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Class Explores Floor Decorating with Paint
Photos and Story by James Hill
PORTLAND – Students will use an 18th century painting technique to create unique floor coverings in a three-week, non-credit course being offered this fall by Portland Community College.Painted Floor Cloth will meet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 27 through Oct. 11, in room C13 at Cedar Park Middle School, 11100 S.W. Parkway St. Cost is $23.50 plus a $20 materials fee paid at class. The technique to be used in class involves painting free-form or stenciling acrylics on canvas to create colorful floor coverings. The instructor will demonstrate various techniques. Students should bring a yardstick and pencil to the first class.For more information, contact PCC Beaverton Community Education at 503-533-2707.