Alternative Tools for Painting

Course Dates: 
8 weeks: September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4
Mondays, 2-4:30 p.m.
Sharon Sandel
Walt A-Akert
Course Catalogs: 
2019 Fall

Participants will explore a variety of different tools to apply paints to a surface. This will be an experimental class and participants will be encouraged to stay loose and expressive. Participants will exercise a significant degree of self-direction and should not be novices to art classes. Material costs: Approximately $20-$80.  See for more information on methods and materials list.

Course outline

Instructor: Sharon Sandel ( is a Florida native who has been painting since 1978. She has a Bachelor of Art in education and has been teaching at College for Seniors for six years. Walt A-Akert ( is a life-long teacher/artist and has taught for 35 years in Wisconsin. He taught at College for Seniors for six years and holds a master’s degree in education.