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Exploring Acrylics Fall 2024
Exploring Acrylics Fall 2024

Mon, Sep 16



Exploring Acrylics Fall 2024

Develop your confidence as an acrylic painter as you explore various techniques and approaches.

Time & Location

Sep 16, 2024, 3:00 p.m. – Dec 09, 2024, 5:00 p.m.

Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada

About the Event

In this course, suitable for the novice to intermediate painter,  we will explore various techniques while completing a series of smaller projects. Classes will cover an array of basic painting principals and will incorporate some mixed media applications. Get ready for experimenting with texture, drips, mixed media and more! Sign up for one or both five-week sessions.

Supply List:

  • Round Brushes: #4 and #8 needed, #12 optional
  • Flat Brushes: #4, #8, and #12 needed
  • Detail Brush: #2 needed
  • Heavy-bodied acrylic paints such as Golden, Liquitex or other professional-grade brand: Titanium White, Carbon Black, Phthalo Blue, Cadmium Yellow or a primary yellow, Quinacridone Magenta or a primary red
  • Mixed Media Paper Booklet: 7x10" or larger (Canson or Strathmore are good brands)
  • Five canvases, min 6x6", max 10x10" (can be square or rectangular)
  • palette knife
  • flat vinyl mixing palette

Your teacher Jennifer O’Brien is an award-winning acrylic artist and instructor who currently resides in Chemainus. She spent the last decade instructing classes for all ages at her studio in Kamloops. Jennifer enjoys sharing her love of creating through painting, drawing, sculpting and pottery.


  • Both Sessions (10 weeks)

  • First Session (Sept 16-Oct 28)

    No class Sept 30 or Oct 14

  • Second Session (Nov 4-Dec 9)

    No class Nov 11




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