Painting – Acrylics (Beginning and Continuing)

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Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and a variety of techniques make acrylics a versatile, creative medium. Learn about color, value, composition, lighting, perspective, realism, impressionism, and 3-dimensionality. Students will have the opportunity to paint a variety of subjects. Class will also cover alternative techniques such as impasto, glazing, washes, dripping, dry-brush, and scraffito. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people each at the Friends Rate of $102.50.

Please contact the Continuing Education office as soon as possible. If you cancel within 2 business days before the first class meets, we will refund all but a $6.00 processing fee.* If you choose to transfer, the processing fee will be waived. Class and material fees can not be refunded after the first session of a course has started.
*(Exceptions: Electric Vehicles and CFP Live Review)

South Seattle College Continuing Education

South Seattle College Continuing Education offers over 150 lifelong learning classes each quarter for everything from Computer Skills to Cooking to Home Repair. Designed to fit into your busy schedule, these classes provide the learning opportunities you’re looking for, along with the flexibility you need. Continuing Education classes are primarily non-credit and non-graded.

Located on an 87-acre hilltop campus in West Seattle, South Seattle College offers panoramic views of the city skyline and surrounding mountains. This unique setting serves as a portal of opportunity for students with diverse needs to meet their educational and career goals. You can also train as an apprentice at our 13-acre Georgetown Campus.

We offer the right degrees and certificates to match your goals, whether you are just starting your higher education, looking to advance your career or try a new direction.

South provides opportunities to:

  • complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree program or get your bachelor's here on campus in our new BAS program or from one of our university partners.
  • to train for rewarding careers in an abundance of professional/technical programs
  • update job skills or change careers
  • complete high school
  • improve basic skills

A moderate teacher/student ratio at South translates into personal attention for each student. Faculty members are exceptionally well qualified in their subject areas and are truly interested in helping each student achieve success.

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About the Instructor

Peter Barth

Peter Barth is an artist and graduate of Florida State University, in Studio Art and Biology. With a deep appreciation of art and the natural world, he endeavors to incorporate this appreciation of nature and animals in his work. He teaches a wide variety of classes throughout the Seattle area. Lively, outgoing, and patient, he is passionate when helping students deepen their appreciation and knowledge for art. He brings fun and creativity to the art process.