News Local Artist Sharon Elsey, To Instruct Whitewater Painting Class - Garrett College

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Campus News

March 29, 2018

Local Artist, Sharon Elsey, to instruct 'Whitewater Painting' class

Sharon Elsey, local artist, will teach a class on ‘Painting Whitewater’ for Garrett College at the Southern Outreach Center located in Oakland. The classes are slated for Mondays, April 2 to 23, 6:15-8:15 p.m.

Participants will be presented with an introductory level to learn how to paint whitewater (moving water) in various ways. Supplies provided are as follows: acrylic paint, different mediums, paper towels, easels, paper/plastic plates, & cups (for water). Students will need to bring a set of paintbrushes and two 16 x 20 canvases.

Topics include: a review of materials, tools, and techniques used with acrylic paints. Participants will experiment with water design and use various brushes to create different effects. The goal is to take home two paintings: ready to hang or to give as a gift.

Sharon Elsey is the instructor for the course. She is a self-taught artist, who resides in Garrett County. She paints mostly nature, landscape, and action paintings. Although whitewater, kayaking and snow scenes are her favorites, she is currently expanding her horizons through different types of mediums and scenes. Her work has been displayed throughout the county.

To register for this class, contact Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069. Course registration fee applies.