Acrylic/Exploring Mediums with Lothar Speer

$215, $185 mbrs. (discounted price will display for members upon login)

Students will meet in the third floor Kat in the Hat Classroom, 533 Eaton Street

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Acrylic painting of an angel holding scales representing justice.

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Class Description

Explore the accessible and versatile medium of acrylic painting, with a master in the field. Speer is a classically trained painter and highly successful Chicago-based caricature artist. He is an alumnus of Vienna’s National Academy of the Fine Arts and recipient of the Academy’s prestigious Johannes Fuger Medal.

Meet Your Instructor

Lothar Speer studied at Vienna’s National Academy. He received a prestigious European award for his figure drawings, was accepted in the annual exhibition of Britain’s Royal Portrait Society, and showed in galleries and museums here and abroad. A portrait of his was exhibited at The Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. and he was commissioned to create a portrait illustration for Chicago’s only official public exhibit celebrating President Obama’s election.

Photo credit: Ennid Berge

Supply List

  • Golden paint colors:
    • Titanium white
    • Zinc white
    • CAD RED
    • ALIZARIN CRIMSON
    • ORANGE
    • CAD YELLOW
    • LEMON YELLOW
    • ULTRAMARINE BLUE
    • CERULEAN BLUE
    • Teal
    • YELLOW OCHRE
    • BURNT SIENA
    • BURNT UMBER
    • IVORY BLACK
  • Golden Extra Heavy Acrylic Gel Medium
  • Golden Extra Heavy Molding Paste
  • Golden Extender Medium
  • Soft cotton rags
  • Brushes: flats, rounds, filberts medium to large/ synthetic ok
  • Palette
  • Canvas or canvas paper or paper, 16 x 20” or larger

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