FREE Golden Acrylics Lecture-Walnut Creek Civic Arts
Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PDT)
Walnut Creek, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The GOLDEN "A to Z" of Acrylics
Innovation and new technology are changing the options for ACRYLIC art exploration!
This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, guiding listeners through the basics while opening up new possibilities. Gain information about mineral and modern pigments and how this relates to clean color mixing, glazing and the creation of fabulous new colors. Learn the unique properties of Fluids, Heavy Body, and the OPEN acrylics. Discover Interference and Iridescent paints for unusual effects. Get a grip on the many gels and mediums and how they can change texture, saturation and intensity of color, used for sculptural effects and more. Check out the amazing new grounds to prepare truly, contemporary surfaces for painting, drawing, pastel, digital printing and mixed media. Discover how acrylics can simulate oil and watercolor, even gouache, yet are infinitely more versatile.
Each lecture includes an array of examples of these materials put to use. Attendees leave the lecture enthusiastic to explore the extensive potential of acrylic painting!
When & Where
Tesia Blackburn - Acrylic Diva
Tesia Blackburn has been a working artist in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years. She received her BFA from the Academy of Art in 1984, studied lithography at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1990 and received her Master's of Art in 1992 at John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, California.
"Acrylic Painting with Passion", Tesia's new book from Northlight Publishing is available for pre-order on Amazon. It will be in bookstores in early 2014. Tesia has also produced a DVD "Building Backgrounds in Acrylic Paint" which can be found at her site and on Amazon.com
Please visit her website for a complete list of workshops and classes as well as artwork and other information.