FAQ

Art Classes with Allison Prior

  1. When and Where are your Art Classes.

    Allison's art classes are  at Allison's Art Studio, Mount Pearl, contact Allison for Directions.


    Art Class Times:

    Sundays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8:;30pm

    Thursdays from 6;00pm to 8:00pm


    You must call or email to hold your seat, incase there are changes in schedule..


    The phone number is:364-5489

    Allison Prior 709-364-5489

     

    or email:

    [email protected]

    or Contact Allison on the contact page here.

    You can also request to join Allison Prior's yahoo group to get updates.

     

  2. What medium do you use to teach in your painting class.

    Allison teaches acrylic painting classes, acrylic is clean, dries fast, and easy to use.

     

  3. What do you teach in your art class.

    All Allison Prior's Painting Classes will have different scenes ,landscapes, seascapes,Newfoundland scene's,Oceans, winter scenes, night scene's, dory's, sailboats, birds, people, ponds, lakes, snow, cabins, whales, icebergs, mountains, sunsets, deer, moose, animals,grass,flowers, colorful bushes, trees, waterfalls, rocks, mist, depending on what scene we are working on, plus you will learn drybrushing, wet on wet, how to mix colors, how to use a fan brush, and palette knife, how to transfer an image to your canvas for painting, and so much more, and at the end the 2 hours you will take home your beautiful masterpiece.

    Go to Allison's Photo Gallery and see some of the paintings taught in previous classes and the students paintings.

     

  4. What do I need in a way of supplies for painting at home..

    All you need to bring to the class is a 11 X 14 or similar size canvas panel, or stretched canvas, or canvas paper.

    Most of the time all supplies are included, but you should have these on hand for at home, or when I teach at other locations..

    ACRYLIC PAINTINS: Titanium White or White, Bright Red or Cadmium Red, Sap Green or Med Green , Burnt Umber or Brown, Black or Mars Black, Cadmium Yellow or Lemon Yellow, or Persian, or Ultramarine Blue or any med or dark blue color, your colors can be any reds, yellows, blues, browns, or greens, these are just suggestions, you will learn how to  use these colors to mix your oranges, purples, pinks etc.

    BRUSHES: You’ll need stiff-bristled brushes, fan brush, palete knife, liner brush, Small, Med, and Large round and flat brushes (1 or 1 1/2inch largest ;) soft brushes s,m,l, a pencil or a pen, and ruler, painters tape, and a palette to mix your paint, I will have extra brushes, or anything you might forget ( except a canvas)

    I will provide containers for water, and paper towels to use at class, or you can bring your own.

    Allison uses these supplies in all her classes, you don't need to buy anything else, if you don't have it, Allison will bring extra, except a canvas, or you can request a canvas ahead of time at the cost of $5.00..

    Go to Allison's Photo Gallery and see photo's of the brushes you will need for her art classes.

  5. Where can I purchase Art Supplies.

    You can get bottled and tubed acrylic paint and brushes, and canvas at the Walmart, Only Deals, and dollars stores, for the more expensive supplies you can go to Micheal's, or Cansel.

    You can also purchase a Canvas, and some other supplies at Allison\s Art Studio .11 X 14 Canvas is $5.00 each, and brushes, pallette knifes, pencils, blending stumps and more are $1.00,each,  I hope to get some other supplies I can sell from the studio for your convenience.

    I use the bottled acrylic paint as I find it easier to work with.

     

  6. Are these art classes for beginners.

    These classes are for people who love to paint and learn, doesn't matter if you've been painting for a long time, or never painted at all, or never tried acrylics yet, these classes are fun, relaxed and exciting at the same time. I will show you easy techniques, that way you will learn better and faster.

  7. How much are your art classes.

    Allison's art classes are $20.00 total for 2 full hours.

  8. Whats the best size canvas to paint on.

    Allison enjoys painting on a canvas panel size 11 X 14, other sizes are 9 X 12, 10 X 13, any smaller and it's hard to get all the details to work in the painting., any bigger and it might take longer than 2 hours to finish.

    If your painting at home, the about sizes and 16 X 20 is great..

     

     

  9. Do you teach Drawing or sketching classes.

    Yes, Allison teaches drawing classes,

    All supplies included in my art classes, but you need the following to draw at home.

    You will need sketching pencils HB, 2B, 4B, and 6B, charcoal pencil,  a kneaded eraser, blending stump,  and a ruler.

     

     

     


  10. Didn't find the answer you were looking for.

    If you have any other qestions or suggestions please contact Allison Prior.

  11. Who is your favorite Artist.

    Bob Ross, he's style of painting inspired me to teach landscapes and seascapes.

  12. What do I need to bring to class..

    All you need is a canvas to paint on size 11 X 14 or close to that size, if you don't have a canvas you can buy one for $5.00 at the studio..:D All other supplies are included..for painting and drawing..

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