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3/16, 17, 23, 24 Take Your Acrylic Painting to the Next Level
@ Wayne's Studio, SE Portland OR, $250

(Maximum class enrollment is 6)

Level: some painting or art experience necessary

Register for this workshop


Take Your Acrylic Painting to the Next Level



This class is designed for anyone who wants to refine their acrylic painting skills. The focus of this workshop is the individual. Through demos and painting sessions Wayne will help each student get to the next level of their acrylic painting.

Topics covered:
• Combining opaque and transparent painting

• Preparing surfaces for acrylic

• Applying right combination of color to create a mood your desire

• Create dramatic and subtle color with your own limited color palette

• Layering and glazing
• Developing your own style in acrylic

• Choose the right underpainting for your painting.


Level: some painting experience necessary


Course Duration varies:


4 days, 6-7 hours per day


3 days, 7-8 hours per day


short workshop 2 days, 6-7 hours per day

Materials list

Bring the following to the workshop:

  • A table top or regular easel (a table top easel will be provided for Pacifica workshops)
  • Water spray bottle
  • Assortment of rounded brushes: #0, #2, #4, #8
  • 2-3 stretched canvases, your choice of width and height between 10”-18”

Bring the following acrylic colors in a tube or jar

  • Titanium White
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Burnt Umber
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Gloss Medium

Optional colors:

Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red, Mars Black, Permanent Green, Phthalocyanine Blue, Matte Medium


All material will be inlcuded when workshop is Wayne's Portland home studio.


Who should attend the workshop

  • Watercolorists or oil painters who want to “flirt with” acrylic
  • Painters of all skill levels
  • Anyone wanting to learn Wayne’s acrylic glazing and layering techniques
  • Anyone wanting to improve color mixing skills



For a materials fee of $25, you will receive what you need to get started in painting: brushes, paint, gessoed panel or canvas, and more.

Workshop Fee: $200-$375 depending on class duration, size, and location


Cancellation policy at Wayne's Studio,

If you need to cancel, notification must be given at least one week prior to the class start date regardless if payment has been sent.

No refunds are given once the workshop starts. If you need to miss a workshop day, you may make up the missing day in any of Wayne's future Sanchez Studio workshops within 6 months.

If the workshop is canceled or rescheduled, you will receive an email notification no later than 48 hours prior to the beginning of the workshop. Payments will be refunded.

Artworks created by past workshop participants


















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