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Acrylic on Wood: Hand-painted Ornaments

Schedule and Location

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

  • Section A: Saturday, December 2 (CANCELED)
  • Section B: Saturday, December 9 (Please register below)

Fees and Registration

$45.00 member
$54.00 nonmember

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

These hand painted sparrows on wood are painted with acrylic.Learn techniques for painting on a wooden surface using acrylics. Artist and teacher Lindsay Sandbothe will demonstrate her technique for painting wood with acrylic. Then you will have the opportunity to create your own hand-painted tree cookie to give as a gift or display in your home.

Instructor: Lindsay Sandbothe
Notes: Previous experience working with acrylics is required. Limit 18
Supplies: Please bring an image you would like to paint and three brushes (white synthetic bristles are recommended for this surface):

  • One 1-inch flat brush
  • One small flat brush for blocking in colors
  • The SMALLEST little round brush you have for details!

Brushes are available to borrow if you don’t have a set and don’t wish to purchase them

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Course Details

Please register for Section B: Saturday, December 9. (Section A: is canceled)
CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.