Intro to Acrylic Painting

Explore a variety of techniques and mediums for working with acrylic paint. These foundation skills are useful for multi-media collage, canvas painting, and even painting furniture and faux finishing walls.  All materials supplied to create an 11" x 14" abstract painting. 

Instructor Katie Hofacker

Great For

  • Ages 14+ (Students under 18 must have a parent present)
  • Beginners, no painting experience required

Skills Toolbox:
  • ​Techniques for applying acrylic paint to canvas and other surfaces
  • Working with different mediums like gel gloss and crackle
  • Collage foundations

Tool Clearances

  • ​No tools are cleared in this class.

Pairs Well With

​If you have interest in multi-media collage, consider taking our Collage Techniques course

Plan Your Visit
Please wear clothes you won't mind getting messy. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes in workshop areas, and sturdy footwear (e.g. tennis shoes or boots) is recommended. Plan to arrive for class about 10-15 min early and check in at the front desk.  Our main entrance is on State Street, with parking lot entrance on State St. as well. IF parking and street parking available.


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Non Member - $60


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