PAC: Adult Afternoon Drawing and Painting


Friday, October 17, 2014
12:15 am - 3:15 am


Grow artistically by exploring the fundamentals of drawing and painting and their
inter-relationship. Emphasis on individual perception. Work from still life, photos or objects you bring.
NO CLASS – November 28


The following materials are suggested. Art materials can be very personal, and each artist has their favorites. If you have materials that you like, use them. The listing contains basic, minimum and optional supplies, based on the level of interest, experience and economics. The WATERCOLOR PAINTING CLASS deals solely with watercolor , so see the watercolor section. The PAINTING AND DRAWING CLASS covers drawing, and all painting media, so see the specific painting media you are interested in below. If you are unsure of what to get, bring pencil and paper to the first class and ask about the list BASIC: For those who have never painted before, the following is suggested: 3 H Pencil, white plastic eraser (Staedtler), 12×16 white drawing paper, 12×16 watercolor pad, tracing paper, a Burnt Sienna watercolor tube, and a #6 watercolor brush. OPTIONAL: transfer paper (Saral). WATERCOLOR: Watercolor pad or block. Canson/Montvale cold press is the best all purpose, the Strathmore 400 series is OK. If you have used Arches and prefer it, use it. Brushes : #4, #8 white nylon sable watercolor brushes. White plastic palette, water container. MINIMUM OPTIONAL Alizarin Crimson Cerulean Blue Ultramarine Blue Perm. Green Lt Sap Green Violet Yellow Ochre Cadminum Yellow Dp Burnt Sienna Winsor Red Burnt Umber Permanent Rose Cadmium Yellow Magenta Cadmium Red (Lt) White Gouache OIL/ACRYLIC: One of the following: Primed hardboard, canvas board, stretched canvas, or canvas pad. (Acrylic paints can be used on heavy rag-content paper as well) Disposable palette paper (also known as freezer paper), variety of brushes: bristle and white nylon sable in rounds and brights. If using standard oil paint, you will need turpentine and linseed oil and a small empty screw type glass jar for mixing them. If using water based oil or acrylic this is not needed. MINIMUM OPTIONAL White (Large tube) Cerulean Blue Alizarin Crimson Naples yellow Burnt Umber Winsor or Grubmbacher Red Ultramarine Blue Cadmium Green Sap Green Mauve or a Violet Cadmium Yel Med Cadmium Yellow Dp Cadmium Red Light Permanent Green Light

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Pelham Art Center
155 Fifth Ave
Pelham, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Friday, October 17, 2014
Times: 12:15 am - 3:15 am

Ticket pricing:

- $413/ PAC Member $372

Presenter: Pelham Art Center
Presenter Phone: 914-738-2525
Presenter Website:

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