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Finishing Paintings - 4/18 - 5/23 - 6p

Learn helpful finishing techniques for acrylics and water-based oil paints. Ages 18+

  • Starts Apr 18
  • 180 US dollars
  • New Cat Classroom and Cat Clay Studio (6427 W Ustick Rd, Boise)

Available spots

Service Description

6-week course: Thursdays, April 18 - May 23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Ages 18+ The most important skill an aspiring artist can learn is how to follow through and finish their painting; and in order to do this, they need to know when it is finished. This "finishing class" is designed to solve problems that developing artists often overlook or are unaware of. Through a hands-on approach, students will be given actionable, constructive criticism, and will learn how to subjectively view their own artwork as well as to communicate about others' art. Students will learn finishing techniques for acrylics and water-based oil media; the "how to's" on correcting a painting will be demonstrated; and the language and vocabulary of the art process will be taught. There will also be an optional field trip at the end of the course. The class will evolve depending upon the skill level and mediums of class participants. Experienced artist and teacher, Thomas Van Stein, will be your guide in this course. Please bring the following with you: - Current works or works-in-progress, and any other pieces on which you'd like to receive critique - Your medium of choice, out of: acrylics, watercolors, and water-based oil paints - Preferred brushes for your respective medium All other materials will be provided. Optional items: - Water bottle with lid - Layered clothing as the temperatures may fluctuate in our building Scholarships for this and all of our other classes are available for those who otherwise would not be able to attend art classes, thanks to generous donations to our Art Start Fund. If you would like to make classes available to others, see our sponsorships page to contribute a monthly or one-time donation. Thank you for supporting (y)our commUNITY! *This class is included in our Teacher Share program, which allows our teachers to expand their knowledge and skills by learning from one another at no cost. Contact us if you're a Cat teacher and would like to sign up for this class.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule, please contact us within 48 hours of your event time.

Contact Details

  • 6427 W Ustick Rd, Boise, ID, USA


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