Acrylic Painting – All In The Wrist (Part 1)
In this class you will be introduced to a variety of different brush types and sizes with techniques used in creating some of the very basic strokes to very eye catching that adds a touch of life to a painting.
The skills taught within the class can be applied to most paintings, from landscapes, seascapes to oceanscapes as well as portrait painting. Get ready to be amazed at some of the shapes and lines that can be created by the stroke of a brush within the relaxed flow of the wrist that has been used by artists for many generations. If you are a beginner you will acquire useful skills and confidence going into your next painting project.
Let’s get started!
A quiet area with no distractions for painting.
◘ Painting palette
◘ Acrylic Paints:
2-3 different colors
(any color with the
exception of white, black, gray or
◘ 9 inch x 12 inch pad
of canvas paper. 5+
blank sheets of
◘ 2 Cups or buckets
with water added
Flat: 1 inch and 1/2
Round: #8 and #6 or
Angled: 1/2 inch and
◘ Paper towels
◘ Artist smock
◘ Table with chair or
Should I have any experience before taking the class?
No experience is needed. Relax and enjoy the experience gained from the class.
Is there a particular brand of brush needed?
No particular brand is required, but brushes with synthetic bristles are better suited for the class.
Is there a specific brand of canvas paper I should purchase?
Strathmore Canvas paper 300 series is a well know brand, however no particular brand is required for the class.