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ACRYLIC PAINTING: BASIC DRAWING TECHNIQUES
Instructor: Nan Hurlburt
Wednesdays, 1 pm to 3 pm
$188 Non-Member| $150 Member
A 6-week, 2 hour per session course. The first hour is dedicated to learning basic drawing skills for creating a well-visualized acrylic painting. Value, composition, and perspective are covered. The second hour is dedicated to painting techniques to bring your drawing to a completed painting.
Paint and 11 x 14 canvas panel, a binder with handouts, and a color wheel will be provided for $10. Students should bring their own palette and brushes, or you may purchase from the instructor Masterson Stay Wet Palette ($18.00) and a basic set of acrylic brushes ($21.00) at beginning of the session.
Nan Hurlburt works predominantly in water-based mediums (acrylic, watercolor, gouache) but includes
fiber and sewing in collage work as part of her skill set. Nan studied fashion design at the University of
MA, pattern drafting at Gerber Garment Institute and has attended countless workshops and seminars in
figure drawing and painting in a number of mediums over the years. Nan owned and operated a garment
design house for 28 years that specialized in performance arts. After selling the business, Nan went on
to complete an “Art is 4 Everyone” certification. For the last 10 years, Nan has been teaching in various
communities and bringing a passion for art to her students. Nan is currently exhibiting in the New
England area and has won several awards and is the president of the Scantic River Artisans.
“When imagining a composition, there are several ingredients: the medium, me (the other medium), and
(the mystery) the paintings themselves, which often seem to push forth their own story.”