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Acrylics with Robin Popp

September 11, 2021

9am - 4pm at GFAA Gallery: 1314 S Main Street

$75 fee



Join Robin for a deep dive into acrylic painting. We'll be exploring different techniques, surfaces and tools and playing with new possibilities for creating representational paintings with vibrancy and texture. Beginners are welcome!

Robin will bring photo references, paper swatches, found words, as well as different surfaces for painting on and new tools to try.

Color mixing will also be a big part of this class as Robin shares her experience with a limited palette.

Acrylic paints are the perfect medium for collage, texturing, and mixed media. We'll explore these and more while staying on the side of realism. Fun, Fun, Fun!

Supply List:

Synthetic brushes sizes 2, 4, and 6. Round, flat and filbert. Or any combination with at least one flat.

Inexpensive chip brush from hardware store

Canvas or Gessoed Board 8 x 10 or 9 x 12


Acrylic paint in the following colors:

Titanium White

Ultramarine Blue

Burnt Sienna

Cadmium Yellow Light

Yellow Ochre

Alizarin Crimson

Veridian or Pthalo Green

Feel free to bring other colors, but have at least these seven.


Palette (Masterson palettes are great, but a simple piece of glass in a frame works fine.)

Water cup for rinsing brushes

Small mister or spray bottle

Roll of paper towels

Mixed media or ephemera of your choice.


Robin will provide easels if needed.



Born in south Florida, Robin has always had a love for sunshine and palm trees. Encouraged by a creative family, her love of art started as soon as she could hold a brush. She spent a short time at Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, and earned a certificate as a cabinetmaker from Pinellas Technical College in Clearwater, FL. Combining her love for painting and for woodworking has been a challenge until recently when she began to cradle her paintings in wooden boxes. Now Robin has a painting studio and a woodworking studio on the thirteen acres in north Florida she shares with her husband. Their three grown children live with their families in three different directions of the compass. 




1. Payment is non-refundable. If you find you need to cancel and wish to find a replacement, it is your responsibility to find  that replacement and to obtain the funds. Please contact us first in case there is a waitlist. If you find someone yourself, please provide us with the contact information for your replacement.

2. There is a minimum of 4 people in order for the class to be held, with 12 people max. We will contact you and refunds will be issued if the minimum is not met. If the class is full, you will be added to a waitlist.  

3. Questions should be directed to Katy at 

4. Your payment serves as your agreement to this cancellation policy.