Upcoming Fine Art Classes
Fine Art Department
Instructor: Jacqueline Sullivan
This class will explore the idea that the “Muse finds you working.” We will work on a series of small abstract paintings on paper, working quickly for the first part of class, cranking out a small series of paintings in various timed exercises. Using acrylic paints, collage, and drawing media, we will work in multiples based on specific guidelines and examples. The speed of working will force us into working intuitively without putting too much thought into the work. Each series will develop from a given theme or technique that the instructor will present before the series is started.
To some, working quickly and intuitively can be intimidating. But working this way, without the pressure of producing a finished work can often free up the creative muse and break throughs will happen. Working in series gives your art practice focus and momentum; rather than face the blank canvas with too many possibilities to choose from, the parameters of a series create clarity of a starting point. Get un-stuck by working in multiples. The class is open to all levels and instructor will work individually with students at their level
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
I have been a teaching artist for 30 years and I love to teach! Seeing the joy in a student’s face when they create something that pleases them brings me joy. I am grateful for the opportunities I have been given to inspire others to be creative. I love experimenting with texture, layers, marks, paint and dyes. I am proud to be a Certified Teaching Artist for Golden Paints and on the education teams for Gel Press and Marabu Paints
Read more about Jacqueline
Gel Press Printing with Asemic Writing
TUITION & FEES
There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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