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ACRYLIC PAINTING - IMAGINARY LANDSCAPES Instructor: BUX DHYNE Have a fun and creative time learning the basics and beyond of acrylic painting. Bux will teach you how ro mix paints and use all the brush techniques. Think Bob Ross on steroids with rainbow colors! Supply list includes a mixing set of acrylic paints. A flat 1” brush, some round brushes and 16” x 20” canvases. Ages 16 & up • 6 weeks • Thursdays • February 21-April 11 (no class March 7 & April 4) 6:00--7:45 pm • $90 members $105 non-member REGISTER
WATERCOLOR PAINTING Instructor: Audrey Salada The class spends first sessions exploring the versatility of the watercolor mediums through still life and color exercises such as color charts, gradient work and color mixing and one color value work. During the remaining sessions, students create 1 or 2 larger watercolor pieces of your choosing, whether they be landscape, portraiture, architecture, or still life or abstrations. Session 1 • Ages 16 & up • 4 weeks • Monday • February 25-March 18 1:00 pm-3:00 pm • $80 members $90 non-member REGISTER
OIL, ACRYLIC, AND WATERCOLOR PAINTING SAMPLE CLASS Instructor: Mary Sundstrom This class is great if you want to learn how to begin painting but haven’t found the right medium, or if you just want to try them all! Mary will provide the supplies and expertise for you to try oil, acrylic, and watercolor painting. In each class session you will learn about different paints, papers, and canvases or boards, brushes, and mediums, and Mary will teach techniques and lessons that are universal to all three. Ages 14 & up (great for parents & teens) • 3 weeks • Tuesdays • March 5-19 5:30-7:30 pm • $150 ($140) CANCELED
WATERCOLOR BATIK WORKSHOP Instructor: Carol Hunnes-Nielsen Watercolor batik is an amazing technique that combines painting with watercolor and melted wax. Batik creates a loose look that cannot be achieved with traditional watercolor methods. This technique will change the way you paint. It is a process of painting in alternating layers of paint and wax. The wax is removed in the final step. We will begin with a simple design to lead you through learning the process and then progress to designing your own painting. We will begin with rice paper. You will be given the opportunity to use a variety of textured and colored papers to experiment with. You will also learn how to prepare your paintings for framing with a traditional mat or floating your painting. Papers will be included. Please bring a bag lunch. Click HERE to view the supply list. Ages 16 & up • Saturday • March 30 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm • $110 ($100) REGISTER
CLASSIC FLORALS AND STILL LIFES IN OIL Instructor: Douglas David This exciting class will cover the basic principles of oil painting with regard to painting florals florals, fruits and vegetables and maybe even a donut or two! Douglas will review his palette and the concepts that his work, and students will leave with a good number of paintings and a logical thought process in a fun yet focused atmosphere. Douglas delivers sound principles of painting that are an incredible foundation for painting, whether beginner or seasoned professional. See the full class overview, Douglas's biography, images of his work, and the class supply list here. Ages 18 & up • Friday & Saturday • April 26-27 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm • $350 REGISTER
SEASCAPES IN OIL Instructor: Douglas David Capture the atmosphere and the wave of a seascape in this studio seascape painting workshop. Over a two day period, students will create several waves and exciting seascapes. The first day will be spent in the studio, reviewing Douglas’s palette, concepts for seascapes, and demonstration with follow along. The second day, students will start at the beach to study real waves and gather references to complete more paintings in the afternoon. Douglas will leave time for individual discussion and review and encourage students to work in their own style so that finished works are your own. See the full class overview, Douglas's biography, images of his work, and the class supply list here. Ages 18 & up • Friday & Saturday • October 11-12 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm • $350 REGISTER
Holland Area Arts Council 150 East 8th Street Holland, Michigan 49423