Lisa Daria Kennedy – 30 Minute Painting

Duration of Class: One Day (6 Hours) // Medium: Acrylic (Oil painters welcome/Gamsol only for thinner and Linseed only for medium) // Skill Level: All

Cost: $240-$270


This workshop is full! Please contact to be added to the waitlist.

This workshop will explore how to create fast, loose, gestural paintings – made with intention and without fussing. A series of energetic painting exercises will unleash that feeling of spontaneity in your work. We’ll simplify the painting process, pick up the pace and learn ways to circumvent overworking a painting. All levels are welcome.


• Create quick, decisive paintings
• Overcome the need to fuss
• Engage in spontaneous, gestural mark making


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Day 3 (8/4/19)

Class Size

Min # of students: 10
Max # of students: 18

Supply List

  • Colors
  • Alizarin Crimson Hue Permanent
  • Cadmium Red Medium or Napthol Red (cad red is often on backorder)
  • Cadmium Yellow Light
  • Cadmium Yellow Medium
  • Phthalo blue (green shade)
  • Ultramarine Blue (green shade)
  • Titanium White
  • Optional color (great for pinks) - Quinacridone Magenta
  • Brushes
  • 2 Windsor and Newton University Bright #8 Series 237
  • 1 Windsor and Newton University Bright #12 Series 237
  • Miscellaneous
  • Paper towels
  • Spray bottle for water - a travel hairspray bottle for a fine mist is recommended Disposable palette
  • View Catcher
  • Spot light (clip on, from hardware store is fine)
  • Light Bulb – a flood light/spotlight is preferred for type of light
  • Empty container for water to wash brushes in - anything will do –
  • Easel, tabletop or freestanding - My setup is from
  • Panel Holder (optional) -
  • Still Life Objects
  • Fruit, vegetables, vessels, fabric - we are painting small panels, so make sure objects/vases are on the smaller size - small jars like honey, mustard, etc. work great.

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