Fear- Free Beginners Acrylic Painting :NYC In-Person (W. 80 Street)

Instructor: Melisse Copley

April 20 - May 11
4 Sessions

Thursdays, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Seats Open: 2

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$249.00 (USD)  
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*This weekly class session has already begun, but it's never too late to create! When available, we keep registration open in our art classes so you may join a class that has already started. WE PRORATE THE COST TO REFLECT THE NUMBER OF WEEKS LEFT IN THE CLASS.

With a paintbrush in hand, enjoy the relaxation, fulfillment and inspiration of this nurturing beginners 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 small 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 acrylic painting on canvas, including color mixing, texture, paintbrush mark-making, palette knife usage, washes, layering, glazing, composition and more. Unlock your inner-artist, connect with community and benefit from art class stress-relief while painting colorful subject matter, including landscape painting, cubist geometric painting, abstraction and still life painting. Walk away at the end of your NYC painting classes with finished masterpieces to hang in your home.

In this NYC art class for beginners to painting, you will:

  • Experiment, explore, and learn how to create your own 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, both abstract and realistic painting techniques, palette knife paint application, layering of paint, expressive mark making, and more!
  • Relax and have fun in our non-judgmental, fear-free, and supportive art studio
  • Daily support, connection and inspiration in our private members only Facebook page in between classes
  • 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. """Stretched Canvas or Canvas board - Recommended size is 11 x 14 or smaller Acrylic Paints (White, Yellow, Red, Blue, and any other favorite colors you may have) Variety of Brushes (3 different sizes to make various lines and marks) Cup of Water Palette for paints Wax paper or a palette paper"""
Purchase our discounted art kit or see our online materials list.


211 West 80th St, New York, New York, 10024, United States


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