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December 30 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
If you can knock on a door, butter a piece of bread, or make an “X”, you’re well on your way to mastering one of the greatest painting techniques in the world! Teaching Artist Aaron will show you how to create beautiful landscapes and seascapes using oil paints, stretched and primed canvas, and a unique set of brushes. No painting experience necessary! Students will learn skills such as color mixing on a palette, color mixing and blending on canvas, and an array of additional techniques that will bring out your inner artist. Aaron will discuss how he got started in this medium and will teach the tools and techniques necessary to paint the sky, clouds, mountains, trees, water, snow, and maybe even a cabin! You’ll leave class with beautiful paintings and a wonderful sense of accomplishment and pride. All supplies included. Please enter through the 5th Street door.
Teaching Artist: Aaron Akers
Aaron Akers has a style of painting that is in line with the styles of the great Bill Alexander and Bob Ross. Aaron has been teaching as a Brandon Thomas Certified Instructor for one and a half years in the McMinnville, Oregon, area; he has taught through the Back Door Studio in downtown McMinnville. Aaron has been painting for two and a half years and has some of his artwork displayed in Italy, Spain, Canada, Baltimore, and at various locations in Oregon.
Cost: $47 Member / $57 Non-Member
(Youth Scholarships Available)
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Registration cancellations & transfers must be made through Art Center East at (541) 624-2800 48 hours or more before the class start time. We cannot issue refunds or transfers for cancellations received after the 48-hour cutoff. Exceptions will be considered for medical or family emergencies. ACE will honor a refund, minus a $10 administration fee when the cancellation is made 48 hours or more before class start date. When a class is canceled due to low enrollment, we will issue a refund for all registration fees. ACE will contact you in the event of a cancellation. Face coverings will be required in accordance with statewide regulations current at the time.