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Acrylic Class w/ Gordon Meggison (3 hour sessions, 6 weeks)

Fridays -  January 12, 19, 29 and February 2    10am-1pm
Cost: $130.00 (not including materials)

Starting we will break down a photo of a landscape and build it back up following Gordon's painting methodology. This class is designed to launch you into an understanding of the incredible choices you have using this amazing modern paint medium. We'll cover color theory, basic form construction, gray scales in process, but quickly move to composition and concentrate on skills that will improve and bring life to your acrylic painting. Composition and under glazing will be established as an important first step. A variety of mediums will be introduced as we go that can aid the flow of the paints to achieve brilliant results. We will cover how to get colors to look brighter, using many glazing and textural overlay effects. 

Gordon Meggison lives in Jacksonville and was educated at Jacksonville University. In 1992, his French Light/Florida Light art show was hosted by the Sisters Cities Association of Jacksonville and Nantes, France, featuring "pleine aire" watercolors. He now paints full time and teaches watercolor, oils, and acrylics.

Materials List

Small prestretched canvases (10” X12”or 16”X20” , your choice) 
Set of Bright White #4, 6, 8 Filberts and #4, 6 and 8 Bright white nylonswith short square tips
(2” soft painters brush nylon high quality
SMALL Whale tale (triangle shape) metal palette knife
A Stays-Wet large closeable plastic palette,be sure to get shammy and disposeable paper palettes for the inside
brush cleaning - plastic containers for thinning color and cleaning brushes
Paper towels and Flat 3” X 5” kitchen sponge
pencil, kneaded eraser


PAINT COLORS: Golden Acrylics Only
(No Basics, Artist Loft, Academy, Galleria, or Master Touch Paints)

titanium white big tube
cadmium yellow
cobalt blue
cerulean blue
cadmium red
rose madder
sap green
raw sienna
chrome oxide green
burnt sienna
burnt umber 

Class participants receive a "SPECIAL 25% DISCOUNT"
on all art supplies.