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Acrylic Painting for Absolute Beginners

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Course Details
$210 2 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Jul 17, 7:00pm - Aug 14, 9:00pm Eastern Time ( 5 sessions )

Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
System Requirements: Requirements:
  • high-speed Internet connection
  • internal or external computer speaker
  • internal or external computer mic
For PC: 
  • Windows 7 or higher
For MAC: 
  • OS X 10.8.5 or higher
Class Delivery: Enjoy in the comfort of your own home, classroom or studio!
  • Individual courses are affordably priced
  • All times are Eastern Standard
  • An email with login instructions will be sent to all participants prior to the event.
Teacher: Zach Seeger

What you'll learn in this acrylic painting class:

This class provides personalized instruction from expert teaching artists in the beautiful and flexible medium of acrylic paint.

Working from direct observation, you’ll learn to render what’s in front of you and create depth and luminosity as you explore the use of textures and different surfaces. Beginning with basic forms, the class progresses from still-lifes to the live model and covers perspective, value and tone as well as the basics of color theory. All levels; no experience necessary.

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Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:

Online programs:
An access link will be emailed to you after purchase.

In-person programs:
Visitors are not required to show proof of vaccination. Masks are highly recommended at 92NY.

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Refund Policy

In the event that some or all of the meetings of the program cannot happen in person, programs will be held at the scheduled time in a virtual format via a video conferencing platform. The programs will continue through hands-on, at-home activities, lectures, presentations, and/or group discussions. No refunds will be issued should any portion of a course be held virtually.

We are not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing refunds for programs missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond our control.

There are no refunds for outings, classes or workshops that meet fewer than three times per semester.

If you are unable to attend, you may contact [email protected] prior to the first date for a receipt that enables you to claim your contribution as a tax-deductible gift.

Unless otherwise noted in program description, the following schedule applies to programs which meet three times or more per semester:

  • To receive a 95% refund, written request must be received 11 business days prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 75% refund, written request must be received at least 2 business days prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 50% refund, written request must be received at least 2 business days prior to the second session.
  • After that, refunds cannot be granted.

All refund requests must be submitted in writing to [email protected]. Refunds are computed from the date written notice is received.

To receive a refund, you must enclose the original of your confirmation letter.

Please allow three to four weeks for processing of your refund request.

Processing fees, membership fees, auditions fees and class or exercise cards are not refundable. No cash refunds.

Start Dates (1)
Zach Seeger
Show all 5 sessions
  • Mon, Jul 17 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Mon, Jul 24 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Mon, Jul 31 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Mon, Aug 07 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Mon, Aug 14 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Reviews of Classes at 92nd Street Y (993)

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Acrylic Painting for Absolute Beginners
Reviewed by Vivian D. on 10/9/2020
Having had the instructor in a previous class, I was given different direction from the rest of the attendees. It helped tremendously to grow my skill a little more.
Acrylic Painting for Absolute Beginners
Reviewed by Vivian D. on 9/2/2020
Vic is fantastic and his patience level is commendable. I look forward to taking his next class.
Acrylic Painting for Absolute Beginners
Reviewed by Muhammad Q. on 4/8/2020
The class was amazing. In particular our instructor was extremely knowledgeable and patient. To add complexity to the matter we ran into the COVID-19 social distancing protocol. So 4 out of 5 sessions were held using online conference. Of course the online version is never a substitution for in person session. However, the instructor did his best and gave us enough feed back and instruction that the course ended up being useful. I highly recommend the class but in person is definitely better than online.
Acrylic Painting for Absolute Beginners
Reviewed by Sherry V. on 12/13/2022
Acrylic Painting for Absolute Beginners
Reviewed by Anonymous on 7/27/2021
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