Linda Findlay will teach an Introduction to Acrylic Painting course on six Tuesday evenings from February 8 to March 15, 2011. Classes will be from 6.30 pm to 9 pm at the Nanaimo Art Gallery, 900 Fifth Street. This six-week course is ideal for those who are complete beginners to acrylic paint, or those who want to gain more technical knowledge of this versatile medium. Building on basic skills, students will learn more about acrylic paint, brushes and painting surfaces. Through weekly discussion, demonstration, and practice, students will gain experience and knowledge about colour theory, composition, and a wide variety of painting techniques. You will be encouraged to develop your own style and expression as you gain confidence in your painting skills. Tuition for gallery members is $135 plus HST, for non-members $155 plus HST. A supply list will be provided at time of registration. All-day Vancouver Island University parking is $4. To register call the campus gallery at 250-740-6350.