Acrylics with Barry & Lucy Mccann
Barry & Lucy’s class for the 2019 Summer Retreat is sold out!
Make sure you’re on the waitlist in case more spots become available. In the mean time there are a range of other classes available as part of this retreat and don’t worry if a place becomes available in this class we’ll let you switch.Waitlist open
A Considered Approach in Acrylics
Skill: All levels
Materials: Approx. $300*
Learn how to achieve an oil-like look to your work using acrylic paint with Barry & Lucy McCann.
Acrylic paints are a great alternative to using oil paints and this course will specifically show you the materials, equipment and methods Barry & Lucy use to achieve the (oil-like) vibrancy and depth they are so well known for.
With an emphasis on observing, interpreting and recording light this workshop will cover an array of topics including:
- Preparation and planning (including drawing)
- Paint application techniques (including colour mixing)
- Hints, tips and tricks of the trade (including keeping your acrylics workable)
Their painting style in considered and methodical, leaving nothing to chance and ensuring a successful art piece every time. Barry and Lucy’s patience and individual attention will guarantee an enjoyable and rich learning experience; leaving you with a smorgasbord of techniques from which you can build your own method.Materials list
About Barry & Lucy
Both full time artists, Lucy & Barry McCann are a husband & wife team who produce works largely on a commission basis. Their demonstrations, teaching & judging skills are sought after by art societies and groups throughout Australia & overseas.
They have achieved numerous prizes & awards with their work and are represented in many private & corporate collections globally. They have appeared on the TV series “Colour in your Life” and Barry has just released a DVD series titled “My Acrylic Method”.
Their style would be considered impressionist and representational.