Local Classes In The Villages, FL

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Arrachme's Online Courses

 Arrachme is teaching for The Villages  Enrichment Academy.  See photos and details of classes, next to each photo,  below. More classes will continue to be added.  Location Lake Miona Rec. Center – Not affiliated with any other  private workshops.

These classes use acrylics to introduce, help identify, develop and build your own unique style.  Please join internationally exhibited award winning published artist, Arrachme, to learn fresh unique visual painting skills and techniques.  After years of listening to students she developed a course especially for you.  She learned how to unlock the flow of creativity by teaching specific techniques in each category which enhance the senses.  Arrachme is currently a world renown professional artist that is exhibited in museums internationally. She draws ideas from this experience as for the classes in her endorsed educational programs. They start beginners with good habits and helps the seasoned artist to grow.  The teaching is her way of giving back to the community. No additional fees are added for lodging. Classes are kept very affordable for three years. Residents and non-residents are welcome in live classes. Golf cart accessible. You can take the classes in any order. No stress, No judgement.  Just and easy fun experience.

You can call her with questions about supplies or the class instruction 828-230-6613.

Where can I register for classes?   After you look below to choose a class, you can stop by any regional rec. center in person, or go to the www.district.gov website, or call The Villages 352-674-1800,  to sign up for classes. 

When Can I watch the free Introductory videos online? Answer.  You can watch now.   Click on the online page of this website. They will prepare you for classes and after you finish your masterpiece. You can also print the pdfs so that you can read the information. There are no strings attached. They are a gift to you. There are 7 free educational videos.

General  Supplies are listed below to create an artist’s tool box.  You will not use all these colors in each class. Continue past the full list to see the painting supplies for your specific class.

General Paints Supplies

Liquitex heavy body paint tubes (not Liquitex basic paint ,not other brands)

I do not use fluid paints with the flip top.

Main paint brushes
Here are some suggestions for brushes -please have at least one good brush see stars

Basic painter’s supplies are:

Ipallet picturef you are local –  DK Art Supply on Hwy 441 Leesburg, FL – 352-326-9555, usually has everything and  Dennis the owner will make a package for you.  Just say you are taking Arrachme’s classes.

See Upcoming Classes Below -click on the class pictures to see details and special supplies for each class.

Cheerful Flowers – The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART10103 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 01/23/2018 & 01/23/2018

Subject Art-  Cheerful Happy Flowers

Click to check supplies required for class. Remember the 1" was brush, hooker green #225, etc, and the dioaxoine purple are a must. updated 1-18-2018
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Class Objective- Easily creating composition from emotions, life. We will explore movement and form of a cheerful painting. Also learn to direct the viewers eye using color variation with little effort. Fun class.

12:00pm - 4:30pm break for snack

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The Poured and Painted Abstract – The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART15103 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 02/06/2018 & 02/06/2018

Subject Art- The poured flower- Using line as an emotional element painting
Check supply updates as we get close to the day of class as I will continue to update this page.

Class Objective- you will pour and paint in combination and learn to use a liner bottle which you will make in class

12:00pm - 4:30pm break for snack

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Moving Water – The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART16105 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 02/13/2018 & 02/13/2018

Source Art- “Tropical light colors”

Class Objective- how to achieve tropical warm water by blending color on the canvas.

We will throw away everything you have been taught about acrylic painting and approach it from an entirely different perspective. The paint colors will be few but important. You will need a couple different size brushes for this class. It will be important to have the correct paint colors and brush.

See the main page for basic supplies that artists use such as plastic tablecloths, paints, a canvas, a Masterson small travel palette, easel, (you will be painting flat most of the time),bucket for water, brushes. Call is you have questions 828-230-6613. There are also free videos here on this website and on you tube by this instructor that you can watch so you can be prepared for an acrylic painting class.
12:00pm - 4:30pm break for snack

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Think Outside The Box – The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART15104 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 02/20/2018 & 02/20/2018

Subject Art-   Think Outside The Box

Check supply updates as we get close to the day of class as I will continue to update this page. updated 1-19-18

Class Objective- Learn to think outside the box.  This is an experimental abstract class. Turn shapes into abstract painting or experimenting with shapes forms and lines and take home a finished painting that unlocks your creative voice. What does abstract painting require of us?  Traditional painting conforms to a sent of guidelines from reality. Abstract painting lets you explore further outside  the box to external sources to find the resources where expressiveness exists. Step by step exercises will unlock the keys to the kingdom.
12:00pm - 4:30pm break for snack

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Powerful Color – The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART10104 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 03/06/2018 & 03/06/2018

Subject Art- “Breath of Nature”, Original curated into South Korea Museum exhibtion 2017 ”

Class Objective- Powerful color blending. We will focus on creating a stand alone background then a watch what happens with the foreground. Learn the magic.

We will learn the secret to painting fantastic contemporary abstract backgound. You do not have to use a tree in the forgroud. The class is mainly about creating a abstract foundation that will result in a successful painting.
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12:00pm - 4:30pm break for snack

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Happy Flowers- The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART15105 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 03/13/2018 & 03/13/2018

Subject Art- Abstract Garden

Class Objective- How to develop a pictoral language using symbols from landscape. How to create abstract paintings with focus on shapes, balance and color . Give yourself permission to find that inner voice though a sense of play with methods to coax out or spark the artist within. Using a multitude of methods of the arts from painting, pouring intentionally coax out the beauty of nature. Step-by- step instruction focuses on form, line, and comfortable strokes. Questions are welcome in class.
12:00pm - 4:30pm

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Day at The Beach – The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART16106 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 03/20/2018 & 03/20/2018

Source Art- Dat At The Beach

Class Objective- Layering, glazes, happy water or surface combinations. Contemporary abstract water. Another unique way to paint water. Painting water formations initially appears to be a daunting task. This is a gentle sweet painting of easy water coming in on the shore. No stress. Relax.

12:00pm - 4:30pm break for snack

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