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Beginner's Acrylic Painting (Single Session)

at The Art Studio NY - Upper West Side

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$49 1 seat left
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Sat, Oct 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm

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Location:
Upper West Side, Manhattan
145 W 96th St Ste #1B
Btwn Amsterdam & Columbus Avenues
New York, New York 10025
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8
Teacher: Isaac Ruff

What you'll learn in this acrylic painting class:

With a paintbrush in hand, spend a full day learning, exploring and mastering inspiring acrylic painting techniques while tapping into your authentic self-expression. Deepen your joy and discover your artistic voice through this personally guided painting workshop that will ignite your creativity and make you feel alive.

In this painting workshop for artists of all levels (beginners through advanced levels welcome!), you will receive step-by-step, encouraging art instruction by a professional New York City artist, and both group and individualized one-on-one instruction will be provided.

Deepen your understanding of painting in this acrylic painting experience that will leave you feeling relaxed, inspired, and able to express yourself through painting on canvas. Walk away at the end of your painting workshop the very same day with a finished masterpiece to hang in your home. You don't want to miss this inspiring and motivating half-day painting retreat, limited spots available!

In this art workshop, you will:
  • Experiment, explore, and learn how to create your own acrylic painting on canvas that is an expression of who you are
  • Deepen your knowledge of color mixing and how to create color palettes that are expressive and beautiful
  • Receive step-by-step guidance and nurturing art instruction by a professional New York City artist and expert art instructor
  • Enjoy live painting technique demonstrations
  • Experiment with a wide variety of paintbrushes and learn which brushes to use, when, and why
  • Practice dozens of new painting techniques, including: how to create and build texture, opaque paint application, glazing, composition, both abstract and realistic painting techniques, palette knife paint application, layering of paint, expressive mark making, and more!
  • Relax and have fun in our non-judgmental, fear-free, and supportive art studio
  • Discover your own unique style and voice through acrylic painting
  • Engage in a supportive group environment with like-minded people
  • Receive the therapeutic health and wellness benefits of art and painting workshops, including stress relief, increased relaxation, mood enhancement, increased serotonin, self-empowerment, and increased self-esteem
Materials are included.

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Refund Policy
Class tuition is neither non-refundable nor transferable. No refunds will be issued after registration and payment. In case of a Medically Certified illness, a credit will be issued after receipt of your physician’s documentation. The value of the credit will be for the balance of the remaining class sessions with an additional deduction of a $75 registration fee. Credit may be used towards any offerings at The Art Studio NY for up to 12 months.

If after your first class you are dissatisfied with the quality of your course, a written note must be submitted within 3 business days after your first class. After receiving your note, refund of class tuition will be reviewed by our staff. If a refund is granted, processing of refunds requires 8-10 weeks.

Course Cancellations
Although course cancellation at The Art Studio NY is quite rare, The Art Studio NY reserves the right to cancel classes or change instructor assignments and makes every effort to notify students in advance. If enrollment goals are not met, a course may be cancelled up to 48 hours before the first scheduled class. In the event of cancellation, a full refund or credit is granted. On occasion, a course start-date will be pushed back if enrollment goals are not met. In this instance, you will receive a credit for the price of the class that did not take place.

Please note that there will be NO exceptions to this under any circumstances, and that neither CourseHorse nor The Art Studio NY will bend on this policy.

MAKE-UP POLICY
Unfortunately, The Art Studio NY does not offer any makeups for classes missed. However, if the student wants to get the most from the course and the absence, they can tell the instructor when they will be absent and the instructor can provide some guidance on exercises to practice while away.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
11:00am - 1:00pm Isaac Ruff 1 $49
3:00pm - 5:00pm Chris Ams 1 $49
11:00am - 1:00pm Chris Ams 1 $49
3:00pm - 5:00pm Chris Ams 1 $49
11:00am - 1:00pm Chris Ams 1 $49

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Question from Missy T.
I can bring my own materials, but I don't know what materials they want me to bring. Can I get a list of what I should bring? A canvas? Paper? What color paints? What size brushes, etc.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hello Missy! You will need to bring the following: Acrylic Paints: You may buy a prepackaged paint set or individual colors. Please buy these specific colors or a close variation to the color listed: Titanium White, Cadmium Red, Cadmium yellow, Orange, Ultramarine Blue or Cobalt Blue, Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna, Pthalo, Mars Black, or Viridian Green • Disposable Palette Paper • Palette Knife-for mixing paint (triangle shaped tip) • 4-5 Acrylic Paint Brushes- Pre-set packages of various thicknesses or hand select a variety of thickness from skinny/fine to 1” thick. Purchase sizes and brands of your choice. • 1 Stretched Canvas: 11" x 14" or 16" x 20" or larger
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Question from Sonya C.
It says materials not included. Does this mean we have to bring our own paint?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Sonya! The student can pay on the day of the workshop if they like, but they need to let the school know in advance so they can be prepared. If they choose to bring their own materials they will need the following:
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Acrylic Paints: You may buy a prepackaged paint set or individual colors. Please buy these specific colors or a close variation to the color listed: Titanium White, Cadmium Red, Cadmium yellow, Orange, Ultramarine Blue or Cobalt Blue, Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna, Pthalo, Mars Black, or Viridian Green • Disposable Palette Paper • Palette Knife-for mixing paint (triangle shaped tip)
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
• 4-5 Acrylic Paint Brushes- Pre-set packages of various thicknesses or hand select a variety of thickness from skinny/fine to 1” thick. Purchase sizes and brands of your choice. • 1 Stretched Canvas: 11" x 14" or 16" x 20" or larger
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Reviews of Classes at The Art Studio NY (514)

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Beginner's Acrylic Painting (Single Session)
Reviewed by Tina G. on 9/9/2019
I enjoyed the class. Bianca was very welcoming and I found the painting process extremely relaxing.
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