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ACRYLIC PAINTING – Level I & II
Instructor: Nan Hurlburt
Wednesdays, 10 am to noon
$140 Non-Member| $115 Member
Explore the joy of painting in Acrylic. This 5-week course offers instruction in best practice methods to achieve wonderful results with no prior experience. The first subject will be from a photo reference of a birch tree as shown in the class description.
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.”