Lynda White - Crashing Waves

Lynda will be showing us two very different techniques: one with flowing acrylic inks on a collaged base (lace paper for collage and primed mount board will be provided) and the other with thick acrylic paint on a dark coloured support (provided).

Here are the items you will require:

Table covering, apron/old shirt

For the seascape:

Heavy (300lb/600gsm) watercolour paper, approx 12”x12”/30 x 30cm, taped on all 4 sides to a board, or a lighter weight of watercolour paper which will need to be stretched on a board.

PVA glue and brush for spreading

Acrylic inks – blue (FW Indigo?), yellow (FW Process Yellow?), white, sepia/Paynes Grey

Large flat watercolour brush plus a smaller brush (a rigger if you have one)

4 saucers/jam jar lids or other containers to keep inks separate from each other

Old tooth brush

Spray bottle

Optional items

Squirt bottle (sold as “Masquepaint bottle with 2 nibs” by the SAA) 

Picture references of breaking waves, rocks, sea scenes…

For the landscape:

Acrylic paints

Palette, water pot, kitchen paper, palette knife

Medium sized synthetic or hog bristle brush, to use on an A4 sized format with thick acrylic paint

Optional items –

White/light coloured pastel pencil for drawing out composition on dark base

Table easel

Picture references with large contrasting dark and light areas.  Snow scenes could be good.  Some picture references will be available for class use.