Foundations of painting with Acrylics, Wednesdays, 1-3 pm

This class will give you the exposure and understanding of what it takes to handle acrylic paint. Each week you will create a small painting in a different style that will be appropriate for the week's techniques. Among other things we will cover:

Differences in brushes
How to set up a palette
Useful techniques to handle brush, paint and water. How to start/block-in a painting.
Mixing paint - Organizing your palette.
How to blend colors
How to create hard and soft edges, Dry Brushing , 
Glazing techniques.
How to unify a paintings colors through glazing. Transparency with paint. 
Masking paint with tape. Blotting paint, Writing in paint, Using a spray bottle


Class is great for beginning as well as continuing students. Meets for four weeks on Wednesdays, 1-3 pm. $185

Instructor: Eric Vasquez

Please email us for a list of materials