intermediate AbStract acrylics
Prerequisite for this class is Intro to Abstract Acrylics.
This course builds upon the skills acquired in the basic class. Artists will learn about composition for abstract art, different tools and mediums to incorporate in a piece of artwork and how to start an abstract piece from scratch.
Each artist will be working on 1-2 pieces that they will complete during the class. This course may be repeated and new lessons will be added as artists advance.
Supply List (come prepared with a palette of any kind and quality paper towels, like Blue Shop Towels or Viva)
Artists who have taken this class may want to investigate our WED AM Special Studies featuring various topics and instructors.
Want to explore more techniques at home? Check out the "Abstract Painting" book on Amazon, written by Art on 30th owner and mentor, Kate Ashton, that features artwork from our AO3 community of artists!
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About the instructor
Kate Ashton, TUE AM Intermediate classes
Learn under the clear guidance of owner, published author, 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 for 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.
Kristen Guest, WED PM Intermediate classes
Kristen Guest is an award-winning and published abstract expressionism artist as well as a 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 the Bernardo Winery and teaches abstract painting classes at Art on 30th. She is represented as one of the Professional Artists at Ashton Gallery and creates work for designers, exhibitions and online galleries. Kristen is best known for using various muted desert hues and incorporating a wide variety of drawing materials in her abstract work, giving it a “fresh,” expressive, and gestural feeling.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS...
• those who have already taken Intro to Abstract Acrylics
• those who want an understanding of abstract language
• those who want to create strong compositions
• those who want to learn new techniques with new tools
"Great abstract class! I am in my second one and plan to take more. Nice studio, convenient location, and a Great place to meet interesting people with similar interests. excellent lessons and on-going follow up advice from the instructors."