Free Talks / Demos on Painting Materials
Presented by Phil Garrett
The Golden Acrylic Lecture & Demonstration is a two-hour free educational presentation that covers in depth , the acrylic paints, gels and mediums that Golden has been well known for since it started making paint in the 1980 ‘s. It covers information about the different types of pigments, different viscosities and types of paints, grounds and color mixing. Various gels and mediums are demonstrated. You will learn how to extend paint to save money, and how to mix paints with gels to create unique textural surfaces. Learn how to use different products to make surfaces for watercolors, graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, oil and soft pastels. Techniques for the use of iridescent and metallic paints will be shown. The lecture covers the lightfastness of pigments, proper acrylic priming techniques, digital mixed media applications , correct varnishing tips and health and safety concerns. A packet of literature and free samples of paint and gels will be available for all those who attend.
Limit 25 Students.
Held in the South Studio March 29, from 1 to 3 pm.