Painting Course for Beginners - Short Courses Sydney

Painting Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Unleash your inner artist with our painting short courses in Sydney!

Have you been wanting to express yourself by learning a new creative skill? Are you looking for art classes in Sydney? Then this painting course for beginners is for you! Maybe you have never painted before, or you are looking to refresh your skills and knowledge. With this course, you will take home real painting experience and creative skills that will last you a lifetime.

You will gain knowledge about the different painting mediums, tools and applications. Our experienced tutors provide you with well-structured lessons and a series of exercises. You will learn how to paint from still life, self-portrait and more while you develop your style and creative potential.

You may choose to paint either in acrylics or oil. The material list has been kept simple, so you can upgrade materials as the course progresses if you wish.

This painting course for beginners is designed to be ongoing, with students encouraged to re-enrol as many times as they like to continue learning to paint. Your tutor will structure each session to suit all levels of experience in the group.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this painting for beginners course, you should have:

  • Acquired a basic painting ability
  • Practised recognizing and organizing a good composition
  • An understanding of tone
  • Experience with colour mixing and ability to perceive and name warm/cool, transparent/opaque colours

Course content

What will be covered in this painting course?

  • Observation of still life to make representational imagery
  • Composition and formatting
  • Colour theory
  • Palette layout
  • Types of paints, mediums and brushes
  • Types of application and support
  • Setting a painting out from start to finish

Intended audience

Who is this painting course for?

These art classes are ideal for absolute beginners who want to learn to paint in a fun and relaxed environment or experienced students who want to brush up on their skills.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

Option 1: Purchase a full materials kit at enrolment checkout (select oil or acrylic paints). This will be supplied at your first class.

Option 2: Uncheck the materials kits at enrolment checkout and bring your own - consult the Painting Course for Beginners Materials List.

Additional information

Please note the following:

  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair must be tied back

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Elinor Pickard is a practising artist and a painter with drawing at the centre of her practice. She has a BA Visual Arts and Grad Dip from Sydney College of the Arts. Elinor also went on to...

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 A materials kit can be purchased at checkout or if you prefer to bring your own simply uncheck the box. Please note, that kits need to be purchased at least one week before the class starts so that there's enough time for delivery.

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