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Acrylic Painting for Adults (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Weds 11/05 to 12/03
Acrylic Painting for Adults This class is for beginner to intermediate level painters. Students will explore various painting techniques and will learn basic concepts of composition, value, and color theory. Still lives will be provided by the instructor for students to work from. Supply List: Canvas paper, Canvas (optional), painters palette or palette paper, palette knife, water container, vine charcoal, kneaded eraser paper towels or rag wipe brushes Paint: Be sure to buy artists acrylic paint such as Grumbacher, Golden, Windsor Newton, or Liquitex it will come in tubes NOT craft paint such as “Folk Art” in little bottles. Utrecht and Blick both have their own brand. • Cadmium Yellow Light • French Ultramarine Blue • Cerulean Blue • Alizarin Crimson • Cadmium Red Medium • Titanium White • Dioxazine Purple (optional) • Hooker’s Green (optional) • Yellow Ochre (optional) • Burnt Sienna (optional) • Burnt Umber (optional) • Cadmium Orange (optional) Brushes should be specific for acrylic paint. Made of either nylon or taklon • #10 or #12 Flat • #6 or #8 flat • #6 or #8 Filbert • #4 or #6 round
Sections:

Ages 18 to 99
$156.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Wednesdays 11/05, 11/12, 11/19, 12/03, 10:30 - 01:30 PM

Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 5-7 (with Ivy Michelle Berg)
  • Ages 5 to 7, Sats 10/18 to 11/08
  • Ages 5 to 7, Sats 11/15 to 12/20
Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 5-7 This class is designed with young artists in mind. Work from beautiful photos of the natural world including familiar and wild animals and plants to create brilliant textural paintings to hang proudly in the home forever! Use acrylic paint to explore different modes of application including brushes, sponges, plastic knives, leaves and more! All levels. No experience necessary. Bring your enthusiasm for color, love of nature and eagerness to learn! (Note: 2 hr. class...bring a snack!) NOTE: Only six students will be accepted for this class so get your payment /form in early to hold your spot!
Sections:

Ages 5 to 7
$104.00 Course Fee - $20.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 10/18, 10/25, 11/01, 11/08, 12:30 - 02:30 PM

Ages 5 to 7
$130.00 Course Fee - $20.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 11/15, 11/22, 12/06, 12/13, 12/20, 12:30 - 02:30 PM

Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 8-10 (with Ivy Michelle Berg)
  • Ages 8 to 10, Thus 11/06 to 12/04
Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 8-10 This class is designed for older elementary artists to help them improve their technique as they recreate colorful subject matter. Work from beautiful photos of the natural world including familiar and wild animals and plants to create brilliant textural paintings to hang proudly in the home forever! Use acrylic paint to explore different modes of application including brushes, sponges, plastic knives, and more! All levels. No experience necessary. Bring your enthusiasm for color, love of nature and eagerness to learn! (Note: 2 hr. class...bring a snack!)
Sections:

Ages 8 to 10
$104.00 Course Fee - $20.00 Materials Fee
Thursdays 11/06, 11/13, 11/20, 12/04, 04:30 - 06:30 PM