David Langevin – Mastering Acrylics – 3 day workshop
New date due to Covid 19 restrictions – registrations are open now!
September 25-27, 2020
Learn everything you need to know to master acrylic painting: Do you have questions about the differences between oils and acrylics; which mediums to use; what quality or brand of paints are best; how to create great texture effects using gel mediums; which brushes are best for acrylics,…
This workshop is designed for artists with some painting experience in oils, acrylics, or even watercolors. Acrylic paints are relatively new and how to use them effectively is still a challenge for many artists. Techniques that are successful when using oil paints or watercolors do not often yield good results when applied to acrylic paints. This is because the physical and chemical properties of the synthetic acrylic paints are unique.
In this workshop the focus will be on learning the specific properties of acrylics and how you can use them to achieve fantastic results. Emphasis will be on mastering the materials and skills to help you be a better painter. You will learn to master the medium and effectively apply glazes, veils, and impasto layers of paint. Painting demos will also be featured.
Come prepared to take notes, ask questions, and to paint.
Your workshop experience starts the afternoon of September 24, when you will settle into one of our Chalets and enjoy dinner with everyone. It is a great time to prepare for the class and get to know each other.
The next morning your day begins with a healthy, buffet style breakfast, followed by classes starting at 9 am and running until 4 pm with a 1 hour lunch break and a buffet style, home cooked lunch at noon. At the end of the day we will serve dinner and there will be homemade snacks throughout the day.
Dry camping is available for this workshop.
Here is a list of the supplies you will need:
-Acrylic paints, do not bring Golden Open acrylic paints. Important: do not buy additional paints before the workshop, bring what you have. If you have none, don’t bring any paints.
-Acrylic Gloss Medium (not ‘gel’), or Golden GAC 500 – do not bring Golden Glazing Liquid
-Dark pencil (3B-6B) or India Ink pen.
-Large water container and rags
-paint brushes and palette
-4 inexpensive painting supports, approx. 16×20 (canvas or painting board)
See more of David’s work here : http://davidlangevin.com/
- Workshop fee $450 plus taxes
- Accommodation and meals $295 plus taxes ( based on double occupancy)
- A $ 20 per day fee applies for workshop participants who don’t stay on site. This fee covers lunch and snacks throughout the day