Classes & Workshops

Exploring Abstract Painting AM

  • Class starts on: Tuesday, March 29, 2022
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Tuesdays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Main Campus
  • Fee: $270

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This inspiring class offers a fundamental exploration of the beauty of an abstract painting. Instruction concentrates on composition, techniques, form, texture, and color. Students will develop their own artistic vision while referencing the works of contemporary painters. Be ready to paint outside the lines. Skill level: All.

Required Supplies

Exploring Abstract Supply List ACRYLIC PAINTS: 3 PRIMARIES (RED, YELLOW, BLUE), THE 3 SECONDARIES (ORANGE, GREEN, VIOLET),& WHITE AND BLACK ACRYLIC PAINTS. WHITE GESSO GLOSS MEDIUM CHARCOAL or OIL PASTELS RECOMMENDED COLORS: (but not mandatory. Bring any colors that you have) TITANIUM WHITE, IVORY BLACK, CADMIUM RED LIGHT, COBALT BLUE, VIOLET, CADMIUM ORANGE, AND LIGHT GREEN. BRUSHES: A FEW 2” or LARGER, FLAT BRUSHES. ROUND & ASSORTED ARE OK. PLASTIC PALETTE OR MIXING TRAY PAPER PLATES ALSO MAKE NICE DISPOSABLE PALETTES) ABSORBENT COTTON RAGS PRIMED CANVASSES: 14x18, 16x20, 24x24 MAGAZINES WITH INTERESTING IMAGES. LOOK FOR INTERESTING TEXTURES, COLORS, AND PATTERNS. SUGGESTIONS ARE: BRIGHTLY COLORED AND/OR PATTERNED PAPERS, WALLPAPER SAMPLES, PHOTOGRAPHS, FABRIC SCRAPS, LACE. Happy Creating!!!

Special Notes

This class is ideal for the beginner to the more experienced painter.

Instructor

Patricia Byron

Senior Faculty | Painting & Drawing | Young Artist Program | Outreach Program

A caring and thoughtful art educator, Patricia Isabella Byron is an abstract painter and poet who was inspired by her years living in Turkey and Iran. She says she was compelled to paint and write about the natural beauty and historical sites, studying at the School of Persian Language & Culture at the University of Tehran, Iran. She continued her studies at Crealdé School of Art through the Fellowship and Studio Artist emerging artist programs. In 2006, she joined the faculty, teaching both adults and youth. Byron actively exhibits her work and teaches workshops at galleries and festivals, including the 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Arts.

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Patricia Byron
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Exploring Abstract Painting AM