Painting with Acrylics

Painting with Acrylics
Linda Wilmes
Oct. 2013

  • Table easels are furnished.
  • A smooth surface plastic, glass or disposable palette
  • Palette knife (metal trowel-shaped head is best)
  • One-quart container for water
  • Spray mist bottle for water
  • Soft rags or paper towels
  • Liquitex Basics Paints, one each of Titanium White, Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Quinicridone Magenta and Thalo Blue; $4.99 each
  • Assorted sizes of paint brushes: 1 small round synthetic brush, ¼” and ½” flat synthetic or white hog’s hair bristle.  One 1” trim brush, any bristle. Plus, other assorted brushes you may have on hand.
  • 4 – 9”x12” canvas boards
  • A few photos that you would like to paint
  • Small irregular shaped sponge, natural or synthetic, approx. 2” x2”
  • One bottle Golden Acrylic Glazing Liquid, 16 oz. (may use Liquitex brands)
  • One small jar Golden modeling past, 250ml
  • One bottle Golden Polymer Matte Medium, 8 oz.
  • Small notepad
  • One HB drawing pencil and one kneaded eraser