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January 05 - March 09, 2022

Painting - Beginning Acrylics

Matt Dishman Community Center • 77 NE Knott St PortlandOR  97212 Organized by Portland Parks and Recreation

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Painting can be relaxing very inspiring. Gain knowledge of paint colors & uses, brushes, layering, building transparencies, creating depth & distance, composition, value & perspective & more. Step-by-step instruction assists in producing incredible works of art! Discover your own unique style & be thrilled about what you can create!

Materials will not be included for this class. Participants will need to supply their own materials listed below.
The suggested Basics: * Acrylic paint set * Acrylic paint brushes * Table easel * Pencil & Eraser * Palette - best option is either a tablet or a container that keeps the paint wet for travel * Palette Knife * Painting surfaces
Acrylic Brushes - there are 3 types: Synthetic, Natural hair & Bristle (Variety of sizes & Shapes)- Larger brushes are best for large areas/canvases & smaller for small Areas/canvases A lot of stores sell value packs that include a variety of sizes & shapes, which are a great option for beginners!
Various Optional Surfaces Paint On: * Stretched Canvas or Canvas board * Canvas Paper (sold in pads)
Supply list will be included in the receipt notes.

Age Group

7. Senior 60+


MDCC - Craft Room at Matt Dishman Community Center


Carl Annala


January 05 - March 09, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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Age and Gender

Ages 60-255 · Co-Ed


Matt Dishman Community Center

77 NE Knott St PortlandOR  97212

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Painting - Beginning Acrylics


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