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Triton Online: Adventures in Acrylic Painting



$120 Members, $140 Non-Members

Wednesday Evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm; July 10th, 2024 through August 14th, 2024

6 Weeks

About the Course

Triton Online: Adventures in Acrylic Painting (Summer 2024)

With Jeff Bramschreiber : Hosted by Zoom

Six week Online Session for the Triton Museum of Art

Wednesday Evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm; July 10th, 2024 through August 14th, 2024

Price: $120 members, $140 general

All levels welcome.

For ages 13 and up.


Join us for a Summer session of Adventures in Acrylic Painting! Acrylics begins with classes on the basics of color as well as information on materials and techniques. From that point on students will paint abstract and wildlife paintings using both the palette knife and brush. Whether you are a novice or an experienced painter, this theme-based course is perfect for all artistic levels!

Themes and Materials:

Week One (7/10/24): Orchids

Week Two (7/17/24): Pikas

Week Three (7/24/24): Tempest (Abstract)

Week Four (7/31/24): Coral Reef

Week Five (8/7/24): Cityscape (Knife)

Week Six (8/14/24): Black Bears (Knife)

Suggested Materials:

● 6 -11”x14” or 16”x20” Stretched Canvas or Canvas Panel

● 5mm Mechanical Pencil with HB Lead or HB Pencil with Sharpener

● White Vinyl Eraser

● Two Flexible Painting/Palette Knives

● 1 each #8 or #10 Synthetic Filbert Brush

● 1 each #4 & #6 Flat Synthetic Brush or Brights

● 1 each #2 & #4 Round Synthetic Brush

Colors: titanium white, ivory black, raw sienna, burnt sienna, raw umber, titan buff (unbleached titanium), sap green, phthalo green, phthalo blue, Diox violet, alizarin crimson, cerulean blue, ultramarine blue, cobalt blue, cad red light, cad yellow light, burnt umber.

Optional colors: manganese blue hue, turquoise, naples yellow, prussian blue, perm yellow green.

Your Instructor

Jeff Bramschreiber

Jeff Bramschreiber

Jeff Bramschreiber has been drawing and painting for over forty years, and while he is primarily a pastelist, he also frequently works in acrylic, watercolor, silverpoint most dry media and even airbrush. His artworks hang in private collections throughout the United States and Europe and have received many awards. A local art advocate, he has served as an art club president, (East Valley Artists and Santa Clara Art Association), as a juror with nearly fifty shows to his credit, as treasurer and lecturer for Silicon Valley Open Studios, and as a demonstrator and lecturer for many of the Bay Areas’ art clubs, colleges and museums. Jeff also worked at University Art San Jose for 21 years before its closing in 2018 as an assistant Manager, Frame Designer, and Community Art Liaison. Mr. Bramschreiber has also helped coordinate, organize, and participate in numerous local art shows, group shows and events throughout his career. Currently he is a Board Member for the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, and an exhibiting and “live paint” artist at Kaleid Gallery in Downtown San Jose. Jeff is also an art instructor for the Triton Museum of Art, The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, The Pacific Art League and The Villages Arts and Crafts Association.

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