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"Into the Abstract" (November 2023) with Mary Ann Ford

with Art League Artist &
Instructor Mary Ann Ford

Wednesdays (1 to 4pm)
November 1, 8, 15, 29, 2023
NOTE: No class the week of Thanksgiving

Art League Academy
(106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC)



Yes, there is a method! Abstract paintings are expressions of thought and emotion that are different from each painter. You will be guided through these methods with one-on-one instruction in this exciting course!

This class was designed for beginner and intermediate level oil or acrylic students.


Class fees to Art League of Hilton Head events are final. Credits or Refunds will not be given for missed classes/workshops.

In situations where a class or workshop is canceled by Art League of Hilton Head, a full refund will be given.

Materials Included: No materials are included in this class. A list of materials you should bring with you is provided below.
Requirements: PLEASE BRING:

Click HERE for a printable PDF of the INTO THE ABSTRACT supplies list.

PAINT (Oil or Acrylic)
Primary Colors:
1. Ultramarine Blue
2. Cadmium Red
3. Cadmium Yellow
4. Burnt Umber
5. White

To be discussed 1st class.

Sketch Pad



Canvases of your choice

throwaway palette

Apron, if desired

(AL Academy has I <3 Local Art Aprons for $25)

Please Email:
Instructor: Mary Ann Ford
Instructor Bio:
MARY ANN BROWNING FORD is an artist and a muralist. Her paintings and murals are in homes and businesses in the Bluffton/Hilton Head area, Newport Beach, Los Angeles, Seattle, Dallas, Argentina and Germany. Her commissions range from impressionism to abstracts and she enjoys creating works that include personal elements for her clients.

National Association of Women Artists
Scenic Artist/ Designer for Center for the Arts, Beaufort, SC
Art League of Hilton Head

Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA),
Art League of Hilton Head (ALHH)
Tide Pointe Senior Living

Donated Works:
Bluffton Self Help
Wexford Charities
Ronald McDonald House in Orange County, CA
McAuley Institute in San Francisco

Art Education:
Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Corcoran Gallery School of Art & Torpedo Factory in Washington, DC
DeYoung Museum of Art School, San Francisco
& continuous self study

You can view Mary Ann's website, by clicking HERE
Members Get 10% off with code MEMBER

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.