Mixed Media: Acrylic Animals with Lexi Grenzer (Mondays am or Thursdays pm)

Mixed Media: Acrylic Animals with Lexi Grenzer (Mondays am or Thursdays pm)

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Class Details: Mixed Media: Acrylic Animals with Lexi

When: Two Days and Times Available (Same Zoom link for both dates and times – join anytime you like)

Mondays: May 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th and June 6th

Or

Thursdays: May 12th, 19th, 26th, June 2nd and 9th

Time: Mondays 9:30 am to 11:30 am PST and Thursdays 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm PST

What: Mixed media backgrounds w/ decoupage, stencils and texture, basic sketching and acrylic painting

Where: Zoom Live Lesson (recording to follow several hours after class)

Join me for a paws-itively vibrant and fun time creating mixed media backgrounds and applying acrylic animal paintings to them! No experience necessary, just join us and have some painty fun.

  1. Wk1: Creating 4 mixed media backgrounds for entire session
  2. Wk2: French Bulldog
  3. Wk3: Hare
  4. Wk4: Highland Cow
  5. Wk5: Owl (however Puffin image included just in case you'd like to swap)

Can’t make class date and time? No worries, as usual the lessons will be recorded and available for download!

Supplies:

  • Acrylic Paints (a wide variety of basic acrylic paints is fun, but use what you have, even chalk paints are awesome)
  • Optional (if you want to trace your animal photo) Saral Transfer Paper in Gray or Black)
  • Mixing Palette (plastic or even a paper plate with do)
  • Optional - Posca White Acrylic Pen (fine tip) - Any and all posca markers are welcome but not mandatory
  • Spray bottle for water or Mini Mister
  • Optional - Stencils and small piece of bubble wrap (I'll be using mostly font stencils this round)
  • Pencil/Eraser
  • Metal Stylus or Pen
  • Saral Transfer Paper (gray or black)
  • Magazine Pages, old envelopes, cardstock, scrapbook paper, vintage paper, paper doilies – anything to create your decoupage backgrounds (I’m cutting all my pieces in 2” x 2” squares)
  • 9” x 12” canvas panels or mixed media journal or watercolor paper (if you opt for loose paper, consider getting some painters tape and having a hard surface to tape it to)
  • Mod Podge or Matte Gel Medium
  • Palette knife or makeup sponge or stencil brush – for applying your paint through stencils
  • Optional Aquarelle Stabilo Black Pencil
  • Heat tool
Mixed Media brushes (for glue and/or acrylic paints, one small for detail work, one medium and one large ¾” or 1” is good