Local Classes In The Villages, FL

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A FRESH APPROACH TO PAINTING – Arrachme is teaching for The Villages  Enrichment Academy.  See photos and details of classes below. More classes will continue to be added. 2017-2018 Location Lake Miona – 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 exhibited in museums worldwide drawing ideas from this experience as well.  Her  proven program starts the beginner with good habits and helps the seasoned artist to grow.  You can take the classes in any order. No stress, No judgement.  Just and easy fun experience. This year she separated the program into three sections A Fresh Approach General ,  Abstract,  and Water and Sky. This will give the student some deeper focus however there are elements that cross over in each category.

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

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.

Walk In The Woods – The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART10101 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 12/05/2017 & 12/05/2017

Subject Art- Walk In The Woods

Class Objective- Learn to balance your composition with colors and images in one gentle workshop. Beginners welcome. Start with a gentle low horizon line and beatiful warm color.

Time – 12-4:30pm


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

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Whimsical Village – The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART10102 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 12/12/2017 & 12/12/2017

Subject Art- Landscape Happy Whimsical Painting
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Class Objective- Explore composition, light, while creating a collectible village of your own making. We will use negative painting to create trees and blend brillant happy color. Fun class. You can continue in this whimsy spirit to share with family and friends or to hang on your own walls.


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

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Successful Abstract Painting – The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART10502 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 01/09/2018 & 01/09/2018

Subject Art- Successful Abstract Painting

Class Objective- Pure Abstracting. Abstracting Composition using organic materials and black gesso.  How to create abstract paintings with focus on shapes, balance and color. Give yourself permission to find that inner voice using elements of nature and natural methods to coax out or spark the artist within.  Step-by- step instruction focuses on form, line, and comfortable strokes.  Questions are welcome in class.


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

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Eye of The Wave- The Enrichment Academy

Class #: ART16104 Location: Lake Miona Center - Buena Vista 10/10/2017 & 01/16/2018

Subject  - Eye of The Wave- This class is taught on 2 separate dates  Once in Oct and once in Jan

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Class Objective-   In class you  will choose to  paint a more realist eye of a wave or to paint a more abstract interpretation of the eye of a wave. You will be able to choose the color options and see samples of what making these choice will look like. No stress. This is a fun part. Painting is sometimes a series of bold moves like  in the game of chess. This class may get you closer to taking those risks. Observation may be enough. You may think the colors are perfect the way they are. Making no change is a choice too.  No stress. Also learn layering, glazes contemporary abstract water.  Learn how to paint the inside of a a rolling wave. No stress. Relax.

We will be putting a very thin base boat of orange on part of  the canvas. We will not be covering the entire canvas so do not do it before coming to class.


12:00 - 4:30pm break for snack

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Cheerful Flowers – The Enrichment Academy

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

Subject Art-  Cheerful Happy Flowers

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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
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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- Outside The Box

Check supply updates as we get close to the day of class as I will continue to update this page. updated 8/29/2017
Class Objective- Think outside the box. Turn shapes into an abstract painting. What does abstract painting require of us? Traditional painting conforms to a sent of guidlines from reality. Abstract painting lets you explore further outside the box to external sources to find the resources where expressiveness exsists. 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.
choice in the
foreground.
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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