Acrylic Painting – All In The Wrist (Part 2)
This is a continued class on the introduction 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. More shapes and lines that are created by the stroke of a brush within the relaxed flow of the wrist that brings further astonishing results which have 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 to paint.
◘ Painting palette
◘ Acrylic Paints:
2-3 different colors
(any color with the
exception of white, black, gray or
◘ 1 pad of plain paper
(medium weight for
◘ 2 Cups or buckets
with water added
Filbert: #8 and #4
Fan: #4 or #8
◘ 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 known brand, however no particular brand is required for the class. In general a paper weight that will hold acrylic paint is ideal.