Credited Art Class offered through  Fairfield Art Association

APRIL 26th  and   MAY 3rd _  10am-6pm

The Fairfield Art Association , through Great Prairie Area Education Agency,  announces a “Painting Layering Up” class instructed by John Preston and Kella Tschopp.

Visual Art Instructors/teachers, at all levels of education, can choose to receive an AEA Recertification Credit or  a Drake or Viterbo Graduate Credit .

The class can also be audited by anyone interested in taking the class.

Painting_Layering Up will explore the layering of painting medium techniques using gray and color values with transparency and opacity. Participants will create compositional unity using multiple mediums, to attain a unique visual, which is NOT obvious as mixed-media artwork.

Theory and practice will emphasize creating depth of space with hard and soft edge value contrasts, selecting suitable surface, appropriate mediums, and sequence of application. The unity of this layering up technique painted composition is to enhance expressive skills.

For Art Educators this is an exploration of painting strategy that can be integrated into visual art learning disciplines to increase student learning.

click here for MaterialsList/Painting_LayeringUp : Participants will be responsible for bringing the supplies on the list.

click here for More Information/Registering for Painting_LayeringUp , on or before April 19th

Classes will originate at the FAA Studio in the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 North Main, Fairfield, IA 52556. For more information contact