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Beginning Acrylic Painting

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Evanston, North Side
1717 Central St
Btwn Broadway & Eastwood Avenues
Evanston, Illinois 60201
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this acrylic painting class:

Learn fundamental acrylic painting skills while practicing the art of expression, line, gesture, rhythm, tone and color. Achieve an understanding of acrylic materials and techniques as you work with both observational and imaginative painting methods, becoming familiar with acrylic painting in stylistic periods in art history and contemporary art. 

Required Materials

This is a suggested list for class. Blick will give you a 10% discount if you tell them you are taking a class at EAC.

  • Drawing materials, charcoal, graphite pencil or colored pencils
  • sketch pad 9x12 or smaller.
  • Canson XL Mix Media Pad 18x24
  • Stretched canvas (suggest 24”x30” or larger).
  • Acrylic paints (recommend Utrecht or Golden) available at Dick Blick (37 ml) tubes in the following colors:
    • Lemon Yellow
    • Alizarin Crimson
    • Cadmium Red Hue or Cadmiumfree Red Medium
    • Prussian Blue
    • French Ultramarine
    • Phthalo Green (Blue Shade)
    • Yellow Ochre
    • Burnt Umber
    • Ivory Black
    • Titanium White (You will need a 200ml large tube of white
  • Utrecht or Golden Acrylic medium
  • Containers for water/medium – Large yogurt container and small cat food cans work nicely.
  • Palette knife or set of knives
  • Large palette paper pad (Blick) or Reynolds Freezer Paper (available at the grocery store)
  • Roll of paper towels or cotton rags
  • Variety of Brushes round and flat size 612 Sets available at Blick for under $8
  • Loew-Cornell Bristle Brush Set, 12-Piece - Flat
  • Loew Cornell Round Bristle Brush Set of 12
  • Round-roll of masking tape

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Refund Policy
Tuition is refundable for Adult and YFA (Youth Fine Arts) classes, minus a processing fee for each class dropped, only if the EAC Registrar is notified by or on the next working day after the first class has met. Workshop fees (minus a processing fee) are refundable up until one week prior to the program. 

If the Director of IT and Administration is notified at least one week prior to the scheduled start date, a processing fee of $50 is charged for dropping adult classes, YFA classes, or workshops costing $100 or more or a $25 processing fee is charged for dropping programs costing under $100. 

A processing fee equal to 50% of the tuition is charged for adult or YFA classes and camps that are dropped during the period from six days before the first class meets and the next working day after the first class has met (workshop fees are not refundable during this period). Please refer to the chart below. 

Students are responsible for notifying the Art Center Director of IT and Administration that they wish to drop a class or workshop; not attending class does not constitute an official withdrawal from courses or cancellation of tuition or fees. If you must drop a class or workshop after the deadline, no refunds will be given. 

There is no deferred, reduced or pro-rated tuition. Membership is non-refundable. There are no exceptions to the Evanston Art Center refund policy.

Refund Schedule for Dropped Classes or Workshops

Type Dropped 7 or more days before the 1st Session* Dropped between 6 days before the 1st Session & the 1st Working day after the 1st Session Dropped after the 1st Working day after the 1st Session*
Adult & YFA Classes & Camps Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** Tuition is refunded minus a processing fee equal to 50% of the Tuition No Refund or Credit
Workshops costing $100 or more Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No refund or credit
Workshops under $100 Tuition refunded minus $25 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No Refund or Credit

*The first session is defined as the first day a class or workshop meets (not the first class or workshop attended).  

**To avoid paying the processing fee, students may elect to receive a full tuition credit for classes or workshops dropped seven days or more before the first session. Tuition credit will expire one year from the date the class or workshop is dropped and must be used in full for EAC class and/or workshop tuition. After the credit is redeemed, no further refund options will be available. 

Tuition credits are not redeemable for cash under any circumstances. Credits may be transferred to another individual only with written notice.

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