Acrylic Painting, 4-Week Course

Samila Sosic will lead painters through all the steps of creating a painting with acrylics, covering basic compositional principles, inventive cropping, focal points, color and value, a variety of brush work and painting techniques. All supplies are included in course fees of $60 for members and $70 for non-members.

Classes continue on Wednesdays through June 30.

 

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Wed, May 30
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 05/30/2018 6:00pm 05/30/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Acrylic Painting, 4-Week Course

Samila Sosic will lead painters through all the steps of creating a painting with acrylics, covering basic compositional principles, inventive cropping, focal points, color and value, a variety of brush work and painting techniques. All supplies are included in course fees of $60 for members and $70 for non-members.

Classes continue on Wednesdays through June 30.


100 W. Main St. Allegany, NY 14706

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100 W. Main St.
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