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October 08 - December 10, 2022

Painting - Acrylics for Beginners

Multnomah Arts Center • 7688 SW CAPITOL HWY PortlandOR  97219 Organized by Portland Parks and Recreation
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Acrylics are one of the most accessible, versatile, and least toxic mediums for painting. With quick drying times, ability to be thinned or cleaned up with water, a large variety of mediums to stretch drying time, add texture or volume, acrylics make a great choice for beginning painters. With instructor guidance, the student will choose a project that will help them gain skills in the basics: composition, form, contrast, and color. Both historical and contemporary practices of this art form will be reviewed.

Students cannot miss first class. Get materials list online.

Note on mediums for acrylics: various mediums can stretch the drying time, however the instructor demonstrates with Golden's OPEN acrylics in class and recommends it as it stays wet longer, extending the working time of the paint surface. For more information on needed supplies, please go online to view the detailed list: Get Materials List online: www.multnomahartscenter.org

MAC Drawing, Painting & Mixed Media Program Information

Age Group

6. Adult 18+


MAC - Room 38 at Multnomah Arts Center


Gage Mace


October 08 - December 10, 2022

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM


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Age and Gender

Ages 13-255 · Co-Ed


Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW CAPITOL HWY PortlandOR  97219

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