Adult Classes, Workshops, and Lectures

Classes: Acrylic Painting: Level 1-3

Acrylic Painting: Level 1-3
Location: Maple Ridge (MR Secondary, 21911 122nd Ave, Maple Ridge, room 2013)
Date: Wed, September 12 – November 28, 2018 (no classes Oct 17, 24)
Time: 6:00-8:30pm

This class is designed for the beginning to advanced painter wanting to develop skills in acrylic painting. The class is divided into two parts where the first half of the term concentrates on a specific skill or technique involved with acrylic painting. Topics to be discussed may include elements and principles of design including composition color theory, texture, etc. Topics may also include painting styles including glazing, impasto, grisaille, blending, etc. From term to term the projects will change, stimulating and encouraging growth, allowing students to repeat the same class all year round. Advanced students are offered the choice to participate in the first technique/skill based painting or work independently with one on one mentorship from the instructor. From sketches to paintings, projects will be discussed and fully explored with goals attained. Students are encouraged to work from their own images and ideas. Please bring 6 images to the first class.

Term 1: $385 + $19.25gst Acrylic Painting Supply List
Registration by:
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cheque or cash

Workshops and Lectures: 

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A-Z Acrylic Lectures:

Visit Golden Artist Color website for more Lectures/Demos/Workshops:

Open to the Public:

  • June 2, 2018  Island Blue Art Fair, Victoria
  • June 9, 2018 Opus Art Supplies Downtown Vancouver 
  • TBA Opus Art Supplies Granville Island
  • Aug 19, 2018 Opus Art Supplies Coquitlam
  • TBA House of Fine Arts, Abbotsford

Private Workshops:

  • April 5-8, 2018 Blind Bay, Vernon, Kelowna
  • TBA Fraser Valley University
  • Mar 12, 2018 Chilliwack Arts Council

Come enjoy a free presentation about Acrylic Paints from A to Z. The GOLDEN Acrylic Lecture Demo is a fun, fast-paced informative lecture covering a technical review of acrylics and their varied application possibilities. The lecture includes information about the various types of acrylic paints and mediums that GOLDEN has to offer and their numerous application possibilities. Enrich your understanding of acrylics, learn basic tips for how to extend paint to save money and how to mix paints with gels and pastes to create exciting textures. There’s is something for everyone. Discover the possibilities and become inspired with these fabulous materials and learn some fresh new ideas that can be added to your own creative process. We will also cover some of GOLDEN’s newest products: “QoR” watercolours and Williamsburg Handmade Oil Paints. All participants will receive a free information packet, hand-painted color charts and a bag of free Golden product samples to take home!