NOTE: This is an Online Art Class. Our instructors will work with you over high-quality live video and teach you to make art from the comfort of your home. The Art Studio NY conducts classes from New York City, United States (Eastern US Time Zone)
*It’s never too late to create! This art class has already begun, and we welcome new students to join at the prorated cost that reflects the number of weeks remaining in the class. Our instructors will catch you up!.
With a paintbrush in hand, enjoy the relaxation, fulfillment and inspiration of this nurturing abstract painting class at NYC's #1-rated art studio, The Art Studio NY! Tap into your authentic self-expression and discover your inner-artist in this engaging group art class that provides individualized, tailor-made art instruction to each and every student from a professional NYC artist educator. Ignite your creativity and learn a variety of painting techniques based on your individual needs and interests. Learn the fundamental techniques of abstract acrylic painting on canvas, including color mixing, composition, layering, creating texture, paintbrush mark-making, palette knife usage, washes, emotional expression and more. Unlock your inner-artist, connect with community and benefit from the stress relief our art classes are known for, while also painting colorful abstract paintings on canvas. Learn fundamental painting techniques as you learn to paint a cubist geometric abstract painting, a textured palette knife painting, and an abstracted landscape painting. Walk away at the end of your NYC painting class with finished masterpieces to hang in your home.
In this NYC art class for beginners to abstract painting, you will:
Experiment, explore, and learn how to create your own abstract acrylic paintings on canvas that combine artistic technique with your authentic expression
Learn fundamental artistic techniques that are core to painting
Deepen your knowledge of color mixing and how to create color palettes that are expressive and beautiful
Receive step-by-step guidance and nurturing art instruction by a professional New York City artist and expert art instructor
Enjoy live painting technique demonstrations
Experiment with a wide variety of paintbrushes and learn which brushes to use, when, and why
Practice dozens of new painting techniques, including: how to create and build texture, opaque paint application, glazing, composition, palette knife paint application, layering of paint, expressive mark making, warm and cool color values and tones, and more!
Relax and have fun in our non-judgmental, fear-free, and supportive art studio
Discover your own unique style and voice through acrylic painting
Engage in a supportive group environment with like-minded people
Receive the science-backed therapeutic mental and emotional health benefits of art classes including: Stress and anxiety reduction, increased relaxation, mood enhancement, boosted serotonin, and increased self-esteem
Art Class Materials:
Materials are not included.
Art Class Materials You Will Need:
- Acrylic Paint Set with the following colors: Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson, Yellow, Ultramarine Blue, White, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Black
- Paint Brushes (at least three brushes of varying widths, including a small, medium and large)
- Palette Knife (Triangle tip)
- Paint Palette or Disposable Palette Paper
- 4 canvases (stretched, sizes 9” x 12” to 16” x 20”)
- Cup/Jar for Water
- Reusable cloth or paper towels
- Gloss Medium and/or Acrylic Retarder