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Color Mixing Basics for Oil and Acrylic Painters


with Donna Bird

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks


Have you been painting for a while and still desire more vibrant color in your paintings?  This class is designed to help you learn to see and mix colors more accurately for your individual artwork.  In each class we will focus on palette exercises to help you understand the fundamentals of color theory and follow up with a simple still life painting exercise that will apply these principles.  Supplies will be provided.  

1:00 - 3:30pm, Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27.

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Basics of Watercolor - ONLINE CLASS


with Sharon Squibb

Calendar Sep 7, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks


This is a class for students who would like to explore watercolor painting from home. It continues the study of watercolor techniques introduced in past online classes, but it is open to all students who wish to experience watercolor painting. Zoom instruction includes step-by-step projects designed to guide you through the painting process from start to finish. The course will offer a variety of special techniques and approaches to making watercolor paintings of different subjects. Students will work on paintings along with the instructor as she demonstrates the steps. You will also receive emails and recordings of each class so that you may practice further or complete a piece at home. Each session will also be recorded. Students will receive a supply list after they register. 

Cost is $122 plus supplies.

5:00 - 6:30 pm, Wednesday ONLINE, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9.

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Brush & Pallete Knife Workshop - Flowers


with Beverly Thomas Jenkins

Calendar Sep 10, 2022 at 9 am

Grades 9 - Adult

This workshop is for the person who wants to try painting without having prior knowledge of painting.  Students will be creating a beautiful vase of flowers using acrylic paint.  The style is intuitive, casual, and abstract.  The canvas is a 9"x12" flat board which will fit a frame of your choice (not included).  This is a great workshop to take with family or friends!  

You can also reserve a private workshop with a minimum of 6 guests!  Please call the McKinney Center to make this reservation.

9:00 a.m. - Noon, Saturday, September 10.

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