An Introduction to Painting Realism in Acrylic-Wed 5/29

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An Introduction to Painting Realism in Acrylic-Wed 5/29


This class will be focused on creating realism using highly pigmented acrylic paints. We will explore texture techniques for ice, the control of strokes, value and reflections for painting open water. Painting the swan explores the different textures, colors and strokes to create this beautiful focus.

What students will learn: Creating texture in snow.

Creating water with strokes, color and reflections

Creating texture in wildlife

Student level: Beginner and Intermediate

Fee: $100.00

Date: 5/29/2019

Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm, with a half hour lunch break at 12:30pm*. (there is no refrigerator but there is a microwave)

Sign up online or, email to reserve a spot:    

and then send a check to: Arts Wayland, P.O. Box 272, Wayland, MA 01778

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The fee includes all paints, and a canvas. Students will need to bring brushes. The teacher has brush packets for sale or will supply a list of highly recommended brushes. Contact the teacher directly if you wish to reserve a brush packet and pay for it at the workshop.

Minimum participants: 5

Maximum participants: 12

Teacher: Maureen Baker

Email Address:

Phone: (978) 758-1876


About the teacher: I have been teaching regionally and nationally for 15 years. My travel teaching has been mostly in acrylic. In studio and local venues I teach in both acrylic and oils. My work has been published in numerous publications throughout the United States, including Painting World, Society Of Decorative Painters and Interactive Magazine.

*Lunch options also include restaurants in the shopping center: Panera bread, The Local pub restaurant. Giaccomo’s restaurant, or Takara - Japanese restaurant. We suggest calling ahead for a quick pickup at noon. There is also a Stop and Shop for sandwiches and salads.


The cancellation policy is a full refund if we cancel. If the attendee cancels they would get a full refund if cancelled 7 days before the program. There is a 20% cancellation fee if cancelled less than 7 days to the program start date. 

Attendees should send an email to if they wish to cancel out of a program.