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Eyes Have It

Carol Spohn
9:00 - 4:30
Wednesday March 16

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$ 170  

This whimsical painting starts with a very colorful under painting. Subsequent layers adds color and texture. Shapes are then carved out using gesso. Further embellishment is added with paint, pen and watercolor crayons. The step by step instruction enables beginner and experienced painters to complete a successful painting. Your creativity will guarantee an original piece of art! You will be provided with line drawings for the giraffe and cats to use or design your own. I anticipate that paintings will be 90% completed in class.

Materials Fee $20 paid at beginning of class includes:

• Written instructions including line drawings and color photo
• Paper to prep for at least two paintings, one to complete in class and the other to be used for card fronts or additional painting
• Fluid Acrylics
• Gesso
• Pallet Paper
• Use of stamps and stencils
• Misc. material

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

• Your usual painting supplies which should include at least 2 water containers, paper towels, pop up tissues, white Saral paper to transfer design.
• Brushes: A selection of flat brushes or angle brushes sizes 1 inch and smaller, a liner brush.
• Pencil and ruler
• Black Stabilo pencil
• Black Sharpie Paint marker fine point, White Sharpie Paint marker fine point
• Optional: Water-soluble crayons like Caren D’Ache, gel pens (metallic, white and black)
• Optional Jerry’s Jumbo pencils in white and black
• Your favorite mark making pencils/pens


Click here for a printable page

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