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NEW – Registration for all Aurora Cultural Centre programs is now on the Town of Aurora’s e-PLAY website.
You must sign-in or create an account to complete registration.
If new to e-PLAY, visit here to create an account.
In-person registration is also available at the
Aurora Family Leisure Complex (AFLC) or Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC)

All programs continue to be part of the Aurora Cultural Centre. 

Thursdays | 10 Weeks | April 11 – June 20, 2024 [SKIP May 2]
9:00 – 11:00 am | Age 55+

Location: Aurora Family Leisure Complex, Program Room B, 135 Industrial Parkway North

This course for participants age 55+ who want to be introduced to the unique “forgiving” qualities of acrylic paint and experiment with a variety of techniques. Learn about choosing paints, painting surfaces and how to make the most of your tools. Basic colour theory and mixing will be explored as well as creating glazes and textures.

Courses tailored for adults 55+ encourage discovery, creativity and social connection in an environment that supports effective learning strategies for mature learners.

Please note the list of materials below to bring with you to class

Meet Your Instructor


After graduating from Humber College and enjoying a successful career in graphic design, Judy Sherman travelled to Florence, Italy to study classical painting, and in 2006 received an Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant. She was interviewed for a Rogers TV series, Colour and Vision – Portraits in Art, was published in American Art Collector Magazine and has appeared on City Line, City TV with Marilyn Dennis. Judy has juried shows, conducted workshops, has been teaching privately for over 15 years, including ongoing instruction at the McMichael Art Gallery. She has won awards, is represented in galleries, and has paintings in corporate and private collections worldwide.

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