Acrylics (16 and up)

    Visual Arts Room
    Presented by
    Fridays, 12:30 - 3:00 PM
    Grade Range
    11th grade - Adult
    Age Range


    Member tuition
    Non-member tuition

    $175.00 (become a member)

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    Join instructor Egan Franks Holzhausen for this fun and approachable introduction to this wonderful medium. Students will meet once per week for six weeks to explore different techniques and methods for painting with acrylics.

    The class will be broken into two sections: The first half of the course will consist of demonstrations, color mixing, and experimentation. The second half will be devoted to a specific painting project. 

    All necessary supplies will be provided.
    We will use student-grade acrylic paints. If you'd like to bring your own, the following materials are suggested:

    • Acrylic Paint
      suggested colors:
      Red, Blue, Yellow, White, Black, Green. 
    • Variety of brushes in different sizes and shapes:
      Rounded (Filbert), Flat, Angled, Big, Small. (At least 5 brushes).
    • Palette or Palette paper pad 
    • Old towel or tshirt (to be cut up for rags).
    • 3 surfaces at least 11 x 14 in. in size (canvas, wood panels, etc) 
    • Please bring an apron, or wear clothing you don't mind getting paint on
    Supplies provided
    Art Area
    Visual Arts

    Egan Franks Holzhausen

    CTAC Instructor
    CTAC Petoskey
    Cancellation & Class Policies

    Cancellation Policy for Petoskey Classes (In-Person)

    Student Withdrawal
    Requests for cancellation by the student at least seven (7) days prior to the first day of class will be honored (minus a $20 processing fee).  NO REFUNDS will be given for a student cancellation made less than seven (7) days in advance of the first day of the class.

    Class Cancellations (Weather)
    When Public Schools of Petoskey are closed due to inclement weather, CTAC-Petoskey classes are cancelled. We will do our best to provide a make-up opportunity for the missed class. Refunds will not be given if the student is unable to attend the rescheduled session of class. Workshops and one-time classes will be handled on a per-class basis. School of Ballet students are asked to make up the missed class in an alternate session approved by their instructor.

    Student Absence
    We are unable to offer refunds or make-up sessions for classes missed due to student absence.

    Minimum Enrollment
    Crooked Tree Arts Center reserves the right to cancel any class that does not meet its minimum student enrollment prior to the first class session. If a class is cancelled by CTAC for lack of enrollment, CTAC will offer a full refund to the student in the manner in which tuition was paid. (Cash payments will be refunded by check.)

    COVID-19 Policy for Classes (after 4/1/22)

    The following COVID-19 related policies are in place for classes that begin after April 1, 2022:

    Face Coverings (updated 4/1/22)
    As of April 1 and in accordance with the lifting of the mask recommendation by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, masks are not required for CTAC classes that begin after April 1*. However, should COVID-19 pandemic conditions change, CTAC will continue to follow local/state health department guidelines on masking, and will update class registrants via email and our website accordingly in the event of a change in requirements.

    *Some classes may still require masking, and that will be noted clearly in the class description.

    Students who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or who have recently tested positive should not come to class, and should follow the CDC guidelines on quarantining and masking.

    Symptoms of Covid-19 include: Fever or chills; cough; shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; fatigue; muscle or body aches; headache; loss of taste or smell; sore throat; congestion or runny nose; nausea or vomiting; diarrhea.

    Students and instructors should sanitize their hands upon class arrival and departure. Hand sanitizer and surface disinfectant will be available onsite.