"Acrylic Painting Exploration with Peggy Richard
Class: Thursdays Nov. 9, 16, 30; Dec. 14, 28 (5 classes)
Time: 12:30-3:30 PM
Location: SAA 130 Main Street, Historic Sandwich Town Hall Sandwich, MA
Cost: $150 members/$175 non-members
9 x 12 spiral sketchbook/pencils/ruler/eraser
5 stretched painting canvases, squares or rectangles between 10 x 10 inches – 11 x 14 inches
A large wet palette with cover like: Masterson 16 x 12 plastic palette (Michaels) or what I use is: Reynolds Freezer Wrap masking taped to the table (found at Stop and Shop)
1 metal palette knife
some assorted mid-grade acrylic brushes
Heavy body acrylic paints in tubes (Golden or Liquitex brands preferred 2 oz or 5 oz depending on your budget)
Titanium White ( 5 oz needed)
Cadmium Red Medium
Cadmium Yellow Medium
Cadmium Yellow Light
Mars Black or Paynes Grey
jar of gesso
a bottle of extender to slow paint drying
Bring what you can for the first class. We will be discussing materials, and I will share what you may not have yet.
If you have questions, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructor: Peggy Richard
Peggy Richard holds a BA and MEd in Art Education and taught art for 34 years in north central Massachusetts before relocating to Cape Cod in 2013. Her primary medium is acrylic, but she also enjoys drawing, watercolor, mixed media and collage.
She is a juried member at the Cape Cod Art Center, a member of the Falmouth Art Center, and a member of the Sandwich Arts Alliance, where she has taught acrylic painting. Her art has been included in many juried regional and national exhibits throughout Massachusetts.
Some selected honors include: First Place in Water Media, The National, CCAC, 2022; Best of Show, All Work Square, Creative Arts Center Chatham, 2019; and Best of Show, The National CCAC, 2018. Peggy had her second one- woman show, Forest Reverie, at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in 2021.
Peggy lives in Sandwich with her husband Mike and works from her home studio where her art can be viewed by appointment. She is on Instagram: peggyrichardart