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College of Extended Learning

Intro to Acrylics

CCOM 1025

Experience the vibrancy and versatility of inexpensive, fast-drying acrylic paint. Enjoy experimenting with technique in this easy to use medium. Instructor Janel Doucet shows you how basic techniques are key to being creatively successful with acrylic paint. Whether you're a beginner or someone looking to refresh their skills, this ‘learn-through-play’ workshop offers plenty of guidance. Mastering these basic techniques, you will leave with your very own composition!

Course details

Upcoming dates: TBA (coming Fall 2018)
Time: p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus
Memorial Hall
Room TBA (campus map)
Course fee: $55 (+ HST)
Instructor: Janel Doucet
Materials: Acrylic paints: black, white, red, yellow and blue; 2 canvases: 16"x20"; 3 or more brushes (size 4-6): a round, a wash and a flat brush. Note: Materials available at Endeavors, Michaels, or the Dollar Store.

About the instructor

From a very early age, Janel studied visual art, focusing on colour theory, fundamental principals of design, portraiture and various paint mediums. She graduated in 2004 with a Diploma in Fine Craft, Jewelry/Metal Arts from the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. She is passionate about colour and revels in testing new techniques in various mediums.

She has worked with a variety of mediums including watercolour, acrylic and metals, although she specializes in portraitures. Her intention with her portraits is to connect with her client and capture the essence of the individual subject. Life has moved her all over the province, but she is now settled back in Fredericton, where she has picked up her brush with a flourish and is back on the art scene with intensity.

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