intro to AbstRact acrylics
In these courses, students will learn new techniques through class demonstration, instructor critique, and peer interaction. Drawing skills are not required.
Proficient artists who have taken this class may want to investigate our Intermediate Acrylics class.
(get 20% off with a student kit from Artist & Craftsman)
• Cost $199 (6 classes)
• Tuesdays AM, 10:30am-1:30pm
• Wednesdays AM, 10:30am-1:30pm
• Wednesdays PM, 6pm-9pm
• Student parking available in back lot
Be sure to pick up a Student Parking Pass at the front desk when you arrive.
If you are brand new to acrylics: welcome! We invite you to begin with our Art 101 class.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS...
• those who are brand new to abstract painting
• those who want to return to painting after a long break
• those who want to learn how to use acrylics
• those who want to break out of realism
Register: TUESDAY AM
REGISTER: WEDNESDAY AM
REGISTER: WEDNESDAY PM
About the instructors
Kate Ashton, instructor for Tuesday morning classes
Learn under the clear guidance of owner and artist, Kate Ashton. Kate brings to each class her years of experience making a living as an artist. She has built an arts community based on the principle of cooperation rather than competition. She has two masters degrees and has taught 20+ years. She is honored to be one of the finalists chosen by Professional Artists Magazine as mentor of the year and placed 12th in the nation. Come and grow under this seasoned instructor and get ready to excel.
Teaching Assistant: Kristen Ide
Kristen Ide, instructor for Wednesday morning classes
Kristen is an 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.
Her work is on display at Kelsey Michaels Fine Art in Laguna Beach, CA and Ashton Gallery in San Diego, CA. Kristen’s abstracts have been selected and featured on the homepage of online galleries Saatchi, Artfinder, and Zatista. She has been juried into prestigious local, regional, and national exhibits in California, Washington, and Washington D.C.
Ann Golumbuk, instructor for Wednesday evening classes
With a degree in Interior Design, Ann Golumbuk brings a stellar sense of composition to all the art work she does. She has worked for 15 years as a volunteer art teacher developing young artists. She is one of the recognized professional artists represented by Ashton Gallery and has a well-known reputation for creating dynamic, large, exuberant artwork dancing with color and rhythm. Paint and grow under the direction of this enthusiastic, supportive instructor.
Teaching Assistant: Laurie Fuller