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Fundamentals of Painting

Acrylic Workshop Spring 2018
Photography: RAM Staff

8 Weeks, September 29 – November 17
Thursdays, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Instructor/Artist: Tom Hoffman

This class is foundations-based, dealing with the basic principles of painting. Students will complete exercises that explore composition, value, color, line, and texture while working from direct observation. Acrylic, oil, or other opaque paints are recommended (no transparent watercolor). The class will touch on the time-honored techniques of European experts to produce representational imagery while also exploring the movements into abstraction. The overarching goal is to equip the student with a basic knowledge of painting and demystify the process—instilling confidence to tackle independent projects.

A supply list—required for this class—is available to download below.

Face masks may be required for this class depending on the state of the pandemic at the time.

Fees: $120 Members   $150 Non-Members

Online registration closes two days before class begins. After that, call RAM’s Wustum Museum at 262.636.9177 to confirm availability.

Class cancellations can happen if enrollment minimums are not met two days prior to the first class. Wustum staff will contact you via phone and/or email if your class is canceled.


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