“In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.” – Kozuko Okakura
In this workshop, you’ll learn to translate what you feel into your paintings through creating abstract florals. Flowers are the perfect vessel for drawing out your inner voice–no two flowers are alike, and there’s a flower for every mood. Flowers are transient– they bud, bloom, and die. But they give abundantly–their pollen sustains the bees, and their beauty makes our hearts leap.
I’ll share my abstract acrylic floral process with through live demonstrations and step-by-step guidance. You’ll start with paper and work your way up to bigger canvases.
You don’t have to have any experience using acrylics or painting flowers to take this class–all experience levels are welcome!
About the instructor:
Courtney Potter has worked as a professional painter, photographer, and art educator for the last decade. A Durham-based artist with regular sales and exhibitions, Courtney is passionate about helping kids and adults alike tap into their creativity. In addition to being the middle school art teacher at Durham Nativity School, Courtney teaching fluid painting & photography courses to kids and adults throughout the Triangle. When not busy making paintings, photographing beautiful souls, or teaching art, you’ll probably find Courtney rock-climbing, dancing, reading, or snuggling her 2 kitties Calypso and Thorn.
This class is conducted online! A computer with audio, video, and internet functionality is required. Student gives permission for The ArtsCenter and for instructor to use their image and comments in class recordings for promotional non-commercial purposes. Refunds and exchanges are not offered for online classes.
All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.
ArtsCenter members receive 15% off of the cost of this course!
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