This is a great introductory class for students to learn how to paint using acrylics. Various brush strokes and color theory will be introduced in a fun and engaging setting.
Canvas, paints and brushes will be provided as well as a cupcake for each student to enjoy!
Students should bring a smock or something to cover their clothes such as an apron or old shirt.
The best things in life are sweet! Join Sparta artist Beth Varkala for a fun workshop that combines painting with acrylics and a favorite treat for many: CUPCAKES! During this two-hour instruction, students will create a 12"x12" painting of a whimsical Witch while enjoying a treat of their own. All students need to bring is a love for cupcakes and painting, and the rest is easy and delicious!
Beth Varkala is a professional artist from Sparta, New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from SUNY College at Purchase. Beth was a K-12 art teacher for 15 years and received many honors including Teacher of the Year. Her goal as a teacher was to instill confidence in every student. She has now devoted her passion for painting as a full time endeavor. She primarily paints with pastels enjoying the immediacy of the medium. Beth has received numerous awards, recently receiving Best in Portrait/Figure Category in the Pastel Society of New Jersey Eleventh Anniversary Members Exhibition. Beth has been juried into numerous exhibits including The Degas Pastel Society’s 19th Biennial Membership exhibition, which was held in New Orleans last September. She is an associate member of the Pastel Society of America, a signature member of the Pastel Society of NJ and a member of The Degas Pastel Society, Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod and The Pastel Painters of Maine. Her art work can be veiwed at her website: www.bethvarkala.com