Basic Acrylic Painting - The Arboretum
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Saturday, February 24; 9:30AM - 12:00PM

Basic Acrylic Painting

Program Details

SATURDAYS 9:30am-12pm / 8-week sessions

Session 2: April  13th, 20th, 27th, May 4th, 11th, (No class May 18th), 25th, June 1st, June 8th

Join us for an exciting experience at the Arboretum to explore the basics of fine art painting. Using acrylic paint, the student will learn skill building exercises, watch demos and receive handouts for their notebook for developing their individual artistic expression while completing 2-3 paintings using the photo library.

-All materials including 8x10 canvas and brushes are provided.

-Instructed and coached by Ron Pettie.

Class Skill Building Examples:

-How to use the color wheel.

-How to mix color and values.

-How to read a photo.

-Learn the use of basic brushes and different brush strokes.

-How to do basic blending.

-How to use a palette knife.

-Learn about basic perspective.

*Minimum age limit is 12 years old. Must be accompanied by a participating adult who is also registered for the class.

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

Cancelations must be requested in advance of one week prior to the session start date in order to qualify for a refund. Cancellations requested within 7 days of the class start date will not qualify for a refund. The Arboretum does not offer credit or reschedules for missed classes. If you are unable to cancel within the required refund window, please consider your program fee a donation to the garden. Your registration confirms your understanding of and agreement with this policy.

Cost

Members: $80
Non-members: $160

*Advance online registration required.
*Class materials included with registration.
*Admission to Arboretum included with class registration. Feel free to explore the gardens before/after your class.


More Information

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

Cancelations must be requested in advance of one week prior to the session start date in order to qualify for a refund. Cancellations requested within 7 days of the class start date will not qualify for a refund. The Arboretum does not offer credit or reschedules for missed classes. If you are unable to cancel within the required refund window, please consider your program fee a donation to the garden. Your registration confirms your understanding of and agreement with this policy.

Questions? Please call the Education Department at 626.821.4623 or email at education@arboretum.org

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