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Fear-Free Beginners Acrylic Painting

at The Art Studio NY - Upper West Side

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Upper West Side, Manhattan
211 W 80th St
Btwn Broadway & Amsterdam Ave
New York, New York 10024
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this acrylic painting class:

With a paintbrush in hand, enjoy the relaxation, fulfillment and inspiration of this nurturing beginners painting class at NYC's #1-rated art studio, The Art Studio NY! Tap into your authentic self-expression and discover your inner-artist in this small group art class that provides individualized, tailor-made art instruction to each and every student from a professional NYC artist educator. Ignite your creativity and learn a variety of painting techniques based on your individual needs and interests. Learn the fundamental techniques of acrylic painting on canvas, including color mixing, texture, paintbrush mark-making, palette knife usage, washes, layering, glazing, composition and more. Unlock your inner-artist, connect with community and benefit from art class stress-relief while painting colorful subject matter, including landscape painting, cubist geometric painting, abstraction and still life painting. Walk away at the end of your NYC painting classes with finished masterpieces to hang in your home.

In this NYC art class for beginners to painting, you will:

  • Experiment, explore, and learn how to create your own acrylic paintings on canvas that combine artistic technique with your authentic expression
  • Learn fundamental artistic techniques that are core to painting
  • 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
  • Daily support, connection and inspiration in our private members only Facebook page in between classes
  • Discover your own unique style and voice through acrylic painting
  • Engage in a supportive group environment with like-minded people
  • Receive the science-backed therapeutic mental and emotional health benefits of art classes including: Stress and anxiety reduction, increased relaxation, mood enhancement, boosted serotonin, and increased self-esteem

Art Class Materials:

Materials are not included. 

  • Stretched Canvas or Canvas board - Recommended size is 11 x 14 or smaller 
  • Acrylic Paints (White, Yellow, Red, Blue, and any other favorite colors you may have) 
  • Variety of Brushes (3 different sizes to make various lines and marks) 
  • Cup of Water 
  • Palette for paints 
  • Wax paper or a palette paper

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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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