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Fall 2019

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Wilton Continuing Education
Box 277, Wilton CT 06897
Wilton Conservatory of Music
Oil Painting & Acrylics FA05B

Learn techniques of the Masters from da Vinci to Monet. Explore canvas preparation, color mixing, values, and perspectives. Bring your photo and sketch pad to the first class and decide what your medium will be—oils or acrylics. Individualized personal guidance will be provided while you explore the fun of artistic expression.

Materials List: For those artists who are continuing and expanding, the following is a suggested materials list. Colors: Use the best quality you can afford. This list is for both oils and acrylics: Titanium White–Big Tube, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Yellow Ochre, Raw Sienna, Raw Umber. Ultramarine Blue, Viridian Green. Additional Materials: 1 quart of Turpenoid (oils only), 1 tube acrylic gel, 1 quart plastic container for water (acrylics only), 1 or 2 pre-stretched canvases or canvas boards. Brushes: The instructor highly recommends those made by Robert Simmons. 1–#8 Robert Simmons signet filbert, 2–#6, 2–#4, 2–#2, 1 palette knife. Tara #7072 is a good style for mixing and cleaning your palette. 1 wooden palette. A paper palette for acrylics. Choose a size that is comfortable for you. The bigger the better for more space to mix colors. 1–sketch pad approximately 9" x 12", 2–#3b or #4b pencils.

Sessions: 6
Dates:  11/12/2019 to 12/17/2019
Meeting Time: 
Tuesday  10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:  Comstock Community Center Art Room - Lower Level
Instructor: Althea Ericsson
$135.00   (Non-resident Fee)
Discounts & Other Fees:
$15 Resident Discount
Note: Online registration has ended. If you wish to still register and join the group, call 203.834.7694.

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