Art by M. Iglesias

JAN WORKSHOP:  The Art of Abstractions in Acrylic

All skill levels - Ages 16 to Adult    $80  
4 week course –  6-8pm - Mon 1/8, Wed 1/17, Mon 1/22, Mon 1/29 

The focus of this class will be to learn the basic materials, techniques, and tools used to create expressive abstract paintings that speak to ones emotions.  Once we have covered the fundamentals of using the medium, you will learn the process of color palette selection, medium choices, tool options, and how to choose a particular abstract style.  You'll learn how to paint  with your personality and emotions and how to prioritize the order of layers and develop a fully realized painting.  Materials List will be provided for brushes, paints, and substrates via email prior to the class start date.  Each student will create 2 paintings during this workshop.  

Class Schedule
Wk 1:  Review of materials, painting basics, and discussion on painting style options.  Quick color demonstration and exercise on small canvas working from lesson references.
Wk 2:  Begin larger painting using desired technique to complete the first layer of painting.  

Wk 3:  Continue developing layers and building details and dimension to capture the full impact of the emotional message or feel artist it looking to portray.  Guidance will continually be given on different techniques and construction strategies.   
Wk 4:  Completion of final layer to include fine tuning details and critique of finished painting. 

All WORKSHOPS and OPEN STUDIOS are held at 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA  


JAN Adults:               Thu 1/25/18     6-8pm                   


No reservation needed, walk-ins welcome.  However, space is limited, so to guarantee your seat,

you can pre-register here for the $25 seats.
Professional art instructor present to guide you through your creative process.
We'll guide you through any painting you want, even one of our Paint & Sip Paintings that you may be

dying to do!  $15 per session. Bring your own materials, or we will supply for you for an additional $10.

No extra charge to use our easels, aprons, disposable pallets, or water cups.

Contemporary Artist / Art Instructor