Beginning Acrylic Painting for Kids! Saturdays 1-4

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Beginning Acrylic Painting for Kids! Saturdays 1-4

199.00

Instructor: Dee Hall

This class meets for 8 consecutive weeks. Class size: 4 min, 15 max. Ages 10-15

24 hours of instruction, $8.29/hr

Saturdays 1:00-4:00PM, First class is 8/31/19

This class is to become experienced at working with acrylic paints, keeping it simple. We will discuss color and how to mix paint to achieve the colors you want for your subject. Each student will be choosing a subject to work on, first on the canvas board to get to know the materials involved. Our first class will be a refresher class and discussion about drawing. Our second class we will begin a drawing on a canvas board and start painting.

As we move into 4th class we will begin work on our regular canvas and pick a new subject to work on. Students will learn about light source, shading and attention to shapes and details. If students need more time we can finish on canvas board and begin regular canvas the following week.

Supply list: Students should procure the following list of supplies and bring them to the first day of class:

-Graphite pencils: HB, 2B, 4B and 8B
-1 Value Pack brushes, at least 4 or more in package -1 11x14 canvas
-1 set small tubes acrylic paints, at least 12 colors, make sure your set has black and white or buy separately 1 kneaded eraser

(Supplies can be purchased at Blicks, Hobby Lobby, Michaels, or Walmart)

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Beginning Acrylic Painting for Kids Syllabus

Week 1: Have materials to begin discussion of acrylic paint and specific brushes and how to
use them. We will start with drawing on paper as a refresher to drawing shapes and forms. We will discuss light source and shading.

Week 2: Students will now work on the first subject on canvas board. Very simple shapes and subject matter. Brief lecture about contour and depth in a painting. Students to discuss background, middle ground and foreground in subject matter.

Week 3: We will continue to finalize our first basic painting on canvas board and pay attention to adding details.

Week 4: We will begin work on our regular canvas! Students will choose a new photo/subject and will lightly draw on the canvas, then begin painting - background and basic shapes.

Week 5: Brief discussion about positive/negative composition, balance and structure.

Week 6: Students will continue to work on the canvas. Brief discussion about working from light to dark.

Week 7: Students will continue to work on the canvas. Brief discussion how to correct with acrylic paints.

Week 8: Students will continue to work on the canvas. Brief discussion about Values. Students will finish their painting! Add details as necessary. Questions and open discussion on what we have learned.

Refund / Class credit policy: You may request a refund up to the second scheduled class and before the third class meets. Your refund will be for the class fee less the classes you attended and the $20 processing fee we are charged by the credit card processor. Notify the instructor or send an email. You may choose a refund or a credit toward another class.