Acrylic Painting 101

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  • Acrylic Painting 101
    March 30, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Acrylic Painting 101
    April 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Acrylic Painting 101
    May 4, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Instructor: Rosa McMurtray
Discover your inner artist and learn essential techniques needed to paint confidently with acrylics! Experienced instructor Rosa McMurtray walks you through setting up your palette and gives a basic introduction to the colorful world of tints, tones and shades. Learn to recognize and recreate value shifts to depict light and form, and develop your painting skills by painting a still life. Use a simple block-in method to sketch your first still life, and create a sense of space and dimension with cast shadows and highlights .Learn how to train your eyes to see values by studying how light defines shape and color, allowing form to emerge.
This is a beginners painting class.
Ages 17+ and up.
Materials fee: $20
All materials provided by instructor, including paint, brushes, canvas, paper and charcoal.
Please pay instructor on day of class either by cash or check written out to Rosa McMurtray.

About Rosa
Rosa McMurtray is an internationally exhibited artist who was born in Spain and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Her innate artistic talent was recognized at a young age.  She initially received her art education at the Zaragoza School of Art, in Spain, and further advanced her artistic studies in Italy, the U.K., and the U.S.

The artist’s multi-cultural background and frequent travels to Europe each year provided her with a comprehensive and diverse creative vocabulary which culminated in her own unique and sophisticated style of painting.

McMurtray has received wide acclaim for her fashion focused paintings as well as her most recent series of koi fish in ponds. This new fluid water-based subject provides creative freedom for the artist who paints with oil and acrylic and applies many layers of resin to create texture, depth and reflection.

She has attracted many individual and public collectors worldwide including West Chester University in Pennsylvania and The Gone With The Wind Museum in Georgia where she has exhibited her artwork. She is proficient in the use of marble, wood, paper, fabric, resin and other materials, and enjoys creating commissioned works of art.

Class Cancellation Policy
Sometimes our classes won’t fill their minimum and we will need to cancel. Most likely it could be the day before, and we will contact you as soon as possible. A full refund will be applied if the studio has to cancel a class.

What happens if I need to cancel?
Class fees are non-refundable. There is a 72 hour (3 day) cancellation policy. If you cancel within 72 hours before the class, you will forfeit your fee. If you alert us 72 hours or more before your scheduled class, we will be glad to give credit for a future class. This credit must be used within 60 days of the cancellation date to prevent loss of the registration fee.


Venue Website:

128 N. Avondale Rd., Avondale Estates, Georgia, 30002, United States