A Deeper Abstraction

developing painting techniques and professional practice

Abstrtact painting as a tool for transformation

Abstract painting is more than pretty colors and shapes. Join us on a journey of personal and professional transformation using the techniques of guided meditation, I Ching, Tarot and movement to access a deeper root for abstract painting. Strengthen your professional practice by learning how to enter juried shows, write personal statements, and present your work. Our 6 class Thursday night sessions alternate 4 full studio classes with 2 critiques.

Receive individual guidance and demonstrations as well as feedback, support and encouragement.

September 24 and October 2 painting in our arsenal studio,

October 9 group critique and potluck

October 16 and October 23 painting in our arsenal studio,

October 30 final group critique and pot luck

All 6 classes for only $89.


Thursday evenings 6:30-8:30 at I AN I Studio in the historic Benicia Arsenal.

Strengthen your studio practice in a fun and safe environment

Individual instruction provided

Develop your Unique form of expression in a non-threatening atmosphere of mutual respect and learning.

Group critique offers the opportunity to pose questions in order to gain insight into your work

Learn techniques in acrylic painting to enhance your painting skills

Have fun!

Develop the tools to enter the world of the professional artist

I AN I Studio, 991 Jackson Street Benicia (right behind Arts Benicia)

Cost is $89 for all 6 classes

Please wear grubbies and bring your paints and brushes for studio work.

Materials Needed

Please bring two professional quality canvases approx 24" x 36" (available at Michaels, Blick, Utrecth. Look for wrapped sides 1 1/2 -2 inches deep)

Bring acrylic paints (or paints of your choice),


Spray bottle


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