Due to popular request, Atya Kahn will continue her Acrylic Techniques for Beginner class for an additional two Saturdays, October 28 and November 4, from 12 – 5 pm.
This is a fun, easy, class with a relaxed atmosphere for learning techniques to to apply colour, texture, and layers to your acrylic paintings.
There is no prerequisite for this class. New students are welcome regardless of their skill level.
An introduction to acrylic painting for beginners who want to learn about materials, colours, and other aspects of painting. Learn essential techniques in acrylic painting/colour mixing to form your own creation on canvas. Experiment with paints and a variety of conceptual and technical approaches to abstract painting. You will explore the use of colour, shapes, lines, and texture. Abstract techniques and systems will be included, with the emphasis on technical skills and personal expression.
Instructor Atya Khan is a visual artist/educator living in Edmonton. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Punjab, Pakistan. As an abstract expressionist artist for over 20 years, she has loved colours in acrylic and oil paints. She works to create an experience for further self-discovery and creativity inherent in the artistic process. She provides a comfortable and inspiring environment where people can tap into an intuitive realm. To her, there is no concept of right or wrong while creating a unique piece of art.
Two Saturdays, October 28 and November 4 from 12-4 pm
Members: $28 Non Members $35
What to bring:
Stretched canvas: size 9×12 (one for each class, can buy from any art supply store or a dollar store)
Paint – titanium white, black, yellow, red, ultramarine blue (from any art supply store or a dollar store) (the more colours you have, the more variety and less mixing)
Variety of brushes – round synthetic no 4 or 6 or 10, flat hogs hair 6,8, 10 or 12
Other items – palette, pencil, eraser, paper towel, (yogurt or sour cream containers with lids)
For more information, or to register, please call 780.426.4180
or email firstname.lastname@example.org