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Acrylic abstract painting with a red background and a rectangle in the middle.
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ABSTRACTS! What? Why! How?

How to paint abstracts! Complete Guide.

  • Ended
  • 145 Canadian dollars
  • Fisher Street Southeast

Service Description

Date & Time: June 22, 9:30 am- 3:30 pm June 23, 9:30 am- 3:30 pm Level: Beginner - Intermediate Instructor: Lori Lukasewich Medium: Acrylics Location: 7160 Fisher St SE, Calgary, AB. (Swinton's Art Supplies) Intrigued by abstraction but intimidated? Come find out what it is, why we make it, and how to make it - all in Acrylics. It’s easier than you think. What makes a good abstract painting when you don't know what subject you’re looking at? Good design is the key - and this is how we can get there. Colour theory, mixing, design and composition, and some crazy technique stuff. PAINTS: (2oz. tubes. Artist-grade paint is recommended. In this case, quality DOES make a difference.) - Azo Yellow - Hansa Yellow Light or Cadmium Yellow Light - Lemon Yellow - Cadmium Yellow Medium - Quinacridone Red - Cadmium Red Light - Phthalo Blue [red shade] - Ultramarine Blue - Mars black - opt. - Titanium white [4-5 oz tube] - Matte Medium, liquid BRUSHES - Small round, #2 White Taklon - Medium flat, #8 gold sable - 1” Filbert, #16 hogs hair or gold sable PALETTE - Disposable OR - Wet Disposable OTHER - Regular Gel Medium - Palette Knife, Small Head - Palette Knife, Large Head - 9 x 12” sketchbook [the new Mixed Media ones are great, they can handle water and expand your possibilities.] - HB pencil - Fine sprayer - Paper towels - Masking tape GROUNDS [ Canvases ] - 3-4 Gessoed panels or canvases Min 8 x 10”, Max 11 x 14”

Cancellation Policy

To cancel please contact us at least 1 week in advance. To cancel out-of-town events please contact us 3 weeks in advance.

Contact Details

  • Swinton's Art Supplies, Fisher Street Southeast, Calgary, AB, Canada


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