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.
Available for Purchase @ Front Desk if Needed:
Artists who have taken this class may want to investigate our WED AM Special Studies featuring various topics and instructors.
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About the instructors
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 full-time artist as well as a certified art instructor in San Diego, California who works in a variety of mediums and genres. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in Art Education, that focused on painting, book arts and printmaking, and has been teaching realism painting since 2004 and abstract painting since 2018.
Currently, Kristen is the Resident Artist at Bernardo Winery, where her studio is located, and she is a Mentor and the Director of Education at Art on 30th. Her work is represented through Ashton Gallery in San Diego, Woman Made Gallery in Chicago, Jen Tough Gallery / Artist Alliance on Artsy, Guest House Staging, and Manzanita Roasting Company. Kristen is best known for using muted and earthy hues that comes out of her love for nature, expressive gestural line work, natural textures, and a simplistic approach to composition.
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."