Acrylic Painting Classes start January 15 at the Berkeley Art works

Acrylic Painting Classes start January 15 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Wednesdays, January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19; 7:30-9:30pm
Instructor: Jean Kellogg

Introduction to Acrylic painting; no prior experience needed. Introduce basic techniques, materials, etc. and how to use them. Classes are 2 hours in length with an emphasis on learning how to paint creatively with this medium.  Instruction includes different techniques each week and an opportunity to practice or work on own project.

Jean Kellogg is an award-winning professional fine artist, a craftsman and an art instructor for arts organizations, and for county and state continuing education programs. The expressive language of art, coupled with her love of lifelong learning leads Jean to create opportunities for artistic exploration, growth and creative play for others in varied media. A graduate of Marshall University, she resides with her family in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.

Supplies: Basic student acrylic paint set (basic/primary colors plus white), Payne’s Gray, Acrylic Varnish Medium,  inexpensive pack of varied watercolor brushes, pack of 6 gesso-prepared canvases or canvas boards, 8×10, 9 x 12, or 11 x 14,  paper towels, Styrofoam plates, water container, plastic wrap.

Tuition $80 for six weeks. Pre-register by January 10 to assure your space.

Intermediate Acrylic and Mixed Media Techniques

Thursdays, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20; 7:15-9:15pm
Instructor: Jean Kellogg

For the intermediate painter. Building skills on a basic foundation, ready to move to painting composition, values and advanced brush techniques and textural paintings.

Tuition $80 for six weeks.
Pre-register
by January 11 to assure your space.

The Berkeley Arts Council offers a wide range of art classes and workshops at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

The announced classes for adults include beginning and intermediate acrylic painting, pastel painting, watercolor painting, beginning and intermediate drawing and sketching, pottery, and a classes on writing a a mystery novel.

Classes for young people include Art and Art History for home school middle and high school students, tempera painting for middle school students, and Junior Art Academy for age 7-10 years.

Details and online registration are available at http://artworks.berkeleyartswv.org/instruction/. Information is available from berkeleyartswv@gmail.com or 304-620-7277.

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