Art helps people reach a wide audience without shouting from the top of radio towers, provocatively dancing behind a local TV field reporter, or tying speech bubbles to migrating birds. Express yourself with today’s Groupon to Colours Art Supplies and Framing. Choose between the following options:
- For $12, you get a two-hour Introduction to Airbrushing art class (a $25 value).
- For $10, you get $20 worth of art supplies and merchandise.<p>
Airbrush art classes are offered on February 11, 16, 17, and 18, at the following times:
- 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.<p>
Classes are capped at eight people.
Colours Art Supplies and Framing’s expert instructors fan the flames of creativity with hands-on classes and an arsenal of art supplies. A two-hour Introduction to Airbrushing art class goes over the particulars of different types of brushes through interactive exercises. Compressed-air gurus patiently expound upon the art form’s fundamentals, from techniques and tips to proper maintenance and cleaning practices. Students procure the skills to harness a variety of paint types, learning to mist their creations upon all manner of surface including car fenders, birthday cakes, and the faces of unsuspecting traffic police.
Alternatively, shelves stacked with art, drafting, and graphic design supplies sate hankerings for at-home artistic expression. The pages of a Cartooning art book ($11.95) give step-by-step instructions on bringing drawings to life without them sucking up the oxygen in your personal space. Gild blank canvases in vibrant aqueous pigments spouted forth from tubes of Van Gogh watercolour paints ($3.70 each), or spin the wheel of a colour-matching guide ($19.99) to get a definitive reading of complementary hues.