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OPT 050-F21 | Painting for the Absolute Beginner

OPT 050-F21 | Painting for the Absolute Beginner

August 30- November 1 Online

Maximum Enrollment: 12 LBS

Course Description


This course addresses how to overcome the fear of picking up a paintbrush and painting. An openness and willingness to explore will be supported through non-competitive individual exercises. No previous painting experience required, but some experience with basic drawing is recommended.


August 30- November 1(No Class September 6 + October 11)

6-8 pm Mondays

8 weeks

1 hour weekly for private consultations


Local Art Supply Stores-

Artist and Craftsman Supply-


Art Mart




Marguerite Lawler-Rohner has exhibited paintings throughout New England and New York. She holds an MFA from the City University of New York and a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Learn more: www.margueritelawler.com


Basic supply list-


1. Set of Acrylic paints- Liquitex Basics brand




Primary Red-Magenta

Primary Blue


2. Painting surfaces- heavy ply scrap paper, canvas cloth pad 9”x12” or larger


3. Disposable palette paper, 9’x12”


4.1” masking tape


5. Rigid support for taping down canvas


6.#2 pencil and eraser


7.12” ruler


8. Acrylic Brushes- synthetic, stiff-bristled -get a variety of sizes, not tiny and no larger than one inch 


9. Water container-8oz or larger


10. Paper towels


11. Palette knife


12. Apron


13. Easel if you have one


14. Sketchbook or drawing paper for sketching out ideas and taking notes.


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