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Learn to paint abstract art with our painting short courses in Sydney!

Join this fun and colourful abstract art workshop to learn the skills and techniques to create your own abstract artwork. No previous art skills are required.

This workshop explores the major themes in abstract painting. Learn everything about colour, using texture, making effective composition and how to finish your artwork off.

Bring along your canvas in the size you wish to paint on and your brushes. Acrylic paints will be provided.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this abstract art painting workshop, you should have:

  • an understanding of abstract art
  • learned about abstract composition
  • practised colour mixing and layering using acrylic paints
  • learned various paint application techniques
  • created beautiful artwork to take home

What will be covered in this abstract art painting workshop?

  • Abstract art techniques
  • Colour – the expressive use of colour
  • Composition
  • Brush and acrylic paint handling

Who is this abstract art painting workshop for?

This abstract art painting workshop course is designed for beginners and more experienced students wanting to learn and practice new techniques.

Workshop venue

Rozelle Campus

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

If driving, there is 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

  • Two canvas in your preferred size (max. 60cm)
  • A painting knife or old credit card
  • Items for impressing texture such as netting, fabric, combs, forks, leaves, sticks, feathers, sponges, letters – use your imagination
  • Pencil (2B) and soft eraser
  • A3 sketchbook
  • A variety of brushes suitable for acrylic paint
  • Palette (disposable palette pad or old white china plate)
  • 2-3 old cloth rags cut to 20cm pieces
  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair must be tied back

Acrylic paints and inks will be provided, but feel free to bring your favourite colours to class if you wish.

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Abstract Art Painting Workshop

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Please check materials list for what to bring. Includes a 30 minute break.

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Abstract Art Painting Workshop

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Great teacher, great environment, will be returning again soon!

  • said: The tutor was very knowledgeable, communicated well and made us understand the ideas and develop new skills... thoroughly enjoyed the course.

  • said: Learning more about my ability and my limitations. Excellent course and challenging. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

  • said: Sally is an exceptional teacher. She worked with each student to encourage and teach technique. We also leant about current and past abstract artists. Our class was practical and informative. Would highly recommend it.

  • said: I had the best day painting with Nadia at the Abstract Art workshop! She was very insightful and the space was great to work in, with loads of paint and equipment available. It was lively, instructive and fun. My inner-artist has definitely been released! Thanks so much!!!