with instructor Donna DeLaBriandais 

Date: Saturday, August 8th

Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (45 min. lunch, starting at noon. Bring you own lunch or there is a nearby café or grocery store with full deli.

Location: Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Healdsburg Ave., Room 11 

Ages: 16 plus

Cost: $130.00 

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Acrylic is a versatile and forgiving medium. Students will learn the fundamentals of still life painting such as creating form and color mixing. We will compose unique still lifes with flowers, fruit, vegetables, ceramic objects while concentrating on lighting and positioning. Students learn the importance of creating an under painting, light and shadow and color composition. Demonstrations and a brief lecture will help with your painting process. Some experience in acrylic is helpful for this class. Max. 12 students.

Supply List:

A variety of acrylic colors that include: Violet, Red, Cad yellow Lt., Alizarin Crimson, Sap Green, Ultramarine Blue, King Blue, Black, Titanium White. Please bring any other colors you like and would want to substitute.  

Brushes:  A variety of flat, round, filberts nylon brushes; 1″, 1/2 inch, #2 round.  Inexpensive snap and Simon brands are good choices.

White or grey palette of your choice. 

Canvas. 11×14 or 14×18″ stretched canvas.  More experienced painters may like a 16×20″ canvas.

Canvas pads or heavy paper for painting studies prior to painting on canvas.

Water container, slow drying medium, paper towels, 

Bring your own easel, if possible.  There are table easels and 4 standing easel available – please ask if you need to borrow one.

Riley Art Supply and Village Art Supply will give you a discount if you bring in your supply list.