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Pick up a brush and learn to paint! You can learn painting for beginners and unleash your inner artist with this course, as part of 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? This course is for you! Learn to paint with our fun and creative art classes in Sydney! Maybe you have never painted before, or you are looking to refresh your skills and knowledge. You will take home real painting experience and creative skills that will last you a lifetime.

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 beginners course is designed to be ongoing, with students encouraged to re-enrol as many times as they like to continue their painting learning. 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

What will be covered in this 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

Who is this course for?

These art classes are ideal for:

  • Absolute beginners who want to learn to paint in a fun and relaxed environment
  • Previous students who want to continue learning
  • Experienced students who want to brush up on their skills

Anyone can join!

Course Venue

Rozelle Campus

Rozelle Campus, corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd, Rozelle (in the grounds of St. Joseph’s Church). If driving, no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian access is opposite Prince Street. 

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 - click here for list.

Additional information

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

Classes

Painting Course for Beginners

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$269 Limited inc GST / $202 / $215.20 / $242.10
Materials kit can be purchased at checkout - or uncheck it to bring your own.
Painting Course for Beginners

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$269 Limited inc GST / $202 / $215.20 / $242.10
Materials kit can be purchased at checkout - or uncheck it to bring your own.
Painting Course for Beginners

<p><strong>Pick up a brush and learn to paint! You can learn painting for beginners and unleash your inner artist with this course, as part of our</strong> <a href="https://

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$269 Limited inc GST / $202 / $215.20 / $242.10
Materials kit can be purchased at checkout - or uncheck it to bring your own.

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Course testimonials:

  • said: I thought it was a good beginner class although it was somewhat unstructured.

  • said: The instructor was very patient, encouraging and attentive at all times, which made the whole experience very enjoyable and relaxing.

  • said: Nicola was a wonderful teacher. The exercises were structured enough to be not too daunting and plenty of room for experimentation. Great technique tips and strategies. I recommend this course without hesitation!

  • said: A great intro with a great teacher

  • said: Teacher was excellent - helpful & encouraging. I loved this course thanks to her.