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FALL 2022 schedule

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CLASSES

Classes meet weekly at the same day and time over a number of weeks. We offer a variety of mediums and levels to suit all artists. Our seasonal (winter, spring, summer, fall) sessions begin with classes for 8 weeks, then workshops follow for 4 weeks. During the summer months, YAA offers adult workshops in June and August, to make space available for Kids ART Camps for the month of July.

WORKSHOPS

Workshops are "all day" events which can be scheduled as one, two or three days/evenings in a row. Well known artist's come from near (and far) to teach with us during our workshop months. Come hang with us in the studio for an intensive and fun experience!

CHILDREN

Depending on the time of year, our children's and youth program offerings change. We currently offer weekly Art Classes for homeschoolers and our Kid's Summer Art Camps run in the month of July. Please check back often to see what's happening for the kiddos at YAA!

EDUCATION DATES-2022

WINTER SESSION: Jan 3 - Apr 2nd (Registration Opens, Nov 1)
SPRING SESSION: April 4th - June 30th (Registration Opens, March 7th)
SUMMER SESSION: July 5th - Sept 3rd (Registration Opens, May 2nd (Apr 22 for Kid's Art CAMPS)
FALL SESSION: Sept 6 - Dec 16th (Registration Opens, Aug 1)

Cancellation, Refund and Closure Policy.

York Art Association follows the York Suburban School District cancellation schedule. If they are closed, we are closed. See WGAL for closure updates. You may also reach out to your instructor by replying to your registration confirmation email.

CURRENT SCHEDULE

    • Tuesday, August 09, 2022
    • Tuesday, August 23, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 15

    TRANSFORMING PHOTOS INTO ART with Jane Wolfgang  Do you have a passion for photography or perhaps some forgotten photos that are lying around? Why not make them into a work of art?
    There are many ways to digitally manipulate a photograph, but why not consider taking that photo and using it as imagery for a mixed media project? You will learn how to add personal and artistic touches to those images that will reflect your unique and creative voice. 
    In this workshop we will discuss what makes a great photograph and how you can make them even better. You will learn various printing options when printing out those photos for your art as well. Using a variety of media such as: cold wax medium, oil and acrylic paints, collage and tissue papers and even text, you will create stunning and unique works of art. TUITION: $100 MEM / $125 NON-MEM 

    (A Supply List, if required, is included with your completed registration confirmation email. To connect with your instructor, simply reply to your confirmation email. *MASKS at this time are required ONLY for the UNVACCINATED) 

    • Friday, August 12, 2022
    • Saturday, August 13, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 15

    "THE MIX" MIXED MEDIA AND COLLAGE with Nancy Barch
    Join me in an artistic adventure! This workshop will cover many techniques that can be used in your present media or you may want to stretch a bit and go for design, form and color to express yourself.  Along with collage we will be doing a very basic form of printmaking to create one of a kind imagery for your paintings. Old paintings can be reworked or you may want to start fresh, either way, you can explore the possibilities of abstraction!

    TUITION: $200 MEM / $250 NON-MEM

    • Monday, August 15, 2022
    • Wednesday, August 17, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 7
    Register

    LUMINOUS WATERCOLOR with Lynne Yancha

    Based on 40 years of experience, Lynne’s goal is not only to share her knowledge of watercolor painting but to encourage you to trust your instincts as you paint. This workshop will focus on figurative and animal subjects. She will address power through design; paint application; the importance of light, mystery, and mistakes; use of white acrylic to enhance details; techniques to make skin tones and techniques to combine elements of abstraction and realism in your watercolor paintings. Lynne will work one on-one with each student addressing each student’s needs and will present numerous demonstrations based on the students’ requests. 

    What to expect if you are new to this workshop:

    1. To benefit the most from this workshop, you should have a basic knowledge of watercolor (beginners are welcome!)
    2. You are encouraged to bring your own photograph reference (5x7 or larger and clear) or use one of the references available during the session.
    3. You will work at your own pace - each student will receive individualized instruction.
    4. Don’t worry if your supplies are limited - Lynne will help you get the most of the materials you have.

    TUITION: $225 MEM / $250 NON-MEM
    (A Supply List is included with your completed registration confirmation email. To connect with your instructor, simply reply to your confirmation email. *MASKS at this time are required ONLY for the UNVACCINATED) 
    • Friday, August 19, 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 7
    Register

    WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES FOR EASY REALISM with Deb Watson
    Learn to paint two realistic watercolors of a landscape and flowers during this fun workshop. You'll learn how salt, sponging and lifting can make watercolor painting easier AND more realistic. Everyone will go home with some beautiful paintings!
    TUITION: $75 MEM / $100 NON-MEM 

    (A Supply List, if required, is included with your completed registration confirmation email. To connect with your instructor, simply reply to your confirmation email. *MASKS at this time are required ONLY for the UNVACCINATED) 

    • Thursday, August 25, 2022
    • Thursday, September 01, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 13
    Register

    PORTRAIT INTENSIVE with Van Pafchek  This two-day workshop will be focused on drawing the portrait. Students will learn to identify and depict key forms related to the structure and anatomy of the head and upper body as they achieve a likeness of their subject. Techniques of sighting, drawing, and shading in the context of the portrait will be discussed and explored.

    In addition to drawing from a live model and other subjects, class will consist of live demos, group and individual critiques, and brief lectures. Students of all levels are welcome—from those who are new to the portrait to those who would like to refine existing skills. TUITION: $175 MEM / $200 NON-MEM (includes model fee*)
    *In case registration is lower than 4 students, there may be an additional model fee of $12-25, depending on the amount of students registered.

    (A Supply List, if required, is included with your completed registration confirmation email. To connect with your instructor, simply reply to your confirmation email. *MASKS at this time are required ONLY for the UNVACCINATED) 

    • Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    • Tuesday, October 25, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 8
    Register

    WATERCOLOR I with Deb Watson Tuesday's 9:30-12:30pm. (all levels)

    Learn to express yourself in this painting class structured for all levels of artists! The instructor will review basic painting techniques as well as help you to explore your painting style. More experienced artists will benefit through the weekly presentations and discussions on seeing beyond the photographic reference. TUITION: $175 MEM / $200 NON-MEM


    Supply List: 

    Bring what supplies you have for evaluation, and we'll do a group order once or twice during class if you need supplies. I'll supply any materials you may need for the first class or two.

    • Paint - colors to be discussed

    • Paper - arches 140 lb. cold pressed or your choice

    • Brushes - a soft wash brush and a size 6 round for detail, size 10 round optional.

    • Palette - any palette is fine

    • Misc. – 

    • Paper towels, masking tape, water bowl (YAA has extras), 

    • Pencil, 

    • Graphite paper (will supply this or make it during the first class), 

    • Rigid backing board slightly larger than your paper (we'll have cardboard in class), 

    Optional

    • Mr. Clean's Magic Eraser, 

    • salt, scraper 

    • credit card cut in half diagonally

    • small piece of natural sponge (will be provided)

    • Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    • Tuesday, October 25, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 10
    Register

    WATERCOLOR II with Deb Watson Tuesday's 1-4PM. (intermediate-advanced)

    Debi will take students step-by-step through many styles of watercolor painting.  Working from photographs, students will learn how to pick and apply the best colors to achieve glowing realism.  How to use the latest materials, fix problem areas and create a dynamic composition will also be covered. TUITION: $175 MEM / $200 NON-MEM

    Supply List: 

    Bring what supplies you have for evaluation, and we'll do a group order once or twice during class if you need supplies. I'll supply any materials you may need for the first class or two.

    • Paint - colors to be discussed

    • Paper - arches 140 lb. cold pressed or your choice

    • Brushes - a soft wash brush and a size 6 round for detail, size 10 round optional.

    • Palette - any palette is fine

    • Paper towels, masking tape, water bowl (YAA has extras), 

    • Pencil, 

    • Graphite paper (will supply this or make it during the first class), 

    • Rigid backing board slightly larger than your paper (we'll have cardboard in class), 

    Optional

    • Mr. Clean's Magic Eraser, 

    • salt, scraper 

    • credit card cut in half diagonally

    • small piece of natural sponge (will be provided)


    • Wednesday, September 07, 2022
    • Wednesday, October 26, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 11
    Register


    WATERCOLOR EXPLORATION with Kathy Becker  Wednesday's 9:30-12:30pm  (all levels)

    Come enjoy a relaxed atmosphere to explore the different qualities of watercolor. We will begin the session with landscape step-by-step demos, but the class will be encouraged to bring in their own sources to work from.  Individual help will be readily available to help the student through the process.  We will review techniques through demonstrations, learning tricks of the trade. The importance of choosing a color scheme and composition will be incorporated into each class. The steps of starting with a photo source, cropping, if necessary, value studies, and drawing using a good composition will help students gain the confidence they need to be able to paint independently! Students will be encouraged to experiment and explore their own interests. TUITION: $175 MEM / $200 NON-MEM


    Recommended Supplies:

    Feel free to substitute items unless noted.

    Watercolor block- 140 lb-12x16, recommended, OR sheets of watercolor paper, drawing board and masking tape

    Plastic Palette, with wells and areas for mixing colors

    Brushes:

    ¾” oval mop brush        

    ½”square flat wash/glaze brush

    #4 round brush

    These are just recommended. If you have others, bring them!

    Grumbacher Academy Watercolors- This is a good student grade watercolor paint and fine for beginners. If you have other brands that you wish to use, that is fine. One tube of each or bring what you have. Make sure to have a least the primary colors.

    Your Own photos to paint from, prints or photos on tablets/ipads work great

    Recommended watercolor colors:

    Alizarin Crimson

    Yellow ochre

    Cobalt Blue

    Vermillion Hue

    Cad Yellow

    Thalo Blue

    cadmium red or light

    Deep Hookers Green

    Or Winsor Blue Or Prussian Blue

    Burnt Sienna

    Ult Blue

    Sepia or Burnt Umber

    Pencil and Eraser-Gum or White Plastic, such as Facts

    Plastic container for water,

    Paper Towels

    Scrap paper for testing colors and practicing techniques- the back of old paintings work great or a less expensive pad of watercolor paper also works


    • Wednesday, September 07, 2022
    • Wednesday, October 26, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • YORK ART ASSOCIATION 220 S. MARSHALL ST
    • 12
    Register

    DRAWING FUNDAMENTALS with Van Pafchek Wednesday's 1-4PM (beginner-intermediate)

    Are you interested in learning how to draw, but unsure where to start? Are you a more experienced artist looking to get back to the basics and refine your skills?

    Drawing is a fundamental skill for any artist, but it can be a difficult process to navigate. This course will provide you with the tools necessary to move forward in your drawing journey with confidence and a greater sense of intention in your art. We will demonstrate and explore the methods of sighting, contours, value and shading as well as the elements of composition. Class time will consist of still life drawing, demos, and explanations, as well as group and  critiques.

    Join us in this safe, supportive, and learning environment as you grow in your drawing skills! Be inspired!   TUITION: $175 MEM / $200 NON-MEM

    SUPPLY LIST:

    Bring materials of your choosing for drawing and sketching.  Items to consider include the following:

    Pencils, pastel, conté, charcoal, pen and ink, watercolor, acrylics, oils, gouache, collage materials, digital media, etc.

    Range of Graphite Pencils OR Vine Charcoal & Compressed Charcoal (having both of these types of charcoal would be ideal)

    Kneaded eraser and standard eraser

    Pencil sharpener or crafting knife

    Any paper that is compatible with one’s chosen materials (watercolor paper if using watercolor)

    (Optional, for gesture drawing: vine charcoal and newsprint paper)

    (If Using Pencil) 14 x 17” or 18 x 24” Strathmore 400 series or Canson equivalent, white

    (If Using Charcoal) 14 x 17” or 18 x 24” Charcoal or pastel paper, white      

    • Wednesday, September 07, 2022
    • Wednesday, October 26, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • VIA ZOOM LINK
    • 14
    Register


    ONLINE WATERCOLOR with Deb Watson Wednesday's 1-4PM. (intermediate-advanced)

    Learn to paint with watercolor, take your painting to the next level or just have fun with paint. Via zoom, Deb will show you how to paint realistic watercolor the easiest way possible. Concepts are simplified and helpful tips and demos will explain every point. TUITION: $175 MEM/$200 NMEM

    Supply List: Set up at home with the supplies you are working with.

    • Wednesday, September 07, 2022
    • Wednesday, October 19, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 11
    Register



    DRAWING AWESOME ANIMALS & ANIME with Brad Gebhart Wednesday's 6-7:30pm (all levels, ages 12 and up)

    This class is for the tweens, teens and adults! Learn how to draw and paint your favorite animals!  In addition, we will add some Anime to the mix. You will learn how to draw in various style so that you can discover your favorite!  If you are interested in learning to draw and paint or would like more practice time, this will be a fun and relaxing class for you! All ages are welcome.  Supplies are pencil, pens, eraser, and sketchbook. (No class on 9/14) TUITION: $100 ALL

    SUPPLY LIST: pencil, pens, sketchpad and eraser.



    • Thursday, September 08, 2022
    • Thursday, October 27, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 13
    Register

    OPEN STUDIO with Jane Wolfgang
    Thursday's 10-12pm (all levels, all mediums)

    Are you looking to spend some time working on your art? Looking for some inspiration or a change of pace? Would you like to meet some new, creative people to learn from and collaborate with? Fall is a great time to recharge and refocus. Why not join us for Open Studio and invest in yourself and your art. You will have the opportunity to share and discuss ideas with others, engage in critiques in a safe and supportive environment. It’s time to finish that canvas! Bring the supplies you need for the medium you're working in. TUITION: $125 MEM / $150 NON-MEM

    Supply List: Bring the supplies you have for the medium you are working in.

    • Thursday, September 08, 2022
    • Thursday, October 27, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • YORK ART ASSOCIATION 220 S. MARSHALL ST
    • 13
    Register

    LIFE & PORTRAIT DRAWING STUDIO with Van Pafchek Thursday's 1-4PM (all levels)

    Yes, you can draw and paint portraits and people!  But it does take practice and time to learn! Join us for in a supportive yet instructive environment to learn, hone your skills and practice.  This will be a life drawing course featuring a cast or live model for each session. You will be encouraged to bring in and use any materials of your choosing.  You will have your own time and space to explore your image-making processes, while receiving individualized feedback. Foundational topics around life drawing will be discussed and explored including gesture drawing, value and shading techniques, general anatomy, and image composition. Class time will consist of drawing from life, brief lectures as well as group and individual critiques to help each other improve. All Model fees are included. TUITION: $225 MEM / $250 NON-MEM

    SUPPLY LIST:

    Bring materials of your choosing for drawing and sketching.  Items to consider include the following:

    Pencils, pastel, conté, charcoal, pen and ink, watercolor, acrylics, oils, gouache, collage materials, digital media, etc.

    Range of Graphite Pencils OR Vine Charcoal & Compressed Charcoal (having both of these types of charcoal would be ideal)

    Kneaded eraser and standard eraser

    Pencil sharpener or crafting knife

    Any paper that is compatible with one’s chosen materials (watercolor paper if using watercolor)

    (Optional, for gesture drawing: vine charcoal and newsprint paper)

    (If Using Pencil) 14 x 17” or 18 x 24” Strathmore 400 series or Canson equivalent, white

    (If Using Charcoal) 14 x 17” or 18 x 24” Charcoal or pastel paper, white      

    • Friday, September 09, 2022
    • Friday, November 04, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 15
    Register



    REALISTIC DRAWING FOR HOMESCHOOLERS (Ages 8 & Up) with Jessie Groft  Friday's 10-12pm

    Suitable for students who have achieved basic mastery of drawing fundamentals - such as shape/edge, value, measurement and perspective (space) and are interested in taking their art to the next level. Focus will be on continued development of drawing skills to achieve greater accuracy and realism. Students will work on drawing projects in graphite, charcoal and other dry mediums using a classical training approach. For students enrolling for the first time: A teacher evaluation of the student's work will be required to complete enrollment. (No class on 9/30) TUITION: $100 ALL

    SUPPLY LIST: 
    9x12 inch sketchpad for dry media (at least 70lb)

    A set of graphite drawing pencils (HB, or B)

    A set of charcoal pencils

    Kneaded eraser (any kind)

    Plastic (polymer) eraserA pack of blending stumps

    Optional supplies:Tombow Mono Zero Eraser

    Proportional Scale Divider

    Long Point Pencil Sharpener





    • Friday, September 09, 2022
    • Friday, November 04, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 11
    Register

    DRAWING & PAINTING ART CLUB FOR HOMESCHOOLERS (Ages 8 & Up) with Jessie Groft  Friday's 1-3pm

    Let’s get together to make art! In this fun and relaxed environment, students can follow along with teacher-led lessons that will explore different art mediums, artistic influences and styles. Students can also opt to work on their own projects and receive teacher feedback. (No class on 9/30)  TUITION: $100 ALL

    SUPPLY LIST: All supplies included.

    • Saturday, September 10, 2022
    • Saturday, October 29, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 10
    Register

    "HANDS ON" ART HISTORY (Ages 5-8) with Kate Rush Saturday's 10:30-12pm 

    Students will learn about famous artists and create work inspired by their specific art styles. In this class they will have the opportunity to use different mediums and use many new art concepts. They will learn about color theory, perspective and composition. They will be creating a new piece of art every week. This fall we will feature: Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali and Jackson Pollock. TUITION: $100 ALL

    SUPPLY LIST: All supplies included.

    • Saturday, September 10, 2022
    • Saturday, November 05, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 10
    Register

    DRAWING & PAINTING ART CLUB (Ages 8-15) with Jessie Groft  Saturday's 1-3pm

    Let’s get together to make art! In this fun and relaxed environment, students can follow along with teacher-led lessons that will explore different art mediums, artistic influences and styles. Students can also opt to work on their own projects and receive teacher feedback. (No class on 10/1.)  TUITION: $100 ALL

    SUPPLY LIST: All supplies included.

    • Monday, September 12, 2022
    • Monday, November 07, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 10
    Register



    EXPRESSIVE LANDSCAPE PAINTING with Anita Williams, Monday's 12:30-3:30pm 

    Learn to express yourself in this painting class structured for all levels of artists! The instructor will review basic painting techniques as well as help you to explore your painting style. More experienced artists will benefit through the weekly presentations and discussions on seeing beyond the photographic reference. No class on 10/17) TUITION: $175 MEM / $200 NON-MEM


    SUPPLY LIST:

    BRING WHAT MATERIALS YOU HAVE ON HAND.  The following are my recommended materials.

    You may choose to work in oil paint, acrylic paint, pastel, watercolor or any other method.

    Here are suggested material lists:

    Paint Support:   Painting Support (Pre-Primed Canvas, canvas board, gessoed watercolor paper) Please use at least a 11x14 canvas.  Instructor has a few available.

    Blick Studio Stretched Cotton Canvas (dickblick.com)

    Blick Artists' Acrylic Gesso | BLICK Art Materials (dickblick.com)

    Liquitex Acrylic Gessos | BLICK Art Materials (dickblick.com)

    Palette:   Paper Palette, Plexiglass or Wood to organize paints 

    Blick Studio Disposable Palette Pads 4.7 out of 5 stars $4.24 - $19.08 Choose Options (dickblick.com)

    Richeson Grey Matters Paper Palette 4.7 out of 5 stars $4.49 - $15.57 Choose Options (dickblick.com)

    Paints:    Any brand, Colors Suggested:  Ultramarine blue, Ultramarine violet, pthalo blue, sap green, cadmium yellow medium, cadmium yellow pale, cadmium red light, Thio violet, Titanium white, Burnt sienna. 

    Blick Studio Oil Paints and Sets | BLICK Art Materials (dickblick.com)

    Winsor & Newton Winton Oil Paints and Sets 4.7 out of 5 stars $4.41 - $50.80 Choose Options (dickblick.com)

    Liquitex Basics Acrylic Paints and Sets 4.8 out of 5 stars $5.09 - $73.00 Choose Options (dickblick.com)

    Blick Studio Acrylic Paints and Sets | BLICK Art Materials (dickblick.com)

    Brushes:  Selection of bristle brushes Flat, round, filberts.  Synthetic mongoose brushes (Monarchs by Winsor & Newton).   Sizes 2-8.  Always start with larger brushes.

    Winsor & Newton Blick Masterstroke Golden Taklon Brushes 4.7 out of 5 stars $3.18 - $9.62 Choose Options (dickblick.com)Monarch Brushes | BLICK Art Materials (dickblick.com)

    Palette knives:  To move and mix paint

    Purchase Below (dickblick.com)

    Mediums and Containers:  I use Liquin or Turpenoid Natural for oils.   Avoid harsh chemical turpentine. Water can be used for Acrylic or Acrylic matte or gloss mediums.   Empty cat food and tuna fish cans work well to hold mediums.

    Winsor & Newton Liquin Original Medium $6.35 - $63.05 4 out of 5 stars (dickblick.com)

    Weber Turpenoid Natural | BLICK Art Materials (dickblick.com)

    Rags or paper towels

    Brush cleaner – I use the Masters Brush soap.

    Miscellaneous:  Bag to hold supplies, Jars or vases to hold brushes.  Apron or painting shirt

    Sketchbook, pencil, erasers.

    • Monday, September 12, 2022
    • Monday, November 07, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • York Art Association 220 S. Marshall St York, PA 17402
    • 15
    Register



    ACRYLIC & OIL PAINTING I with Penelope Grumbine 
    Monday's 6-9PM (beginner to intermediate)

    Are you a beginner that would like to take some time to learn the basics of painting? Are you a more experienced painter but would like to experiment with both acrylic and oil and mature your techniques? This class is for YOU! You will be introduced to how to lay out a color palette and the basics of mixing colors. You will have the opportunity to use acrylic and/ or oil medium as both will be demonstrated. Experiment with brush strokes and the painting knife.

    The elements of structure and space in a composition and the use of light will be emphasized. Sketches from life, or even your own still life objects can be used as you explore and learn! (No class on 10/31) TUITION: $175 MEM / $200 NON-MEM

    SUPPLY LIST: 

    You may choose to work in oil paint, acrylic paint, pastel, watercolor or any other method.
    Here are suggested material lists: Paint Support: Painting Support (Canvas, canvas board, gessoed watercolor paper)
    Please use at least a 11x14 canvas.
    Palette: Paper Palette, Plexiglass or Wood to organize paints
    Paints: Any brand (Student grade to professional grade depending on your experience and budget), Colors Suggested: Ultramarine blue, Ultramarine violet, pthalo blue, sap green, cadmium yellow medium, cadmium yellow pale, cadmium red light, Dioxizine Purple, Alizarin Crimson, Titanium white, Burnt sienna. (Different brands have different spellings) Optional Colors: Thio Violet (Grumbacher), Brilliant Yellow Light (Richeson), Naples Yellow, Burnt Umber.
    Brushes: Selection of bristle brushes Flat, round, filberts. Synthetic mongoose brushes (Monarchs by Winsor & Newton). Sizes 2-12. Always start with larger brushes. Palette knives: To move and mix paint- metal is preferred for wooden supports , plastic will be fine for mixing Mediums and Containers: I use Liquin or Turpenoid Natural for oils. Avoid harsh chemical turpentine. Water can be used for Acrylic or Acrylic matte or gloss mediums. Acrylic paint extender by Matisse. Empty cat food and tuna fish cans work well to hold mediums.
    Small plastic lidded containers (if you mix paint that you will want to keep and store until you complete the work) Rags or paper towels Brush cleaner – Masters Brush soap or Fels Naptha ( wrap in a sheet of aluminum foil or place in a small lidded container)
    Miscellaneous: Bag to hold supplies, Jars or vases to hold brushes. Apron or painting shirt Pastels: Your choice of pastels, pastel paper, fixative, ( unscented hairspray is very affordable and less caustic)rags or paper towels for cleaning easels. Reference Photos: You may print your own photos, copyright free photo references or use an I-pad.


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