Begin Acrylic Painting (Register by September 22)

October 3, 2019 - October 31, 2019

5 Weeks

Thursdays 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Taught by Catherine Carter

Discover the expressive possibilities of acrylic paints! We will discuss the wide range of paint types and accessories available, then practice a series of basic application techniques and color mixing exercises. Students will complete the course with a group of unique, finished paintings and a new understanding of this versatile medium.

Supplies to Bring
Pad of white drawing paper, 18” x 24”
Graphite pencil
4 stretched primed canvases,16” x 20”
Tubes of acrylic paint (Golden’s brand is best, but Liquitex Basics is fine for the budget-conscious) in Cadmium red medium, Cadmium yellow light, Ultramarine blue, Mars black, Titanium white
3⁄4” wide flat brush
1⁄2” wide round brush that comes to a point
Palette knife
Pad of disposable palette paper
Roll of masking tape
2 large plastic cups
Roll of paper towels

About the Instructor
Catherine Carter has taught drawing and painting courses and workshops at colleges and art museums throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island for the past 20 years. She has a M.F.A. in painting from UMass Dartmouth, and currently works from her studio at Hatch Street Studios in New Bedford. Her large-scale abstract paintings are held in such collections as the Boston Public Library, the Four Seasons Hotel, and Meditech Information Technology. Her exhibits have been reviewed in the Providence Journal, the Boston Globe, and Art New England.

Location and Parking
Our School is located at 26 Liberty Street. Museum School students and visitors may park in the museum lots in front and back of Griswold house, or on Liberty Street. Cars parked in the other lots risk being ticketed.

Education Policies
Please review our policies and procedures here before the start of class.