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Class series to teach basics of acrylic painting

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The classes will be held at a studio in Lowe Mill. (Photo: Lowe Mill) The classes will be held at a studio in Lowe Mill. (Photo: Lowe Mill)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A new class series at the Lowe Mill will allow students tolearn the basics of acrylic painting.

Starting Mar. 14 and ending Apr. 18, Rick Adkins will use demonstrations andindividual help to teach attendees the basic acrylic techniques and facts.

Students will learn about washes, glazing, dry-brush, wet-on-dry and wet-in-wetpainting, how to use acrylic in different ways, color mixing and composition,how to use a full value range to turn a painting from bland to dramatic, andvalues and their role in painting.

The intro class is designed for those who are inexperiencedand those who want to improve their skills.

Students will be able to work at their own pace on a varietyof pieces. The class consists of six two-hour classes, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with each class focusingon a different skill building technique.

Techniques will be taught through the use of still life,floral, seascape and landscape setups. All materials will be provided forstudents. The cost of the class is $95 with a $25 supply fee.

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