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Step by Step Acrylic Painting Class – Spring Session #1


Instructor, Anda Styler
Thursdays, March 30, April 6, 13, 27, May 4 (no class on April 20)
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This workshop is for all levels of painters, especially the beginner student. Students will be working from reference photos provided by Anda prior to each class. She will discuss and demonstrate value studies of each composition which will become the layout for your painting. Instruction will be given on the importance of light and shadow which creates interesting and emotional drama in your paintings. ** **Students should print the photo reference prior to class.

*Students must be registered and paid in full three business days before the start of the class/workshop. Exceptions only with permission from the Director of Fine Art/Photography.

The fee for the five-week class is $295 and limited to 8 students.

For those students who don't have supplies, there is a $25 supply fee which includes 2 canvases,"golden" paints and "stay-wet" products for use with the Masterson acrylic palettes used in this class. A variety of acrylic brushes are available as well as the Masterson palettes. They can be purchased or returned after the five weeks of classes. When registering, use the drop-down menu to add supplies to the class price.

If the student wishes to use Princeton Catalyst Brushes, they can be purchased at Jerry's Artarama or Dick Blick Stores.

Suggested Princeton Catalyst Brushes

Ultramarine Blue
Thalo Blue/ Green Shade
Raw Umber
Transparent Brown Oxide
Paynes Grey
Cad. Yellow Med
Diarylide Yellow
Raw Sienna 
Yellow Oxide (not Ocher)
Quinacridone Burnt Orange
Cad. Red Light
Cad. Red Med
Titanium White
A Masterson's Stay-Wet-Palette is strongly recommended - size 12x16 

Anda Styler - Artist/ Instructor Anda lives in Sandy Hook, Connecticut and has been painting in oils and acrylics since she was 16. Acrylics, however, remain her favorite medium. Anda graduated from the Parson School of Design and has been devoted to her art ever since. She has many accomplishments in the art world, including interviews with both local and national publications, such as American Art Collector, Who’s Who in America,Country Gardeners Magazine, Victoria Magazine along with numerous awards and recognitions for her work as a painter.
Anda’s paintings and techniques are published in two books by North Light Publications. Her works are currently represented by several galleries in and around New England and to her credit, she has had many one-woman shows with great success. Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago is lucky to have four of her large paintings in their permanent collection.

Link to Anda's website

COVID POLICY - Until further notice, proof of vaccination is no longer required to attend classes. Masks remain optional.

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