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Abstract Painting (Oil or Acrylic) - Online

Instructor: Bryan Jernigan

Join abstract painter and instructor Bryan Jernigan for the online-only class, Abstract Painting. In the class, you will explore the basics of painting – reviewing the importance of design (composition), value and color and employ exercises to develop your abstract work – both from realistic subject matter (things we can see) and thoughts and feelings (things we can’t see). In addition to the basics, the class will cover various painting techniques, mark-making options and getting through the dreaded “middle stages” of a painting. Jernigan covers a topic at the beginning of class, offers demonstrations and then challenges students with an exercise that covers the topic. Then, the rest of class is open painting where students work on their own pieces and Jernigan offers assistance and suggestions to help may your best work.

Class #1 – Basics: Design/Value/Color
Class #2 – Deeper Color Explorations
Class #3 – Painting What You See
Class #4 – Painting What You Feel
Class #5 – Putting It All Together

A kit of supplies is available for purchase online through The Art League’s website, and can be shipped for a fee, or picked up curbside.

*CLICK HERE to purchase an Oil painting supply kit*

*CLICK HERE to purchase an Acrylic painting supply kit*

Most supplies and supply lists may also be obtained at The Art League Store in the Torpedo Factory, room 217.  The store hours are 11am – 5pm, Wednesday through Sunday. We offer curbside pickup at The Art League Store, allowing our customers to buy over the phone or online and then drive to our location at 105 North Union Street (or “curb”) to pick it up, without having to leave your car. Call ahead here: 703-548-8127. We offer a price-matching guarantee to our customers based on the advertised price for a specific product. If a rival offers the same product for a lower advertised price, The Art League Store will match the lower price.

For more information, contact The Art League School at 703-683-2323.

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How to Register

When registration is open (check the “Registration starts” date above), click the Add to Cart button to select this course. Add as many classes and workshops as you like, and then proceed to the Checkout page to complete your registration.

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