Introduction to Geometric Abstractions in Acrylic

Via Zoom; for ages 15+

Sunday, May 16, 2021
1 – 2:30 PM

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May 16 & 23

Discover how artists like Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, and Helen Hardin — currently on display — used simple artistic concepts to create rich, visual languages. Then, explore new ways to use lines, curves, color, simple mathematical concepts, and spontaneity in your work before creating an abstracted work that suggests, rather than tells, in a fun, stress-free class for beginners.

Please note, supplies are not included. Click HERE for a supply list. Need advice or help when ordering supplies? Contact Studio Experience Manager Emma Moore at Registration closes May 12.

Instructor Patris left the education profession in 2004 to pursue her art full time. She has recently been juried into several national plein air painting competitions, and her work is in many private and public collections. She served on the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission and is a member of the California Art Club, the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and Landscape Artists International.


$65 members
$90 nonmembers

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Image: Helen Hardin (Santa Clara, 1943–1984), Messenger from the Sun (detail), 1980. Etching, ed. 1/65, 14 x 11 in. Loan from Helen Hardin # 1's LLC.

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