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Supply List: 

Pack of Primed Canvases (1 canvas per class) – Instructor uses 8” x 10”,  9” x 12” or 11"x 14".    

Inexpensive Watercolor Pad


Acrylic Paints: heavy body or fluid acrylic paints (Instructor uses Golden Fluid Acrylic Paints in set of 10, but other brands such as Amsterdam or Liquitex may be used. Bring what you have if you’ve painted before.)        

Titanium White

Benzimidazolone Yellow Medium or Cadmium Yellow       ***Bring Your Favorite Colors even if not on the list.  😊

Pyrrole Red or Naphthol Red                                                       (We will learn to mix colors, too)

Yellow Ochre or Yellow Oxide

Burnt Sienna

Pthalo Blue (green shade)

Ultramarine Blue

Pthalo Green (blue shade)

Quinacrodone Magenta

Carbon Black

Raw Umber

Alizarin Crimson

Paynes Gray (Golden Brand) Optional

Favorite Additive is “Gloss Glazing Liquid”


Flat Plastic Palette with Lid (like a Stay Wet Palette) or Paper Plates or Palette Paper to mix Paint

Brushes:  Variety Pack of Synthetic and Bristle Brushes for Acrylic Paint (Instructor uses short handles)

  Or, Simply Simmons or Zen brand brushes suggested:

Synthetic Flat Brushes – ¼”, ½”, ¾”

Synthetic Filbert Brushes – 2, 4, 6 

Synthetic Round Brushes – 0, 2, 4, 6 or larger 

Liner brush or Rigger brush – 1 or 2

Bristle brushes – at least 1 1” or size 12 (good for painting background on canvas)

Any older brushes that you may have

Palette Knife Optional

Paper Towels

Pencil, (and if you have watercolor pencils, bring them. I love them for starting paintings)

Kneaded Eraser

Small Ruler

2 small containers for water,    

Small Spray bottle for water

September 5, 12, 19, 26 6:30-9:00 pm Painting landscapes with Barbie Mathis

  •  Description:

    If you’d like to paint the beauty of the outdoors, spend 4 weeks exploring how to paint fine art acrylic landscapes with Barbie Mathis. Using photo references, she will walk you through paintings step by step.  Included will be how to paint various skies, trees, grasses, flowers, rocks, sand, water and more. Classes will also focus on how to begin a painting, tone a canvas on various surfaces, mix colors, create textures and use other elements of design to create a good compositio

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