Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Art for All Canada

Coming up in Toronto, ON
March 6th, 2010
Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Toronto

Jazzing the modern medium; understanding acrylics
With: Rheni Tauchid from Tri-Art

11:15-12:30 in R304

This presentation is a broad scope presentation on understanding acrylic paints and mediums, and an exploration of improvisational application methods and techniques. Acrylics are a revolutionary medium, an evolving material. Understanding how they work and how acrylic mediums can be used to manipulated and dictate the behaviour and appearance of the acrylic surface will enhance every painters creative process. The emphasis of this presentation will be on high viscosity and Liquid acrylic colours as well as a large array of acrylic mediums and additives.

The author of "The New Acrylics" and it's sequel, "New Acrylics Essential Sourcebook" (Watson-Guptill 2009), Rheni Tauchid has an extensive working knowledge of acrylic paints from the point of view of a painter, manufacturer and researcher. Materials consultant and Acrylic Education program director for Tri-Art Manufacturing, her passion is to paint, and to impart knowledge on the Acrylic materials.

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