PHOTO TO CANVAS
Sarah Stifler Lucas
Advance your skills, technique, and personal style using acrylics or oils and a photo reference to inspire your piece. Bring your favorite photographs, magazine images, calendar pictures, etc., and explore the process of transforming them into your own work of art. Instructor demonstrations focus on design, composition, and value. Previous painting experience recommended.
Thursdays, 9:30am – 12:30pm or
1pm – 4pm
March 30 – April 27
Members $230 / Non-Members $270
Class Supply List
Primary colors for oils or acrylics. (Recommended colors: Alizarin crimson, cadmium red, yellow ochre, cadmium yellow, and Prussian blue) and white.
A set of brushes in assorted sizes and shapes.
Odorless turpentine or paint thinner (if working in oils)
A jar for water or turpentine.
A palette or plastic tray at least 10 inches across (not the smaller styles with the little compartments).
Roll of paper towel
Stretched canvas or canvas board (no smaller than 8×10). Please pre-tint the canvas a light neutral color.
Photographs to use for reference. Suggestions: landscape, still life, floral, architecture, figure, or portrait.
Note: This class is designed to use an image as inspiration and as a guide to be interpreted and altered to fit your desire. These could be post cards, calendar pages, photographs, or magazine images. Feel free to bring an assortment to pick from during the first class.