Class Overview

Acrylic Painting student - Continuing Education at Seattle Central College

Explore your creativity and develop your artistic skills by learning to paint with acrylics!

During this introductory class, enjoy the experience of putting paint on paper and discover the fundamental properties and techniques specific to painting with acrylics.

Study the fascinating field of color theory and how you can utilize the potent colors available in acrylic paint for a powerful effect.

Enjoy the ease of using acrylic paints, including fast and easy clean-up.

In addition to guided instruction by the teacher, you will have the opportunity to explore your interests,

Supplies will be provided on the first day and the instructor will review materials that you will need to bring or buy for the next class.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of the characteristics of acrylic paints
  • Become familiar with painting techniques specific to acrylic paint
  • Develop painting technique and ability
  • Expand your knowledge of color theory
  • Create original paintings

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Anyone interested in exploring their creativity and developing their artistic skills - no experience necessary!
  • People interested in painting
  • Artists who would like to learn to use acrylic paint

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6415
  • Instructor: Peter Barth
  • When: 8 Wednesdays; 10/2-11/27; 5-7 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 16
  • Where: Fine Arts Building, Room 405; 801 E. Pine St., Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $225
  • Additional Notes: No class on 10/30.