6-Week Class


10am-12pm OR 6-8pm

Cost: $90 for 6-week class

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2019-20 Sessions

Winter Session: Jan. 8 – Feb. 12, 2020

Instructor: Rhona Dawson

Location: Art Room A, 3nd floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, ages 16+


Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Class is an exciting look into the practical and basic painting methods, techniques and paint manipulation. By painting subjects like a Landscapes and a floral arrangement, the artist will have the opportunity to learn the many functions of the canvas, paint and brushes to reach the desired effect. This is a fun and rewarding challenge providing the knowledge and confidence to continue painting with your own idea subjects after the Beginner Acrylic Painting wraps up preparing you for the next level of instruction. The class will take a quick look into the general painting fundamentals. Function of a palette, Arrangement of paint on a palette for best practices, types of brushes and their functions, canvas vs other options, general basics on acrylic paints. Acrylic paint & brush clean up and protecting the final product. After the introduction a quick sketch of the subject before painting.