Bring your inspiration and eye for beauty as you discover the unique properties of acrylic paint. Learn the fundamentals behind color mixing, brushwork, application, and composition as you put your brush to canvas and watch your imagination come to life! Painting experience is not necessary, but welcomed!
This six-week class will meet on Tuesdays: March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, and 16.
About the Instructor
Dan Cooper is an award-winning visual artist with paintings in private and corporate collections. He is the recipient of the 2023 Skip McKinney Faculty of the Year Award, and 2024 will be his 17th year teaching at the Indianapolis Art Center. Cooper’s classes include acrylic painting, pastels, several forms of digital art, digital photography, and moviemaking. His documentaries recording the Indianapolis art scene for a 10-year period have been archived by the Indiana State Museum, Indiana Historical Society, and the Arts Council of Indianapolis. Cooper has been an active arts advocate since helping to establish the Arts Council of Indianapolis in 1987. He attended Indiana University in Bloomington and the University of Indianapolis.
This class is produced in partnership with the Indianapolis Art Center.