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Ever wanted to paint display? Here is your chance
Painting is a hobby that can keep one amused and interested for many hours at a time. If you have no previous experience of painting, or would just like to give it a try, then this event will be perfect for you!

At this course, you will learn to paint a miniature and for some people, this comes naturally to them. However, many of us need guidance to get started or even that extra bit of push and shove to get us started.

This is a Beginners Learn to Paint Display class which will be held over two days on 17th and 18th November 2018, from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm. The venue is Good Games Adelaide, Level 1/22 Currie Street, Adelaide.

There are many different types of painting classes you can take and this painting display one is going to be a very detailed one - really great for beginners who really do not know where to start!

The organisers are Arcane Paintworks and they want to teach you as much as possible in the two days. This means just having a few breaks during the day - these people are serious about teaching you properly!

Things that will be supplied at this class include a copy of either a bust or a 54 mm model from FeR Miniatures for each participant. The aim will be to get the miniature painted as much as is possible over the weekend course.

The class will teach you to feel at home with the basics of display painting. For this, you do not need any prior experience or knowledge of painting, though a bit of knowledge would be helpful! If you are a complete beginner, then this will also work out as the class is geared towards this as well.

You will also be supplied with the various tools you would need to clean the models and you will get explanations on how to use them.

There are many different primers on the market and sometimes it can be difficult to know the correct ones to use on particular materials. Fear not - this will also be explained to you!

To start the weekend off, there will be

1. A Powerpoint presentation. This will initially teach you the various technical terms used during the whole of this course.

2. Then you will learn which tools and materials you should always have on hand at home to do one of these projects, and how to use them.

3. Of course, after using tools, they will need cleaning and this is an important step as you need to know how to clean them the correct way and with the corrects products.

4. You will learn how to prime the model.

5. The primer will then have to be left for a while, and during this time you will be shown and explained all about colour theory. This will involve participants actually creating a colour wheel and learning about this.

6. Once all of that is achieved, the actual painting of the model will commence. This will involve 2 Brush Blending and Glazing which will be the main procedure. Here you will learn how to paint specific parts of the model and how you go about painting textures that are sculpted.

You are advised to bring along the following items:

Paints - a selection of artist's acrylics - you can also make use of some of the ones that will be brought to the class.
Brushes - You will need several sizes, and these include 1, 2 and 3 Winsor and Newton Series 7 (not the miniatures). If these are not available, you will need ones that are pointed, round sable watercolour brushes.
Light - this needs to be daylight or a white light fluorescent, and not an incandescent bulb as these are too yellow.
Journal and pen to write notes
Hair dryer
Paper towels
A cup for water
Some Super Glue
A scalpel
An Emory board
An aerosol primer - This should be a black and white one that can be shared in the class. Recommended ones are the GW Black and Tamiya Fine Surface in White.
Palettes - you will need a wet palette that is at least the size of a sheet of A4 paper. You can make this yourself by checking out the link below.

You can learn more about the things you need to bring plus check for more information at this link.

Cost for the two-day course is a very reasonable $250 per student, and bookings can be made here.
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Where: Good Games, Level 1/22 Currie St, Adelaide, SA, 5000
Cost: $250
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