Intro to Acrylics

Nilufar Moayeri
Maplewood House
Tuesdays, weekly, 6.30pm : 8.30pm
April 2, 2024 (6 weeks)

Course Description: Step into the world of acrylic painting with this introductory course that covers the essential techniques and principles of art. You’ll explore the versatile medium of acrylics and learn how to create stunning artwork.


Course Highlights:

Composition: Explore the art of arranging elements in your painting to create a visually pleasing composition.

Brushwork and Technique: Master the use of acrylic paints and various techniques to achieve different textures and effects.

Harmony and Variety: Understand how to balance colors and elements in your artwork for an aesthetically pleasing result.

Emphasis, Rhythm, and Movement: Learn how to guide the viewer’s eye and create a sense of flow and movement in your acrylic paintings.

Drawing and Adding Colors: Combine drawing skills with the application of acrylic colors to bring your artistic ideas to life.

Adding Layers and Finishing: Discover how to layer and add depth and detail to your acrylic paintings.


Course Goals:

The primary goal of this workshop is to help you convey ideas, express emotions, and explore color through the medium of acrylic painting. You will also gain an understanding of the elements of art and principles of design, enabling you to create effective compositions.


Unique Features:

This workshop embraces contemporary modern art and expressionism as its guiding styles.

Homework is optional for students who want to further hone their skills outside of class.

While not mandatory, studying the history of art is encouraged to enrich your artistic knowledge.


Materials Required:

Acrylic colors 



Drawing pencil

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