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ONLINE CLASS -Textured Art - 'Shades of Aqua' with Instructor Barbara Cassidy

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ONLINE CLASS -Textured Art -  'Shades of Aqua' with Instructor Barbara Cassidy


 Online Painting Class

Create Three Abstract Paintings

Textured Art Painting Techniques 

Experience a Creative Adventure Painting with Texture!


Excellent Value

Not Available Anywhere Else On the Internet

  • Unlimited access to teacher support and feedback for the duration of the class.
  • Step by step video demonstrations of the painting techniques and development of the composition.
  • Step by step written notes to follow along with the videos. (easy to download and print)
  • Step by step photographs.
  • Unlimited classroom access 24/7 - no time limit.

 Have you ever wanted to just play with color and have fun without spending too much time on details? This type of Abstract art is a very enjoyable and stress free style of painting for the beginning artist. With the instructors quidence and suggestions, the student can experiment and play with different shades of aqua colors, texture and design. The color 'aqua' is a very popular color in today's home decor color schemes. The beauty of aqua is it goes together with so many other colors and will add a little 'pop' to any room in the home.

Media: Artist Acrylic

Surface: Stretched Canvas - random sizes

Watch the short video clip as art instructor Barbara Cassidy walks you through the painting process for creating beautiful, yet simple abstract pieces. No prior skill required and you can re-watch the class videos over and over again. Have you ever wanted to just play with color and have fun without spending too much time on details. Abstract art is a very enjoyable, stress free style of painting for the beginner artist. Watch the short video clip as Barbara Cassidy walks you through the painting process for creating simple abstract pieces. 


                      Watch a short video overview!

                                          Appropriate for all levels of students

There are many benefits to an online class like this one. It offers an experience that will give new students the confidence to begin the creative process. For students with some painting experience, it will provide information and skills to try different techniques for developing original abstract art. It will also help to push some students out of their 'comfort zones' and help them try a loose approach to creating this style of canvas art. Journey through this creative process as you learn to combine textures and acrylic mediums. This workshop is truly for those who want to play, be spontaneous and experience a little creative adventure!

                                      Class Presentation

Once enrolled in the class, students gain access to the online classroom on our website. Here you will find all the class materials such as the supply list, class videos, lessons and other support materials. As you watch the videos, the teacher helps you prepare for the class, discusses the supplies and begins the creative process. Students follow along with the videos and use the printed text lessons as an extra support for the class. At anytime you can ask for help via email or by uploading a photograph of your painting into the class forums. The teacher is always ready to offer suggestions and give feedback to help you create a successful painting that you will be happy with.

  • Class includes step by step instructions
  • Written Text lessons
  • 4 hours of step by step video demonstrations.
  • Class Forums: Students are encouraged to upload photographs of their art work to classroom forums for instructor feedback and critique.
  • Instructor Barbara Cassidy

                                      Create 3 different Abstract Paintings

  • This class is filled with the guidance you need to make striking abstract paintings
  • Gain insight on how to use acrylic paint to create stunning visual effects using textures
  • Learn mixed-media techniques that will add depth and texture to your art work


Color Palette - Acrylic
Traditions Artist Acrylic Paint
Aquamarine – PW6, PG7, PB15.3
Phthalo Blue – PB15.3
Phthalo Green-Blue – PG7
Quinacridone Gold – PO48
Raw Sienna – PBr7RS
Raw Umber – PBr7RU
Sap Green – PG36, PR101, PY73
Titanium White – PW6
Transparent Red Iron Oxide – PR101
Warm White – PW6, PY42
Traditions Painting Mediums:
Glazing Medium – DATM01
Extender Medium – DATM02
Multi-Purpose Sealer – DATM03
Satin Varnish – DATM04
Texture Medium – DATM06
 IMPORTANT: After registering for this online class you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to access your classroom. Please look for this email within a few hours. There is always a possibility that it can go into your junk mail so please be on the watch for it
                                 Other Support
  • Classroom Forums: There are many classroom forums where you'll upload photographs of your work, and questions and answers are shared between students and me the instructor. Feedback is very important. This helps you know that you are on the right track. If there are any issues or challenges, these Q & A’s forums help clarify anything that might not be completely clear to you.
        Extra Bonus Features and Benefits for the Student

One of the greatest benefits to taking an online art class like this is having the ability to hit the rewind button. If you need to re-watch a painting technique more than once, you can do so as many times as you want. This gives you lots of time to practice and digest the information at your own pace. Watching the videos from the best seat in the house gives you an over the shoulder view of the whole painting process from start to finish.


* Open for continuous registration - All course materials are completely uploaded into the classroom - there is no wait time between lessons and videos. Work along at your own pace.

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  • 5
    This was so much fun!

    Posted by A loyal student from the U.S. on 27th Jan 2013

    Great class with a really fun approach to abstract art. Thanks for a great experience. This was my third class at the art apprentice, and I will continue to take lots of classes. Each one has been excellent. Thank you.

  • 5
    Love the colors!

    Posted by USA on 19th Nov 2012

    Very excellent class. I have enjoyed everything in this workshop.
    Very well presented.

  • 5
    So Create and Fun!

    Posted by USA on 18th Nov 2012

    I really enjoyed this class! very professional presentation.

  • 5
    Loved this class!

    Posted by Ellen on 1st Jul 2012

    Not only is the color beautiful, learned so much!

  • 5
    An aqua wonderland!

    Posted by maria on 31st May 2012

    Wow! This class is great for getting the creative juices going! Lots of techniques to learn too.

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