Color Theory & Composition with Christine Swann PA03

Dates: 09/14/2019 – 11/16/2019
Times: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: Adult
Instructor: Christine Swann
Member Rate: $180.00
Non-Member Rate: $210.00
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Color Theory & Composition with Christine Swann PA03

Through demonstration and individual instruction, master artist Christine Swann, will teach you the concepts and techniques that make a painting a timeless treasure. This course will focus specifically on color theory and composition. These concepts will apply across media and subject matter. Attendees have their choice of working in oil, acrylic, or pastel.

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No class on 9/28/19, 10/5/19, and 10/12/19

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Titanium White or softer creminin white
Cadmium Lemon Yellow
Yellow Ochre
Cadmium Red Medium
Alizarin Crimson
Ultramarine Blue
Raw Sienna
Raw Umber
Ivory Black
Brushes - all sizes. Rosemary brushes are preferred in Rounds.
Surface- canvas or Richeson masonite hardboards with gesso prepared surfaces.
Sizes no smaller than 11 x 14"
Painting Mediums
Linseed oil
Liquid or Galkyd
Oderless Mineral Spirits
Palette- best is a toned grey palette. A book of throw-away sheets is fine.
Paper Towels

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