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How to paint with acrylics six-week course

  • An acrylic painting by artist, Acacia Rogers, who will teach a six-week course on how to paint in acrylics at the Lakes Region Artists Association Gallery to begin Jan. 12. Courtesy of Duane Hammond

Published: 12/27/2018 6:08:42 PM

‘Painting in acrylics is not only easy, it’s also a lot of fun, even for those who believe they don’t have any talent or artistic skills,” said Acacia Rogers who will teach a six-week course in acrylic painting, a course designed for beginners and intermediate artists.

The classes will be held at the Lakes Region Artists Association Gallery, 120 Laconia Road, (Tanger Outlets) suite 132, in Tilton, every Saturday, beginning Jan. 12, until Feb. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The course will focus on learning about pigments, the differences between paint brands, types of materials needed, color mixing and on how to create and complete a beautiful acrylic painting to be proud of.

To sign-up and for a list of materials to bring and cost for the course, contact or visit the gallery from Thursday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to register.

Rogers is a self-taught accomplished artist who for the past 10 years has dedicated her attention to working in a variety of mediums. Her inspiration comes from mostly nature and the natural world particularly animals and wildlife.

Currently, her work is on display at the Ceres Gallery in Portsmouth. She is an active member and Vice President of the Lakes Region Artists Association. Visit to find out more.

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