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Acrylic Painting (Wednesday)

For all Levels

  • Started Jan 18
  • 155 US dollars
  • Arts in the Sunset

Available spots


Service Description

Level: Intermediate to Advanced This class is taught by award-winning artist Michael Longhofer. Michael’s work has been seen in Texas Highways Magazine, and he has been commissioned by American Express and Baylor Health Care. Students will learn how to paint from still life and photos, apply and mix color, create depth and texture, and learn tips, tricks and shortcuts for creating beautiful art. Not for children 16+ Only What to Bring: Brushes come in many different sizes, shapes, styles, types, and textures. Get student grade to begin, and upgrade if you become more serious about painting. The brushes are your choice; the list below is a good place to start. 6 to 8 brushes in a variety of sizes and shapes are what you need to get started. Definitions: Sizes: 0-24, 1/2 inch, 3/4 inch, oversize and so on Styles: long and short handles Shapes: filbert, bright, flat, round, and fan Types for acrylic: bristle/hog hair, synthetic, and blends Textures: soft, medium, firm and hard Suggested brushes: a. Size 1 and 4 round b. Size 2 and 12 flat c. Size 3 and 6 bright or filbert d. Size 4 fan 1. 3 aty 16x20 canvases (can be canvas board or masonite, canvases multipacks) 2. Q-tips 1 box 3. 1 qty inexpensive 2 inch flat brush 4. 2 qty different shaped palette knives for mixing paint 5. 1 qty palette (can be piece of glass or styrofoam plate too) 6. 203 qty inexpensive containers, coffee cans, or jars for holding water/brushes 7. white rags 8. Golden Acrylic Retarder smallest size 9. Acrylic Paint (many different brands, get what fits your budget, I recommend Golden or Liquitex professional quality) Colors: a. Titanium White b. Mars or Bone Black c. Burnt Umber d. Lemon Yellow (cool yellow) e. Cadmium Yellow Medium (warm yellow) f. Alizarin Crimson or Magenta (cool red) g. Cadmium Red Medium (warm red) h. Ultramarine blue (cool blue) i. Cobalt or Cerulean Blue (warm blue) Places to purchase: 1. Online - Dick Blick or Cheap Joes 2. In Amarillo - Hobby Lobby and Michaels All these stores have sales, discounts and coupons download their app to save! Members use code at checkout: Member


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a refund within 1 week of classes start dates. No refunds or make up dates will be offered for classes unattended


Contact Details

  • 3701 Plains Blvd, Amarillo, TX, USA

    8063548802

    education@amarilloartinstitute.org