Painting for the Soul: Acrylic Painting Course

Come and join local Paris artist Ella Balkwill for a six-week acrylic painting course for all skill levels. Ella will work with you wherever you are at. No experience necessary!

Beginners will learn colour mixing, background painting, how to begin a painting, colour value and composition while Intermediate students will continue to work on painting techniques and explore new mediums.

Beginners and intermediate alike can work on doing collage, learning about abstract painting, pointillism and challenging themselves with creating a painting using only three primary colours plus black and white.

Plus! You will learn:

Brush handling and paint application
Use of colour strategically
How to prepare your painting surface
Discuss using and preparation of substrates for various painting mediums
Organizing simplified colour palettes
Using a palette knife
Creating texture
Principles of composition and colour
You will need to provide most of your own art supplies. A supply list will be provided once registered.

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas

Date & Times: Feb 14th, 21st, 28th, Mar 6th, 13th, 20th (Every Wednesday), 1:30pm - 4:30pm Program Cost: $345 + Taxes *March 27th will be a make up day if a class is cancelled due to poor weather

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