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To view upcoming classes after the online registration date has passed, including ongoing series or past classes, click on the link for the calendar view.

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Luminous Liquid Layers with Eric Scott


liquidlayers1Luminous Liquid Layers with Journal Fodder Junkie Eric Scott
Sunday, March 19, 9:00am-4:00pm
Tuition: $150 (register by March 4 for a 10% tuition discount)
Supplies: $35.00, payable to instructor at the beginning of class
All skill levels
Age 16+

Spend the day pushing your creativity as you delve into the world of liquid acrylics. Explore a multitude of exciting possibilities as you liquidlayers2paint, drip, scrape, splatter, and stamp. Sure, you’ll learn the basics, but you’ll also learn to use a wide range of unconventional tools and materials to create exciting textures and luminous layers. Throw in some of your favorite images and personal ephemera to add mixed media flair to your work, or focus simply on building your painting skill. Either way, you’ll learn to open yourself to a new painting process as you build texture, embrace color, and develop rich layers. See how easy it is to develop dynamic images as you work, and walk away with vivid works ready to go up on the wall.

Supply Fee $35 Includes:

  • 1 - 12x12 museum profile canvas
  • 1 - 12x12 Strathmore 400 Acrylic Paper
  • 1 - 11x14 Strathmore 400 Mixed Media Paper
  • 2 - 6x8 Strathmore Mixed Media Paper
  • Access to all shared materials:
  • Golden High Flow Acrylic Paint
  • Golden Soft Gel Medium
  • Golden Polymer Medium
  • Acrylic Paint Markers

Additional Instructor Supplied Materials:

  • Plastic mesh
  • A variety of stencils
  • Bubble wrap
  • String
  • Spray bottles
  • Plastic wrap

Students should bring:

  • Paintbrushes
  • Water cup
  • Paint palette
  • A variety of drawing pencils
  • A journal or sketchbook
  • (optional) Personal ephemera - photos, photocopies, specialty papers

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.

Withdrawal/Cancellation policy

In case of student withdrawal, tuition less 20% is refundable up to one week prior to class. Tuition cannot be refunded if student withdraws less than one prior to class.

The class may be cancelled by the CCSA due to low enrollment, severe weather, illness, or other reasons. In cases where the class is cancelled by CCSA, payments are fully refundable.

Are you looking for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)? You can take any of our classes for Wytheville Community College CEU's. You can earn 0.1 CEUs for each hour of class time. The fee is $15. Please contact us to register for this option by calling 276-236-3500. 

Inclement Weather Policy

Morning and Afternoon Classes and Events: If Galax School District is closed due to inclement weather, daytime classes and events are also cancelled.

Evening and Weekend Classes and Events: Cancellation is at the discretion of the instructor or CCSA personnel based on road and weather conditions. CCSA or the instructor will attempt to contact you using the contact email and/or phone numbers you have given us when registering for the class. Notification of cancellation will also be posted on the CCSA and/or Oldtown Pottery Facebook pages.

If a class meeting is one of a series, the class will be rescheduled. If the class is a one-day workshop, it will be cancelled and you will be refunded.

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After confirming your registration, click on the "PayPal" button and choose the "Don't have a PayPal account?" option at the bottom of the screen where you can enter a one-time credit card payment.

Lodging Information

Looking for a place to stay while you are taking a class with us? Click here for a list of area hotels, motels, cabins, and inns. Some of them offer discounts for students taking classes at Chestnut Creek School of the Arts!