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"Learning Different Approaches to Abstract Painting" with Art Cornell (July 2024)

with Instructor Art Cornell 

Wednesdays (9am - 12pm)

July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2024

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

This class is for students that want to work in abstract form. Whether you are new to abstract painting, or are an advanced student, you will gain insights into refining your skills.

Blending, color, focal point, negative space, lines, texture, composition, balance, all come into play. Critique will be done to better understand what works in a particular piece and perhaps what to leave out to create painting that is original and engaging.


SKILL LEVEL: This course is designed for beginner level, intermediate level, and advanced level abstract students, however the student should be familiar and understand the media they choose to work with. The instructor will provide one-on-one time and will be able to adjust according to each students individual level. 
Ticket purchases to Art League of Hilton Head events are final. Credits or Refunds will not be given for missed or classes/workshops.

If 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 workshop. A list of materials you should bring with you is provided below.
Requirements: SUPPLY LIST:

Click HERE for a printable PDF of the Supplies list.


Materials you are currently working with, including:

The Medium of Your Choice and all of the supplies that go along with it including brushes, canvas/watercolor paper, paint colors you prefer.

PLEASE NOTE: You must have an understanding and working knowledge of the medium that you choose to use in order to derive a level of accomplishment in an abstract application.

Art will be using GOLDEN Heavy acrylic paint and 140lb watercolor paper. Additionally, Art will be using different brushes, palette knives, paper towels and a straight edge tool (putty knife, old credit cards, etc).

Instructor: Art Cornell
Instructor Bio:
ART CORNELL is an acclaimed photographer, poet and painter of abstract art. His works reside in private and corporate collections throughout the United States. He has judged numerous art and photography shows throughout the Lowcountry. In addition, he has written five poetry books and contributed his poetry to numerous regional publications. He is also recognized as a national Concourse automotive judge. Currently Art exhibits at Art League of Hilton Head.

You can visit Art Cornell's Website, by clicking HERE

Art has assisted with the Arts program at Memory Matters, an organization dedicated to assisting individuals suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Recently he received certification in art therapy from Cognitive Connections. Art is also an instructor at Art League Academy, where he offers a number of classes, workshops, and private one-on-one or group lessons.
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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.