4 Tuesdays in September: Vibrant Acrylic Painting with Christine O'Neill (in person at ArtsAlive!)

THIS CLASS IS FULL! Stay tuned for a similar class (Tuesdays in October) soon!

4 Tuesdays, September 7, 14, 21, & 28

Each day from 10 am to 12:30 pm

Cost: $160 per participant

Student level: Beginners welcome!

4 sessions of fun! Learn how to handle ACRYLICS in transparent & opaque methods. Experience the traditional canvas and the delighftul flowing watercolor paper! We will cover composition, color relationships, subject choices and more!

Class will include demo and lessons; painting time and critique time - discussion of the paintings.

If you cannot make all four sessions and are interested in dropping in for single sessions, please contact Ann Farley at to make arrangements. Each class can stand alone - but so much better when you build on each week!


  • Regular tube acrylics - white, red, yellow, blue at least - if you already have acrylics - bring them all!
  • Plastic plates or cleanable palette
  • Also - you can get a sample box of about 12 colors of Fluid Acrylics by Golden.
  • Synthetic brushes or bristle for canvas and water color brushes for w.c. paper.
  • (Please feel free to call me for specific sizes and types, if you are new to painting)
  • Otherwise bring all of your brushes!
  • 2 fairly large water containers
  • paper towels
  • pencil - HB or 2B or mechanical pencil

Space is limited, so register early.

To see more of Christine's work go to

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  • Everyone over the age of 2 must wear masks indoors at all RiverArts spaces, regardless of vaccination status.
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Registration Info

THIS CLASS IS FULL! Stay tuned for a similar class (Tuesdays in October) soon!

RiverArts is committed to accessible programming and to compensating artists and instructors fairly. We are offering virtual classes on a 'pay what you can' basis. Those with limited funds are welcome to enjoy full access to the class for as little as $1. Those who are able are invited to pay more, to support access to art experiences for all.

Type your payment amount in the field on the "Register Now" form below. Using the link below to register, please pick one of these three choices:

  • Single Registration - Recommended donation for one person to take class = $160.
  • Pay It Forward - You may pay for yourself & make an additional donation for someone else who may not currently be able to afford the class on their own = any amount over $160.
  • Pay What You Can - If you can't pay the full $160, please contribute any amount you are able. Thank you!

You will receive an email confirmation upon registration. Sometimes our registration system experiences a hiccup. If you do not receive a confirmation email, you are NOT registered. If this happens, PLEASE contact us at 410-778-6300 or for assistance. Thank you!


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