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Visual Art Center
210 Maud Street
Punta Gorda, FL  33950
(941) 639-8810
Acrylic Painting
Instructor: Kathleen Kelly

Acrylics class but open to oils and pastels focusing on using correct supplies and various approaches for each medium. Will also learn how to promote art on social media and Internet sale sites to step into the realm of selling multiple items from your work. Demos and individual attention given. All skill levels welcome. 

ACRYLIC PAINTING SUPPLIES 

BASIC COLORS

 Titanium White
 Ivory Black
 Cadmium Red Medium
 Ultramarine Blue
 Cadmium Yellow Light

GREAT
ADD-ON COLORS
 Burnt Umber
 Burnt Sienna
 Yellow Ochre or Yellow Oxide
 Alizarin Crimson
 Phthalocyanine Blue (Sometimes labeled as “Thalo”)
 Phthalocyanine Green (Sometimes labeled as “Thalo”)
 Sap Green

CANVAS
 Stretched canvas or canvas boards (Stretched is better)
 Watercolor paper IF you “Gesso” it
 Masonite (if Gessoed)

BRUSHES
1” flat synthetic or 1” angular shader 1/2” same as above
1/4” same as above
#4 Round synthetic Brush
Liner or script brush NEEDED EXTRAS
 Portable easel (Art Center has large stand up easels for free usage)
 Paper Towels (fold them in fours so you don’t have to carry a whole roll)
 Brush Cleaner (General’s is best)
 Water bucket (the plastic ones are wonderful)
 Disposable palette sheets in a pad (get the cheapest one)
 Pencil, separate eraser (whites are the best)
 Small travel sized hairspray
 Spray Water bottle (small) 

Extras you may like in time
 Graphite paper
 Pliers
 Small Pad and paper to take notes
 Palette knife
 Acrylic Extender
 Travel size hairdryer
I use a cloth scrapbook divider tray to house my supplies and I use a travel tote from office depot to roll them in.
Right Brain Drawing 
Instructor: Kathleen Kelly

Applying discoveries in brain research to the teaching of drawing skills, the student is presented a set of basic exercises to release creative potential and tap into the special abilities of the visual, perceptual right hemisphere of the brain. Basically, it’s a fun class which will show you how to gain the skills you always wanted, enhance creativity and artistic confidence.  

RIGHT BRAIN DRAWING 
Supplies

*Book required - “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by Betty Edwards. You can find this book on Amazon for around $12. There is a workbook to this book, however, it is not necessary to purchase for the class. You will be given many handouts.
Drawing pad 9”x12” nothing smaller, or 11”X14” is fine too.
Masking tape (or painter’s blue tape)
#2 pencil or drawing pencils, preferably without an eraser a white rectangular eraser you hold mirror (Small rectangular or square, not round.) Highlighter (to highlight book) Pigma Pen (any small, soft felt tip marker will do) Sharpie Marker, normal sized small pencil sharpener Hand Sanitizer-small, travel size bottle
If you’d like to learn basic portraiture in charcoal, after I demonstrate in class, purchase these supplies.
I will explain all supplies so you will have no doubt on what to purchase, do NOT purchase the supplies below until you SEE what to use and how to use it.
2 Sheets of Canson paper, light gray colors, light flesh colors, or light blues...no white, no black, no deep colors. Foam board large enough to fit a full piece of Canson Paper OR...a large drawing board with clips.
Vine Or Willow Charcoal sticks
General’s Charcoal pencils (comes in a pack of three or four, including the white, you’ll want to get that, and usually it has a kneaded eraser too.
Napkins
Face image(s) from a magazine, no children and no relatives please. There’s a reason for this! Get as close to a full page as possible or at least the size of your hand.

Wednesdays 1pm to 4pm 
$100 Price  $80 Members
Fridays 9am - 12pm
$100 Price     $80 Members
Starting in January
Starting in January
Workshops restart in the fall and in January 2018.

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