Saturday Acrylics: Landscape Stream & Waterfall

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Course Description:

Learn the parts of a Waterfall and how these contribute to the believability and gesture of this wonderful landscape icon.  Demonstrations are in acrylic, but will work well for watercolor and other media also. Beginners through intermediate welcome.

Offering 1F21: Saturday, Nov 27 2021, 9:30am to 1:00pm, Credo Christian High School 21846 52 Ave Langley

Instructor Bio:

Tony O’Regan was born in Cork, Ireland in a house called Santa Lucia, built by his uncle, Mark, a singer in the big band era. He grew up Canada and in Florida, and was educated in Art and Architecture. He painted many paintings and designed many buildings. Tony painted in Paris and the West Coast of Ireland. He taught Art and Design in major universities for over 20 years, including Emily Carr Univ. and UBC. He uses his skills in architecture, perspective, and landscape design to compose his images of what things are and what they might be. He drinks coffee at the Pelican Rouge and sketches gulls by the great White Rock as they ‘gyre and gimble’ in the waves.

Tony continues to create a collection of hundreds of his demonstrations and teaching videos as well as other useful content for artists, teachers, students and design school applicants at   www.toregan.com   and www.artcentro.com
Email  toregan@ecuad.ca

Recommended Materials for  DRAWING CLASSES:

Pencils: HB,  plus a 2b or 4b, white vinyl eraser, kneaded eraser,  or any type

Conte: 2 sticks, 2b or  4b      PLUS   Charcoal: 4 sticks – compressed charcoal SQUARE section, not round

Paper – 11 x 17 individual sheets (like printer paper) – 10-20 sheets

Recommended Materials for  Acrylic Classes BEGINNING OR INTERMEDIATE:

2 Acrylic-type Brushes: one flat  for shapes  ¾”  to 1” ; one point (also called a round) for details   #6 or #8 – bring whatever other brushes you have to the first class.

6 Acrylic Paint tube colours  (shown in order of preference):  ONE RED (a deep crimson such as alizarin or rose madder or quinochridon), ONE YELLOW (any spectrum yellow like hansa),  ONE BLUE (ultramarine), ONE GREEN (viridian or pthalo),  ONE small tube BLACK (small tube – any black), ONE WHITE ( large tube titanium only) You tend to use a lot of white with acrylic paint.

Note – Treat all paints with proper care – They are professional materials. Buy from reputable makers/suppliers, READ THE LABELS – Use as directed by manufacturer. Keep away from food,  pets and children. Use gloves or barrier cream. Avoid skin contact. Always wash hands.

One roll of paper towel / Pencil HB, paper for notes

Palette – Your choice, large ceramic dollar store or plastic plates are useful.

A SMALL spritzer fine water spray bottle

Water containers  – such as – yogurt bucket.

At least two canvasses 16 x 20  (stretched canvas is best, or your preference) Bring one to first class and get more as needed. We will discuss then.

Course Number: HC76
Instructor: Tony O'Regan
Semester: Fall 2021
Classroom: Credo Christian High School 21846 52 Ave Langley
Start Date: Nov 27
End Date: Nov 27
Start Time: 9:30am
End Time: 1:00pm
Class Capacity: 16
Course Price: $64.99
Number of Sessions: 1


Additional information


Offering 1F21: Saturday, Nov 27 2021, 9:30am to 1:00pm, Credo Christian High School 21846 52 Ave Langley