Acrylic Painting Classes
The perfect balance of art instruction and creative freedom.

Recent paintings by Dana Ellyn

About the instructor
(Dana Ellyn)

Student Paintings

After over 20 years of teaching, Dana Ellyn is no longer offering classes.
HUGE thanks to all who have been a part of my studio over the years.
It's been a pleasure bringing art into your lives!
Acrylic Painting Classes

Washington DC artist, Dana Ellyn, offers painting classes at Mather Studios in downtown Washington DC.

Come when you can, paint what you want.

Please see all the details below....

Dana Ellyn's classes were featured in the Washington Post
weekend section on March 2, 2007

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Dana Ellyn's classes were featured
in the Washington Post
Sunday Source
on August 17, 2008

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* Classes are for all skill levels - for complete beginners to experienced painters.

* Small classes - maximum of 8 people.

* Each student receives individualized attention to select projects that interest them and that are suited to their level.
(You'll never be forced to paint a bowl of fruit - unless you want to!)

The Studio
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Student Paintings: (click on images for larger view)
paula rebecca sarah
frida okeefe
Top quality paint from
Utrecht is supplied for you
to use in class.

The goal is to inspire the creative process. We have achieved the perfect balance between instruction and creative freedom. Many people have said "I can't even draw a straight line." Not to worry. There is no right or wrong - just pure relaxation and fun. Painting is also a great stress reliever, so please enter the studio and enjoy.