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      NEW Acrylic Weekday Classes with Jen Livia in Ventura


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      April 25, 2019

      Thursday   5:30 PM (on various days)

      4601 Telephone Road
      Ventura, California 93003

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      NEW Acrylic Weekday Classes with Jen Livia

      This bi-weekly series is an introduction to all of the basics and beyond of what you can do with Acrylics of all kinds and Acrylic Mediums.  This is a great series for any level of Acrylic Painter, with each class can be taken independently or all together to build on your knowledge.  Jen has lots of samples for each class and will send you home with notes and exercises each week to further your Acrylic skills. All class reservations must be made in advance and cannot be cancelled or changed less than 72 hours prior to class. Sorry, no exceptions. Choose to take each class separately or sign up for the whole series. Those who sign up for 6 or more classes will get a FREE GOLDEN Paints and Mediums Starter Kit a $50 value (includes 3 Heavy Body Paints, 2 OPEN Acrylic Paints, 3 Fluid Acrylic Paints, 3 High Flow paints and 4 GOLDEN Mediums and 1 Interference Paint).   Commanding Color Thursday, March 14th 5:30-8:30pm $49 each or $64 with Supplies Learn all about color and your paints.  Jen will explain the difference between modern colors, minerals, translucent and opaques as well as what happened when you combine multiple types of colors.  Bring your paints and we will explore your own color palette as you learn ways to layer your paints to achieve dynamic compositions. We will work on several color mixing exercises that will lead to great beginnings for paintings.  Supplies needed for class: Bring your Heavy Body Acrylics, Fluids and High Flows, brushes.  Small painting surfaces will be provided.   Exploring GOLDEN Pastes and Gels Thursday, March 14th 5:30-8:30pm $64 Includes all Supplies Ever stand there looking at the wide variety of GOLDEN mediums on the shelf and want to learn to play with them but just don’t know where to start?  If so this is the perfect class, you will learn what all of the GOLDEN Grounds, Pastes and Gels can do for your paintings.  We will make your own sample canvas with all of the mediums so you can get a real understanding of what each one does, when you might want to add it to your piece and go home with a wide range of inspiration.  There are so many fun ways you can play with the different mediums on the shelf and Jen will help inspire you and teach you how to correctly use them.  All supplies will be included in this class, but if you already have some and want to learn what yours do please feel free to bring them along too.Mixed Media Transfer with GOLDEN Gels Thursday, April 11th 5:30-8:30pm $49 each or $64 with Supplies Test out a variety of Golden Grounds and Gels as you create your own mixed media piece on canvas.   You will learn some of the applications for Golden’s Fluid Matte Medium to transfer your image onto canvas and add colors with Golden Hi-Flow and Fluid Acrylics.  You can then choose which mediums you would like to add into your painting to add textured and dimension to your piece.  Jen will provide a variety of samples of what the Golden Gels and Grounds for you be inspired by.  We have a wide variety of images for you to be inspired from our bring your own (all transfer images must be Laser Printed images not ink jet.) Supplies needed for class: Metallic Acrylic Painting Workshop Thursday, April 25th 5:30-8:30pm $64 with All Supplies Included Explore the many fun Golden Metallic, Mica, Irridescent and Interference paints as you lean to combine them using with a variety of washes, paint, stencils, layers and more.  Each of these metallic products are fun on their own but become magical when mixed with Fluid Acrylics and applied in layers.  Jen will teach you a variety of fun techniques to mix these products with paint, use them as a base and add them as detail.  This class is all about exploring and having fun while creating a painting full of colorful layers and multiple textures. Textured Painting with GOLDEN Gels and Stencils Thursday, May 23rd 5:30-8:30pm $49 each or $64 with Supplies Paint 2-3 colorful under-paintings with any paint you choose, we will work on different color combinations in our paints to capture a feeling for your painting.  You can then choose from a wide variety of stencils that we will use create a gel or paste pattern over it.  Add final details with another later of paint or leave it as is.  This class will allow you to explore several GOLDEN products and how they interact with paint under, over and mixed in with them.  Supplies needed for class: 2-3 small canvases (4x4-6x6), paints and brushes.  GOLDEN Gels , GOLDEN  Pastes and Stencils will be provided.   3D Painting Creating Depth with Heavy Gels and Acrylics Thursday, June 6th 5:30-8:30pm $49 each or $64 with Supplies Learn to combine GOLDEN Gels with Fluid and High Flow Acrylics to create textural elements in your painting using various palette knives.  You will learn what the difference is between the various GOLDEN Gels, when to use each, how to mix paint into them and a variety of fun ways to apply the gels to any surface.  We will use the products to create leaves, tree bark, dimensional waves, clouds and much more. Choose to create one larger or several smaller sketches.   Supplies needed for class: Your choice 1 11x14 Canvas/ Canvas Board, or several 5x7 or 8x10 canvases/ canvas boards, Fluid Acrylic Paints, Heavy Gel Medium and Brushes.  Jen will provide a variety of different types of pallet knives and sample pictures for inspiration.   Tips, Tricks and Techniques Thursday, June 20th 5:30-8:30pm $49 each or $64 with Supplies Ever wonder how an artist achieved a certain technique or why your just not getting the effect you want in your painting or just want to learn a variety of fun new ways to look at painting?  Then this is the class for you.  Jen has over 20 years of painting experience and will lead you through several exercises to give you inspiration and learn a variety of easy ways to fix any problem and make your work magical.  This is also a great class to bring paintings you have been working on and don't know where to go next or have had troubles with and need a "fix".Supplies needed for class: Canvas, Pints, Brushes.

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      This event repeats on various days: Jun 6, Jun 20

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.