Christina Ramos           
Classes and Workshops

 Class and Workshop Descriptions
Golden Acrylic Lecture Demonstration
    This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrtylics, guiding listeners through the basics while opening up new possibilities.  Gain information about mineral and modern pigments an how this relates to clean color mixing, glazing and the creation of fabulous new colors.  Learn the unique properties of Fluids, Heavy Body, OPEN and High Flow Acrylics.  discover Interference and Iridescent paints for unusual effects.  Get comprehensive overview on the many Gels and Mediums and how they can change texture, saturation and intensity of color, use for sculptural effects and more.  The lecture includes a review of Grounds that create truly, contemporary surfaces for painting, drawing, pastel, digital printing and mixed media.  Each lecture includes an array of examples of these materials put to use.  Attendees leave the lecture enthusiastic to explore the extensive potential of acrylic painting.  The lecture also includes a brief introduction to our non acrylic products, Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colors and QoR Watercolor.

Acrylic 101-Learning to paint realistically in Acrylic
     This class covers the basics of painting with acrylics.  Whether you are a beginner or an experienced painter, this is the class for you.  Learn fundamental tachniques used by the instructor to create realistic images.  Each student will have individual attention, and the instructor will demonstrate all the techniques used to paint a small still life.  

Painting the Portrait in Acrylic
    This class will cover the fundamentals of painting the portrait in acrylic.  the instructor will demonstrate the techniques needed to paint a realistic portrait.  Students will follow along as they paint from a photograph.  Students must have good drawing skills and previous painting experience.

Acrylic Skins, Pours and Image Transfers
     Have fun in this non objective class.  Learn how to make your own acrylic skins, and use them in your paintings, collages, or craft projects. Also learn how to make your own handmade paper and image transfers using Golden's extensive line of Gels and Pastes.   Each student will make several skins to take home and utilize some pre-made skins in an art project of their choice.

Mono Printing with OPEN Acrylics and Gelli Plates
You no longer need a press to make Mono Prints. Come learn to create  one of a kind prints using Gelli Plates, and OPEN Acrylics. Create unique  art prints suitable for framing, pages for journals, or personalized handmade books.  All paint is supplied by Golden.

May 2
Pasadena Society of Artists
The Blinn House
160 North Oakland Ave
Pasadena CA
626 389-0390

May 9
Mono Printing with OPEN Acrylic and Gelli Plates
Continental Art Supply
7041 Reseda Blvd
Reseda, CA 91335
818 345-1044

May 30
Acrylic Skins, Pours and Image Transfers
Continental Art Supply
7041 Reseday Blvd
Reseda CA 91335
818 345-1044

July 7 - Aug 11
Painting the Still Life in Acrylic
Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art
16926 Saticoy St
Van Nuys 91406
(818) 708-9232

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