Lisa Daria Kennedy – Bold, Expressive Color!

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 will focus on how to make those colors sing! Heighten your perception and use of color by learning ways to exaggerate and enhance what you see. We’ll tap into a personal color palette, take control of value, and generate clean, bold and unexpected color solutions. All levels are welcome.


• Demystify values
• Heighten contrast
• Manipulate lights and darks
• Create imaginative, bold and personal color choices


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Day 2 (8/3/19)

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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