Flower Acrylic Pour
Adult Enrichment / Create -
Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paint to create an art piece. Learn the process of mixing acrylic paint with other materials for a more fluid consistency that can be poured directly onto canvas. You'll learn how to manipulate the paint to create a beautiful flower design.
Each registrant will receive an 8 x 10 inch canvas and all the supplies needed to create their own masterpiece. Please bring a box to take your work home in.
Vanessa Merry moved to Florence, Italy at the age of eighteen to study the methods of the great masters in painting, drawing, and printmaking at Palazzo Spinelli. From here she continued her education and exploration of the human-figure, still-lifes, and landscapes at Atelier de Chimere in France were she enjoyed Plein-Air painting in the French countryside. She moved back to the United States were she attended and graduated from the University of Minnesota in Visual Arts and Art History.
She has been actively involve in the Twin Cities art scene for many years. Vanessa Merry has won several awards for her paintings in local galleries. She was the President of the Robbin Gallery in Robbinsdale, Minnesota and is currently on the staff of WARM (Women's Art Resources of MN).
Vanessa currently enjoys creating works of art in many different styles, but finds herself happiest when she is in the classroom teaching others all the skills that she has acquired in her studies.
What our students say:
"It was such a fun class! My creation is ugly but the fun was in the process, so I don't care what it looks like. Wish there were more classes like this!"
"... (Ms. Merry) was one of the best teachers I have ever had for an art related community ed class! Super organized and a great teacher, encouraged and welcomed everyone, never rushed anyone yet got everything in, just perfect!!! "