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Starts August 25- Sept 22__ Marcy Wheeler’s Friday Acrylics Class__9:30-12:00__Studio 2

September 22, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Acrylic paints are amazing!  Learn about the mediums that are essential to a rich and deep acrylic painting.

Wheeler’s style is warm and friendly. She focuses on individual instruction, group discussion and occasional class demonstrations. Students learn the quick and creative qualities of acrylic paints and mediums and how to turn acrylic paints into a flexible and luscious way to paint.

Wheeler encourages students to try new tools, explore new ways of working and move toward their own style. She gives the encouragement needed to stay with a painting until it exceeds the class members highest expectations. And she helps some students learn how to stop when it is finished!

Tuition is $100 for five classes, for non members, tuition is $120. See blue sidebar for a materials list.

In addition to teaching at Rossmoor, Wheeler has taught at Lafayette Studio, Walnut Creek Civic Arts, Yosemite Art Center and for more than 18 years at her own studio. Wheeler has a BFA in Painting from the University of Illinois, and she studied for many years in the studio of Louise Smith, a painting instructor at UC Berkeley. She is a founding member of Bay Area Studio Artists.



Gateway Art Studio 1
1001 Golden Rain Road, Walnut Creek
CA, CA 94595 United States