Beginning Painting: Acrylics

ART X 5D

From palette building to mark making to composition, this course explores the fundamentals of painting with acrylic paint--a fast-drying, permanent, and clean water-based medium that permits easy correction and change.

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In-Person
Starting at $725.00
As few as 10 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Develop skills in this medium by painting from still life, natural forms, as well as pursuing abstract exploration
  • Understand a sequence of cumulative technical and theoretical topics, including color, line, scale, size, brush weight, gesture, transparent vs opaque, and texture
  • Evaluate painters from the annals of art history, as well as those pushing the tradition today
  • Develop individual directions in style and expression

About this course:

An introductory course in painting with acrylic: a fast-drying, permanent, and clean water-based medium that permits easy correction and change. The medium integrates easily with drawing and can be worked transparently or opaquely. Students develop skills in this medium by painting from still life, natural forms, and abstract exploration. Ideally suited to the beginner, students are encouraged to develop individual directions in style and expression.
Prerequisites
ART X 5A Basic Drawing I or equivalent experience.

Summer 2022 Schedule

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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
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Fee:
$725.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

Estimated supplies cost is $75.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 30, 2022
Schedule
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Discussion
Thu Jun 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Discussion
Thu Jun 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
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Thu Jul 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Discussion
Thu Jul 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
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Discussion
Thu Jul 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
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Discussion
Thu Jul 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
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Discussion
Thu Aug 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Discussion
Thu Aug 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Discussion
Thu Aug 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Discussion
Thu Aug 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217

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