Introduction to Painting with Acrylics

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Introduction to Painting with Acrylics

06/12/2019 @ 9:30am – 12:30pm
$590 (members receive 20% off, login for discount)
Introduction to Painting with Acrylics

This class is sold out. Please contact Filoli to be added to the wait list: 650-364-8300 option 1.

MULTI-DAY CLASS: 8 Sessions, Wednesdays, June 12 through August 7 (no class July 3) 9:30am – 12:30pm. 

This class will teach your eyes to see color in new ways and give you the basic skills to translate your vision into paint on canvas. You will develop a common vocabulary about composition, form, color, and brushwork, and deepen your appreciation of the creative process. Instruction and demonstrations in color, composition, and painting technique will be provided. The class subjects will be a series of progressively more complicated still lifes. Some drawing experience is required. All painting supplies are provided, including a canvas for each class session. Please check materials list for the other supplies needed.

Image courtesy of Jim Caldwell


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations up to 2-weeks prior to a class are subject to a 25% cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 2-weeks prior to a class are non-refundable. Filoli does not issue credits for future classes.

This class takes place on the second floor of the historic House. Access to this class is by stairs only. For questions about accessibility, please contact the Education office by email at or by phone at 650-364-8300 x 263.

Program Details and Materials List

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