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Drawn to Painting

at Milton Art Center - Milton

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334 Edge Hill Rd
Btwn Bryant Ave & Hollis St
Milton, Massachusetts 02186
No classes on July 3
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 13 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this drawing class:

Basic drawing skills are essential for any painter. This class will combine Beginning Drawing with Beginning Painting. We begin with an introduction to basic drawing and working from observation. Topics will include shading and working from still life. The second half will be Beginning Painting, students will expand on the topics covered in drawing while learning the basics of color mixing and applying paint to canvas.

Required Materials
  • Sketchbook Strathmore Sketch 400 series 9x12”
  • Drawing pencils 2B & 4B
  • Small cup/s (metal mixing cups for oil)
  • Paper towels or rags
  • 2, 11x14 or14x18 pre-stretched canvas (canvas packs can be purchased at Blick’s Art Supplies in Boston)
  • Paints and supplies can be bought at Blick’s, Michael’s or AC Moore
  • Suggested paint colors - *Acrylic or Oil paints:
    • Titanium white- 4oz. tube
    • 1.25 oz. tubes of the following:
      • Cadmium Red Medium
      • Quinacridone Red
      • Lemon Yellow
      • Cadmium Yellow Medium
      • Ultramarine Blue
      • Pthalo Blue
      • Burnt Umber
  • Wooden or Plexiglas palette or disposable palette paper
  • Standard palette knife or knives
  • Acrylic nylon brushes or Natural hogs hair bristle brushes for oil in a variety of *sizes and shapes:
    • 2 Round sizes #2 & #6
    • 2 Filbert sizes #4 & #8
    • 2 Flat sizes #8 & #12

      *Sizes may differ slightly depending on brush type (optional)
  • Flat, airtight Tupperware container for storing paint
  • Mediums:
    • For acrylics: Acrylic Retarder Medium
    • Water spray bottle helps keep paints moist
    • For oils: Linseed oil, Turpenoid or OMS (Odorless Mineral Spirits)

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We strongly encourage you to pre-register to ensure a space in class. We keep class sizes small to allow personalized instruction and a quality experience for participants.


Classes may be canceled when enrollment minimums are not reached. Classes, workshops and special events not meeting enrollment minimums will usually be canceled two to three days before the start date. A minimum enrollment of 4-5 students is usually required for a class to run. Workshops may need at least 10 enrolled to run a workshop. Please register early to ensure your preferred class will run. Students will be notified if classes are canceled and will receive a full refund.

Tuition is refundable for all classes and workshops; minus a processing fee of $30 if we are notified at least TWO WEEKS prior to the class start date. Cancellations within one week of class start dates receive a 50% refund. Parents/students are responsible for notifying CourseHorse (at [email protected]) that they wish to drop a class or workshop; not attending class/workshop does not constitute an official withdrawal from class or cancellation fees. There are no refunds once a class has begun.

Workshops under $25 and Kids Night Out are non-refundable. We suggest you sell or give your ticket to another student. The new student is responsible for registering their name with teachers upon arrival.

If a teacher needs to cancel a class, they will make arrangements with students to make up the class at the end of the schedule. The teacher will be in touch with students/parents as soon as they know they need to change the schedule. 

The Milton Art Center follows the Milton Public Schools schedule for inclement weather cancellations. If the MPS are closed, the MAC will close. We will extend the class schedule to add in the canceled class.


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School: Milton Art Center

Milton Art Center

The Milton Art Center, (MAC), is a nonprofit community center offering education and art inspired events for all ages. Our 501(c)(3) community center, now in it's 5th year is run by volunteers who donate their time and talent to offer programming in the arts for the benefit of the community. ...

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