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ACRYLIC PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS -Tuesdays in October,10:30 – 1:00pm

October 5, 2021 @ 10:30 am - October 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm


Have you always wanted to learn to paint but just did not know how to get started? Look no further as this isa class designed for new beginning acrylic painters. The course will run for four consecutive weeks and isdesigned to get you started with the basics of acrylic painting. Please plan to attend all classes as they willbuild on each other. At the end of the 4 weeks, you will have created several pieces along with an art journal. Materials: A specific materials list will be provided. If the student would like a complete “Materials Kit”provided by the instructor that can be arranged for $50 payable directly to the instructor at the firstclass. The materials kit will include paints, brushes, art journal, canvas and wood panels that are yours tokeep. If you already own some of the materials, please contact Cathy to discuss and the fee can be adjusted. Cathy will send a materials list to all enrolledstudents. If it is easier and you would like to order your “Materials Kit” please let Cathy know 1 week prior to the start of the session. Bring to class: Please bring all supplies to the first class. If you have requested a “Materials Kit”, it will beready for you on the first day!

Instructor: Cathy Faughnan (www.cathyfaughnan.com)

Contact: cathyfaughnan@gmail.com or phone 303 718-1463

Week 1 – Yes you can draw – Students will start an art journal built on a daily practice of drawing/sketching to aid in learning to “see” and then translating objects and images to paper first using pen/pencil and then paint. Students will be asked to add to the journal throughout the month to aid in advancing their confidence and skill. Week 2 – Let’s play with paint and color – Students will learn about color theory using analogous and complementary colors to create a “negative” shape painting on a wood panel. The result will be a unique creation that everyone will be proud to display! We will discuss ideas for each student’s main painting that we will start on Week 3. Week 3– Time to Paint – Students will do a series of quick small paintings with large brushes to get comfortable. Once warmed up, students will get started on their main painting. Individualized suggestions will take place as students get started. Week 4 – You are an Artist – Students will continue working on their painting with guidance and hopefully move toward a finished piece. We will review each other’s work and make positive suggestions at our final “Art Show and Tell”


October 5, 2021 @ 10:30 am
October 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
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pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio
401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States