Come enjoy a free presentation about Acrylic Paints from A to Z. The GOLDEN Acrylic Lecture Demo is a fun, fast-paced informative lecture covering a technical review of acrylics and their varied application possibilities. The lecture includes information about the various types of acrylic paints and mediums that GOLDEN has to offer and their numerous application possibilities. Enrich your understanding of acrylics, learn basic tips for how to extend paint to save money and how to mix paints with gels and pastes to create exciting textures. There’s is something for everyone. Discover the possibilities and become inspired with these fabulous materials and learn some fresh new ideas that can be added to your own creative process. We will also cover some of GOLDEN’s newest products: “QoR” watercolours and Williamsburg Handmade Oil Paints. All participants will receive a free information packet, hand-painted color charts and a bag of free Golden product samples to take home!
Shari Pratt is a Canadian born artist who works predominantly in the medium of painting, but often includes found photography and artefacts in her installations. Pratt completed her Master of Fine Arts at the Vermont College of Fine Arts and her Bachelor of Art Education Major from the University of British Columbia. She attended Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, and British Columbia Institute of Technology taking courses in visual arts and graphic design. Pratt has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout BC, Canada, and the United States. She has won many awards including the Alex Colville Award for Excellence in Acrylic Painting and the British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship Award. Pratt is the Golden Artist Colors Working Artist for the Province of British Columbia. Pratt is currently interested in how memory functions and how we store and recall memories of our past.