Art 101: GETTING STARTED
If you're brand new to art making and don’t know where to start, this is the class for you!
A fun and informative one day workshop that will get you started on your way to painting and help you decide the creative direction you'd like to go and which class is the next best step for you.
Topics covered: using acrylic paints, using and cleaning brushes, color mixing basics, how to keep paint from drying out, getting to know various tools and materials.
Students will also complete a simple and fun painting in class!
All supplies are included!
Be sure to pick up a Student Parking Pass at the front desk when you arrive.
Who should take this class...
• those who have never picked up a brush
• those who want to “try before you buy” art supplies
• those who want to start making art but feels intimidated
• those who love paint parties and wants to explore more!
About the guest instructor
Kristen is a full-time, award-winning abstract expressionism artist and certified art instructor in San Diego, California. She studied Art Education at Middle Tennessee State University because it seemed to be the most natural path: she loved art and she loved helping others. Currently, Kristen works out of her studio at Art on 30th. She started creating ever since she could hold a pencil in her hand and has been painting since 2002, from oils to watercolors to acrylics.
Her work is on display at Ashton Gallery in San Diego, CA. Kristen’s abstracts have been selected and featured on the homepage of online galleries Saatchi, Artfinder, and Zatista, including "Ones to Watch 2020" on Artfinder. She has been juried into prestigious local, regional, and national exhibits in California, Washington, and Washington D.C.