Area artist offering paint classes at Isothermal

Published 8:00 am Thursday, March 1, 2018

Whether you want to learn to paint, improve on your current painting skills, or are just looking for a space to create new works of art, Isothermal Community College has a solution for you.

Join Vicki Van Vynckt in one of her two art classes at the Isothermal Community College Polk Center: Painting Open Studio and Painting in Oils and Acrylics.

The next session of Painting Open Studio starts on March 6. In this class format, students come and go as they please each Tuesday, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., and receive as much assistance as they desire.

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Painting in Oils and Acrylics meets Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., with the next session beginning March 7.

In both classes, Vicki assists students of all levels with many techniques, such as composition, color mixing and creating depth. Students choose their own subject matter, and receive one-on-one assistance based on their individual preference.

Vicki has been teaching painting for many years, and has painted in oils for 35 years. You may visit her website at

Class sizes are limited. Contact the Isothermal Community College Polk Center with questions regarding upcoming classes, to request a supply list, or to register for a class at 828-894-3092. Class details may also be found in the Continuing Education class schedule, at

– Submitted by Renée Ouellette