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Acrylic Painting - 4-week course

Develop your painting skills using acrylics and learn to paint realistically. Explore various techniques and concepts including washes, color theory, and composition.

Student grade painting supplies and illustration boards are provided. Students must bring canvases and professional level supplies if desired.

Ages 14-adult

  • Member Price: $120.00

  • Non-Member Price: $140.00

  • Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

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About the Instructor

Acrylic on board by Instructor, Kelley Cappell

Acrylic on board by Instructor, Kelley Cappell

With a biology degree under her belt, Kelley Cappell is a qualified scientific illustrator situated in Geneva, Illinois. She is the current contract illustrator for Brookfield Zoo. Her passion is for science, nature, and drawing and providing instruction in painting techniques and other mediums. Kelley can compose artwork applying the traditional method of using paint and pencil or by creating digitally mastered work. Kelley takes great care to produce quality images that reflect her love for her subjects and her craft. You can view her work at https://www.kelleycappellart.com/.

Decorative Wooden Accent Stool: Fall Theme

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We will paint a small step stool black, transfer a decorative fall pattern, then paint the design using acrylic paint and blending medium. Previous painting experience helpful, but not necessary. All supplies provided.

Ages 14-adult

  • Member Price: $70.00

  • Non-Member Price: $82.00

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Sunday, 09/15/2019 - 09/15/2019, 1:00 - 3:30 pm

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Decorative Wooden Box Painting Workshop

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We will paint a 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 1/2 unfinished wooden box butter yellow, transfer a pattern of a bird on a branch, then use acrylic paint and blending medium to paint the design. Prior painting skill helpful but not necessary. All supplies are provided,

Ages 14-adult

  • Member Price: $50.00

  • Non-Member Price: $59.00

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Wednesday, 09/11/2019 - 09/11/2019, 6:00 - 8:30 pm

About the Instructor

Gayle studied Interior Design at College of DuPage and is certified from the Chicago Institute of Fine Finishes. She has worked as a designer and muralist. She is a charter member of the Kendall County Arts Guild and owner of Studio 60 in Oswego. She bring years of experience in teaching painting, fused glass, and pottery to all ages.