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Expressive Acrylic Painting

Class Description:  The unique feature of this class in acrylics is you will learn how to mix your colors directly on the canvas (not on a palette.)! The class will also feature the following:  how to use different brushes; how to use the masking tape technique; how to improve your depth, perspective, and composition; learn how to incorporate a loose expressive painting style.  Materials needed for this session include assorted acrylic paints, a variety of brushes including a fan brush, 12 x 16 canvas boards, and a container for water.

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.

Members Save up to 10%


Class Registration


September 12 – October 17, 2023, OR November 7 – December 12, 2023 10:00 am – 12: 00 pm OR 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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6 Weeks – 2 hours per class


Pretlow Classroom – First Floor


Ages 16 – Adult


Tommy Johnson



110 W. Finney Avenue, Suffolk, VA 23434
Main: 757-923-0003 | Box Office: 757-923-2900

Administrative Offices are OPEN ~ Tuesday – Friday, 9-5 PM

ART GALLERIES are OPEN ~ Tuesday – Saturday, 10-4 PM
Rental Tours available upon request.

Administrative office, class registration and ticket sales 3rd floor.

Ticket window opens 60 minutes before events.


Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in partnership with Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the ArtsDonations are tax-deductible.

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