.com/jackson-s-onyx-synthetic-brush-set-of-3-8-12-round-3-4in-flat

The following sites are recommended if you prefer to browse:

jacksonsart.com

cassart.co.uk

greatart.co.uk

saa.co.uk

 

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Address

Westbury Arts Centre

Foxcovert Road

Shenley Wood

Milton Keynes

MK5 6AA

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