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Valerie Allen: The A to Z of Golden Brand Acrylics

Lecture: September 7th 2017 4 - 6 pm in Arbury 107

Valerie Allen is a professional artist, a Golden Working Artist for the state of Michigan, and the Curator for Studio 23/The Arts Center in Bay City, MI. She received her BFA from the University of Cincinnati and has participated in various international exhibitions. For examples of her artwork and her artist statement, visit

This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, guiding attendees through the basics while introducing new possibilities. Gain information about mineral and modern pigments and how this relates to clean color mixing, glazing and the creation of fabulous new colors. The demonstration includes an array of examples of acrylic materials put to use. Attendees leave the lecture enthusiastic to explore the extensive potential of acrylic painting! The lecture also includes a brief introduction to Golden’s non-acrylic products, Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colors and QoR Watercolor.

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Shaun Bangert


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