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Adult Oil Painting Courses

These adult oil painting courses are designed to teach similar to the “Wet on Wet” oil painting techniques. It’s easier than you think! Honestly, no experience is necessary.

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Kids Acrylic Painting Course Age 7 to 17

This acrylic painting art course is specifically designed to teach acrylic techniques. It is designed to enhance skills and bring out your imagination and self-confidence. During this acrylic painting course your kids will experiment with a variety of elements, tools and methods to create acrylic works of art!

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Acrylic Painting Course for Adults

Introduction to Acrylic Painting for Adults begins October 5th 2015. Join us Mondays for 4 weeks. AGE RANGE: 18 and up Registration Ends: Friday October 2, 2015 CLASS SIZE*: (minimum 4; maximum 15) DATE: October 5 – October 26, 2015 (Mondays) TIME: 8:00PM-9:00PM LOCATION: I Paint Today, 9 Acton Rd Suite 10, Chelmsford MA TUITION: $80.00 (Includes all supplies needed in class.) Painting should be a NO FEAR ZONE! This art course is specifically designed to teach acrylic techniques. It is designed to enhance skills and bring out your imagination and self-confidence. During this painting course you will experiment with a variety of elements, tools and methods to create acrylic works of art! ADULT INTRODUCTION TO ACRYLIC PAINTING This introductory course covers basic painting techniques with an emphasis on contemporary applications of acrylic landscape canvas painting. The Objectives of this course are to provide acrylic painting beginners… …with the skills necessary to create simple but beautiful landscapes paintings. …knowledge of materials used in this technique. …the tools and techniques used in this style of acrylic painting. …the basics of acrylic painting through an engaging introduction. Topics include… …the use of composition. …the proper use of a landscape color palette. …how to create an illusion of texture. …the concepts of form and value through landscape acrylic painting. …the understanding of various acrylic painting brushes, their uses and proper care. By the end of the course, you will have a basic understanding of these concepts and some basic tools used to accomplish your acrylic painting goals. Register Online Today! Seating is Limited to ONLY 15 people.  At the end of this... read more

Intro to Bob Ross Style Wet on Wet Oil Painting Course

This Bob Ross Style Wet on Wet Oil Painting 4 week course for adults begins October 6th. We meet each Tuesday for 4 weeks. AGE RANGE: 18 and up Registration Ends: Friday October 2, 2015 CLASS SIZE: (minimum 3; maximum 10) DATE: October 6-October 27, 2015 (Tuesdays) TIME: 7:30PM-9:00PM LOCATION: I Paint Today, 9 Acton Rd Suite 10, Chelmsford MA TUITION: $125.00 (Includes all supplies needed in class.) Let’s paint “Happy Trees”! This oil painting course is designed to teach similar to the Bob Ross style of “Wet on Wet” oil painting techniques. It’s easier than you think! Honestly, no experience is necessary. It will enhance your skills and bring out imagination and self-confidence. You will learn how to use a variety of brushes and a palette knife in order to create your works of art! ADULT INTRODUCTION TO BOB ROSS STYLE WET ON WET OIL PAINTING This introductory course covers basic painting techniques with an emphasis on contemporary applications of the oil paint medium and solvents. The Objectives of this course are to provide oil painting beginners… …with the skills necessary to create simple but beautiful landscapes painitngs. …knowledge of materials used in this technique. …the tools and techniques used in this style of oil painting. …the basics of oil painting through an engaging introduction. Topics include… …the use of composition. …the proper use of a color palette. …how to create texture. …the concepts of form and value through landscape oil  painting. …the understanding of various oil painting brushes, their uses and proper care. By the end of the course, you will have a basic understanding of these... read more

Chelmsford Fall Fest Celebrates the Arts Oct 3, 2015

YEAH!!! I Paint Today will be part of the festivities at Chelmsford Fall Fest Saturday, October 3, 2015. I Paint Today will be at Chelmsford Fall Fest in Chelmsford Common, MA from 10am until 4pm with activities, events, artwork for sale and lots of free giveaways. I Paint Today’s Art Center will also be open for walk-ins from 10am until 9pm with even more activities, events, artwork and giveaways. (In the event of rain, we will only be indoors) The Art Center for I Paint Today is located around the corner from the Chelmsford Common. So no worries, we are in walking distance, at 9 Acton Road Suite 10. You will have no trouble getting to both locations! I’m very excited about this event and can’t wait to see everyone! We are planning great activities at Chelmsford Fall Fest both on the Chelmsford Common and in the I Paint Today Art Studio (Remember, if it rains we will not be set up outside. Join us indoors at 9 Acton Rd, Suite 10) I Paint Today Outdoor Events and Activities for the Chelmsford Fall Fest Location: Chelmsford Fall Fest on the Chelmsford Common Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015 Hours: 10am to 4pm List of I Paint Today’s Outdoor Events and Activities below (I don’t want to keep you in too much suspense! LOTS OF FREE STUFF!!! I know I loooove collecting free stuff when I go to festivals. So, come on over and collect some stuff from us! We have some great giveaways and discount certificates for you! TOTALLY AWESOME, RIGHT? We’re going to have a great year guys. Here... read more

Painting Tips and Tricks – Painting a Palm Tree

First and Foremost Tip for Painting a Palm Tree Loosen up and Shake it Out! Together, you and I will shake out the tension and make your painting space your NO FEAR ZONE! Keep in mind that it’s only paint. It doesn’t bite. It doesn’t talk back. It doesn’t charge you when you paint a stroke you don’t like. Keep in mind, you can always paint over it and try, try again! Now, before you begin painting, close the door if you have too and do something to make yourself smile, feel comfortable and even feel silly. Your body will create endorphin’s that will honestly help your painting to come out better. Don’t skip this step! I know what you’re thinking. It sounds stupid. But, honestly, you do this and you’re half way home. Don’t know what to do to loosen up? Try doing the “Hokey Pokey” and “shake it all around!” This will definitely loosen you up and hopefully make you chuckle! Try putting on your favorite music and sing while you paint. Are you smiling? Feeling loose and free yet? OK then, now we are ready to go on! Let’s take a moment to get more specific about Painting a Palm Tree Tips and Tricks when Painting a Palm Tree – Two Very Important Steps… Observe! Observe! Observe! And … Practice! Practice! Practice! You’ve heard the phrase “Location! Location! Location!” Well, when we paint its “Observe! Observe! Observe!” and “Practice! Practice! Practice!” Ways to Observe for Painting a Palm Tree If you have the opportunity to get out and observe the real thing, then do it. Take... read more

Disney Themed Kids Saturday Drawing/ Painting Classes

Disney Themed Kids Saturday Drawing/ Painting Classes  www.ipainttoday.com/calendar Summer Rate Special $18.80 per class! See Summer Rate Special Blog 6-12-2015 for details. Each Saturday I Paint Today offers 2 Cookies and Paint Kids Classes: All Saturday Kids Summer Drawing and Painting Classes are based around your child’s Disney and Pixar Favorites. We also offer FREE TIME, a FREE SNACK, a FREE JUICE BOX and a FREE BUILD-ABLE COLORING BOOK between classes. All classes will be a relaxed, fun atmosphere with music, movement, laughter and creativity while the instructor guides your child through his/her very own artwork. 1:00PM-2:30PM: SATURDAY KIDS SUMMER DRAWING CLASSES of DISNEY FAVORITES:  Each Saturday we  teach your child how to DRAW a Disney Pixar’s popular favorite. We  use pencils, charcoal, markers, chalk pastels, glue, glitter and other interesting materials. Check out our calendar.  See details and more of our Disney Themed Kids Saturday Drawing/ Painting Classes  3:30PM-5:00PM:  Saturday Kids Summer PAINTING CLASSES of DISNEY FAVORITES Each Saturday we teach your child how to PAINT a Disney Pixar’s popular favorite. We use acrylics, water color paint, water color pencils, paint pens, glue, glitter and other interesting materials. The drawing for the feature painting is pre-sketched to encourage creativity in painting. FREE BONUS MATERIALS: for all children attending our Disney Themed Kids Saturday Drawing/ Painting Classes!! An I Paint Today Build-able Coloring Book will be given to each child who attends either or both of our drawing and/or painting classes.  We will give your child 3 extra pages to add to his or her book every Saturday! 2:30PM-3:30PM: FREE SNACK TIME:  You are all more than welcome to... read more

SUMMER RATE SPECIAL Painting Classes $18.80 per class!

SUMMER RATE SPECIAL Painting Classes Prepay 5 Classes as low as ONLY $18.80 per person per class with VIP Promo Code! How to Get a $5 Discount VIP Promo Code Sign up for the VIP Newsletter on the left side of the Home Page. Receive a VIP Promo Code for an additional $5 OFF in your email. This VIP Promo Code will work on SINGLE classes and the Summer Rate Special Painting Classes. With this code, your Summer Rate Special Pricing is ONLY $18.80 per class per person for 5 painting party classes! Use it for a single class and most will ONLY be $22.   SUMMER RATE SPECIAL PAINTING CLASSES PROGRAM How the Program Works: You get 5 painting classes. YOU CHOOSE THE CLASSES! Pick your first class and sign up for this program. You may sign up for each additional class any time before the class date providing there are spaces available. For Summer Rate Special Painting Classes Choose from: Paint and Sip Classes Paint and Party Classes Cookies and Paint Drawing Classes Cookies and Paint Painting Classes Paint and Craft Classes Special Event Classes As usual, all classes include all materials, an apron, instruction and music to groove by! Snacks and bottled water are available for purchase for your convenience. But, if what we have doesn’t float your boat, feel free to bring your own!   How to Purchase: Look at all of our classes on our calendar. Choose a class you want to attend and click on it to show the registration at the bottom. Just checking us out for the first time? Chose the... read more

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