Acrylic Brushes

Acrylic Fridays with Rosalie, April 2020

​If you're new to acrylics, come join us in this relaxed and non-intimidating atmosphere of creative fun! If you're familiar with the medium, join with other creative people, and perhaps learn some new techniques. We will focus on creating movement, energy, and atmosphere in our paintings. There will be ongoing demonstrations, and individual attention and guidance in each class. You will become familiar with color mixing, glazing, brush loading, and how to manipulate the brush with fewer strokes to achieve the desired results. Helpful handouts will be provided and reviewed, detailing the various acrylic paints, brushes, and much more.

Bring a snack for our short break. All supplies will be provided. For those wishing to bring their own materials please see below for the list of suggested supplies for the first class.​

Table, floor easels, brushes, and water buckets will be supplied.

Material List

  • 11 X 14 stretched canvas
  • Gray kneaded eraser
  • Pad of 9 X 12 paper palette
  • Paper towels or rags
  • Smock or old shirt


DO NOT buy in boxed sets. The amount is too small in each tube. Buy minimum 2.0 OZ. tubes of:

  • Sap Green
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Burnt Umber
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Cadmium Yellow Hue
  • Cadmium Orange Hue
  • Lemon Yellow
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Cadmium Red Medium or Light
  • Ivory Black
  • Purple or violet.
  • Also a 6 OZ tube of Titanium White (we'll use lots of it)

Our classes and workshops are open to students of all abilities and needs. We are currently unable to provide one-on-one instruction, though we will make every attempt to address accommodations for full and successful engagement whenever possible.
If a student requires individual supports, parent/guardian/PCA/teacher/ABA Therapists/etc are welcome to attend.
Please contact Christine Ernst, Director of Education, for more information at