Experimental Art for Beginners

This class has been created for you to learn not only the basics of acrylic painting but also to learn some fun painting technics to experiment with different ways to bring a painting to life, how to build up texture, how to work from different approaches in composition like landscape, cubism, music interpretation, etc…Every week we will cover some basics of painting and create an artwork.

Course Outline:

This class will be a fortnightly program (so 4 final artwork minimum) that will help you to approach different starting points of how to get started into an artwork.

Learning Outcomes:

This is a friendly and relaxed class, we are all learning while having fun, we will cover all the different basics of acrylic painting. All along you will be guided and
supported. At the end of the term, you will have to master the freedom of how to start, keep going, how to do things, and feel comfortable with it all.

What to bring:

Suggested acrylics colours (but you are welcome to buy a 'start box of primary acrylic colours from a dollar shop or art shop)

  • Blues – Ultramarine blue, Cerulean blue
  • Reds – Spectrum red, Spectrum crimson
  • Yellow – Spectrum yellow, Cadmium yellow
  • Payne’s grey
  • Burnt Sienna
  • White and black
  • Acrylic medium
  • 3 or 4 Flat brushes in different thickness
  • 3 or 4 Round brushes
  • One rag
  • 1 small palette knife
  • 1 flat palette or an old plate or a plastic plate
  • Some compressed charcoal
  • Vine charcoal / compressed charcoal pencils
  • Pencil 2B
  • Pencil sharpener/ rubber
  • A sketchbook/ if you want an art journal
  • 2 canvases 16' x 20'
  • Wear old clothes or an apron

Art Supplies Discount:

As a bonus for learning Art with SGSCC, all enrolled students are entitled to a generous 10% discount off the purchase of art supplies when they shop in-store at Eckersley’s Art & Craft, Taren Point!
View Eckersley's Website for product ideas.

About the Tutor:

'I have studied visual art, I have approached art through textiles but also I have attended numerous masterclasses with famous local and European artists. Those
diverse ways to approach art have taught me to think outside the square. I have the experience and passion to take you to that beautiful journey of creating while
relaxing.' Valerie

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled before the commencement and you will be informed.
$256 Limited inc GST / $243.20
Experimental Art for Beginners

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