Abstract Art

Painting Abstract Art is easier than you might imagine and instructor, Kerry Ramirez is excited to show you just how to  create an abstract masterpiece. Join us for a relaxing experience where you will learn to blend colors and used specific techniques to make your artwork unique and personal.


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Class Details:

  • Thursdays
  • April 19th - May 10th
  • 6:00 – 7:30 PM
  • Gilruth Center, Discovery Room
  • $55 – Early registration (until April 6th)
  • $65 – Late registration (April 7th-19th)


  • Acrylic paint in jars or tubes, colors of your choice; (Recommended colors: red, green, blue, yellow, white, black; other colors can be mixed from these).  Michaels’ Art Supply store has tubes and jars of paint in various sizes, colors, and price ranges.  Craft paint in bottles is also acceptable. 
  • Container of some sort to hold water, such as a plastic tub or large cup.
  • Several plastic or paper cups to mix colors with water and an old spoon or plastic spoon to mix paint in the cup.
  • Paper towels to clean your hands and brushes.
  • Several paper plates to be used as pallets to mix paint.
  • One large canvas or canvas panel, or sheet of artist paper suitable for acrylic painting.  (recommend canvas or paper size at least 16 X 20 inches; smaller canvas is acceptable).
  • Assorted brush sizes, such as ½ inch, 1 inch, 2 inches.  Less expensive brushes are ok.
  • Apron to protect your clothing or to wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. 

Optional supplies:

  • A plastic or paper straw to blow paint.
  • Several plastic bottles with nozzles used to drip paint.
  • Plastic or rubber gloves to protect your hands. 


About the Instructor:

Kerry Ramirez has a BA in Interior Design from the University of Houston.  She has worked as a designer in residential and commercial interiors.  Additional training was received in fine art drawing and painting at San Jacinto Jr. College and at the Arts Alliance Center in Clear Lake.  She was a member of Galerie Spectra, located in Memorial City Mall, where she showed her artwork and taught fine art painting classes.  She has participated in a number of art shows, and won the National Society of Artists’ “Best New Artist” award.