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Metals & Acrylics

Carol Nelson
9:00 - 12:00
Saturday AM

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$ 100  

This class is about incorporating the look of metals into abstract compositions. You will learn to prepare, and use, in an abstract painting, materials such as embossed aluminum foil, hammered wire, metallic glue gun shapes, rust paper, metallic paints, and metal embellishments. Mixed media paintings containing metallic elements have a soft glow and shine that only real metals can provide.

Materials Fee: $15  payable to Instructor at class time includes:
Aluminum and copper wire
Gold and Copper Metal Leaf
Parchment paper
Selection of metal embellishments
Red rosin paper
Golden Fluid Iridescent Paints
Specialty art papers
Use of instructors’ embossing folders, anvils, hammers

 Supply list students should bring:
Golden Fluid Acrylics. -(Carol’s must have colors are Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold, Turquoise Phthalo, Quinacridone Magenta, Carbon Black, and Titanium White)

Gel Medium, regular

Supports – 1 cradled wood panel size 6x6 or 8x8 inches
NO LARGER SIZES PLEASE (it’s only a 3 hour class.)
***Please gesso panel before class***
***Please gesso panel before class****

Heavy duty Reynolds aluminum foil

Glue gun and glue sticks (if you have one, or we can share)

Selection of brushes suitable for w/c and acrylic, small palette knife
Spray water bottle, papertowels, scissors, palette, etc.
Small needle nose pliers
Any collage ephemera you may have (optional)





Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Meininger. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Meininger.

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