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Pop Art Your Pet Photo & Paint It on Canvas (2 Hr Class With Prework)

Class
Lovejoy
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(23)
2-hour class - How much do you LOVE your pet!? Let paint your pet in a fun colorful POP Art style

Class experience

  • 1- Students will learn how to transfer an image outline (your pet) to the surface 2- Learn about brush pressure for outlining 3- Start to get comfortable with painting (or other supplies you are using) 4- Fill in their subject with fun (or realistic) colors 5- Be Kind to themselves if a "Happy accident" happens during their creative process 6- That painting is fun and can be relaxing
Homework Offered
Pre-class Work- The student will learn how to edit and print their pet photo - (mini-course here - https://youtu.be/ChiwcumZRjo) Transfer the pet photo to the surface using a graphite pencil (or carbon paper) The student will trace the outline of the printed photo onto the surface (video demo - https://youtu.be/DEAkwIlCBOQ ) Please have the pet photo transferred to the surface when attending the live session. and question during that process just message Lovejoy
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Painting Supply list - Link to master supply list here  (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1sd70hF5zaGYr8I_5jLLtbMup7viAE0L0rqLy3ww1u40/edit?usp=sharing)

Purchase from Amazon, Micheals, art store, etc.

Acrylic Paint: WHITE, BLUE, YELLOW, RED, GREEN, BLACK, ORANGE, PURPLE, RAW SIENNA, BURNT SIENNA
Brushes - 3 brushes
Surface - canvas
Printed pet photo & graphite pencil

Wear old clothes or an apron
Paper plate for mixing
Water cup
Paper towel or rag
table cloth or newspaper to protect the tabletop
camera to take progress photos
good attitude

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SUPPLY DETAILS

Surface to paint on Options:  
Recommended Sizes - 8x10 in, 9x12in, 11x14in.  

Stretched Canvas or Canvas Panel
(Optional - heavy Watercolor paper & watercolors)

Brushes: 3 brushes
Large flat brush
Medium flat brush  
Small Pointy Brush 
*synthetic acrylic brushes are the best and most affordable
**the Artist loft brand brushes are GREAT to purchase Micheals has a 12 pack for $5 - great value

Acrylic paint:
Please try to get "student grade paint" - Liquitex basics ($5-10/color) is what I recommend
You will use more white than any other color, so I recommend buying an extra white

PRINTED REFERENCE PHOTO: - edited pet photo
This can be printed (8.5x11in) on a cheap printer (home, library, staples, Walgreens)
FYI- This printout will be drawn on top of, so don't use the thicker more expensive paper 
The student can then transfer the line drawing to the surface with a graphite pencil


colors needed for this project:
WHITE
BLUE
RED
YELLOW
BLACK
GREEN
ORANGE
PURPLE
RAW SIENNA
BURNT SIENNA

More info about supplies -
https://paintwithlovejoy.teachable.com/p/basic-supplies



You can attend this workshop and use other mediums like:
Acrylic paint (shown in demos)
watercolor paint
crayons
Colored pencils
Markers.
etc...
I'm a fan of people using the supplies they already have.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Pre-class  Work- 
The student will learn how to edit and print their pet photo - (mini-course here - https://youtu.be/ChiwcumZRjo)
Transfer the pet photo to the surface using a graphite pencil (or carbon paper)  The student will trace the outline of the printed photo onto the surface (video demo - https://youtu.be/DEAkwIlCBOQ )
Joined October, 2020
5.0
23reviews
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in Music/Theater/Arts
Hi 
My name is Lovejoy, or LJ . I am a full time artist & teacher.  With a double BFA in Computer Art , Painting and drawing from Savannah College of art and Design.  I  have taught first-time & beginner painters exclusively for the last 15 years,... 
Group Class

$42

per class
Meets once
120 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 11-16
2-18 learners per class

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