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Beginners' Acrylic Painting

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Discover new ways to look at flowers in this four-week course on acrylic painting!

This beginners’ course will allow you to be loose and free and expressionistic, simply enjoying the feel of paint on canvas, rather than getting caught up in making paintings that are perfectly representational. We will engage in several projects to loosen up and have fun while pushing our skills to the next level, wherever that may be. 

You’ll learn a little bit about composition and design, and try a variety of painting techniques, including some basic color mixing. You will take home a number of finished pieces to brighten your home, as well as some pieces to continue playing with.

Dates and Times

This four-week beginners' course meets every Friday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, January 19th through February 9th.

Instructor Bio: 

Sarah Redhouse Walker is a professional stay-at-home mom and artist who enjoys creating through clay and paint. She grew up in the woods of New Hampshire, where she received an honorary degree in ‘love of nature’ and an official Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from Plymouth State University. She is a member of the Highland Arts Council, and is currently working toward her master’s degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.

Cost: $80

The cost of this class includes two hours of studio time per week for four weeks with access to all the tools and materials you'll need.

You can pre-pay for this class by clicking 'purchase' below and then filling out the required information in the popup window. 

Pay-At-The-Door Registration

If you would rather pay at the time of the class, just fill out the form below and click ‘submit’. You can then pay via cash, check, or credit/debit card any time before class begins.

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Earlier Event: January 18
Hand-Built Ceramics
Later Event: January 23
FREE After-School Art