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Continuing Education at PAFA

Advancing Your Acrylics (In-Person)

with Frederic Kaplan


Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Instructor: Frederic Kaplan 
Credit: Non-Credit Only

For students with some experience and training with acrylic paints, this course will increase the fascination and challenge of the medium by guiding you into a wide range of techniques and materials that will advance your skill level. Explore transparent and semi-opaque layering more deeply while investigating masking and blending techniques. Content will include color theory and compositional structure, as well as the introduction of a broad selection of acrylic paint types and additives. Subject matter includes still life arrangements, the human figure, and the expansive views of the city from the upper floors of PAFA. Previous acrylic painting experience required.  Tuition includes a $35 models fee.

Image: Fred Kaplan, Godel Escher Bach at Relativistic Velocity, 2019 Acrylic, oil and ink on canvas, 32 x 72 in. 

Register by: February 26

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Winter/Spring 2024 CE Policy Guide, including withdrawal/refund policies

  • Regular: Mar 6 - Apr 10th, 2024
    Wed for 6 weeks from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

(215) 972-7600

128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 Get directions

Room: 1010

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