Acrylic Painting

Acrylic Painting

Painting is fun! And acrylics are an easy medium to start with.

In this easy, beginning-level Seattle painting class, aimed at total beginners, you’ll learn:

  • How to mix and blend colors in ACRYLICS

  • How to use brushes to get some fun and interesting effects

  • How to paint (easy, simple) objects and (easy, simple) landscapes

  • We’ll work in easy-to-use acrylics, colored chalk, crayons, and more.

  • Even if you don’t know an artist’s brush from a toothbrush, you’ll have fun and be surprised at how much you can learn in only four weeks.

  • Meets in an air conditioned building on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, just a block from the waterfront.

Maximum class size: 15

Materials: You can either bring your own ACRYLIC PAINTS, brushes, palette, and something to paint on, or buy an inexpensive Materials Kit in class. It’s completely fine to bring your own materials if you’d prefer; the kits are just available as a convenience for those who would like them.

Materials Kit includes:

  1. A set of Amsterdam brand acrylic paints
  2. Several brushes designed for use with acrylics
  3. A palette knife for mixing colors
  4. A pencil
  5. A plastic palette
  6. A bottle of acrylic retarder
  7. A pad of Strathmore canvas paper.

*Note: Class Price includes $10 Registration Fee


Full refunds are given as long as the class is cancelled with at least 48 hours notice. is an independent adult education program, located in Seattle, Washington. We were established in 2002. We offer fun, affordable noncredit classes and workshops in the arts.

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