Painting - Abstract Art Workshop

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Course description

Learn to paint Abstract Art in Sydney.

Join this fun two session Abstract Art workshop and learn the skills and techniques step by step as you create your own amazing 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. A selection of paint will be provided at class.

Surprise yourself and express your creativity in the Abstract Art workshop.

Ideal for…

This course is designed for beginners and experienced students.

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

By the end of this class you will

  • have an understanding of abstract art
  • practiced colour mixing and layering
  • learned various paint application
  • created a beautiful artwork to take home
Please come prepared
  • Two canvas in your preferable sizes – 60 × 40cm minimum
  • Painting knife or old credit card
  • Items for impressed texture such as netting, fabric, combs, forks, leaves, sticks, feathers, sponges, letters – use your imagination
  • Pen and paper
  • Willow Charcoal medium size
  • Workable Fixative
  • Variety of brushes for acrylics
  • Disposable palette pad or a large white plastic or china plate
  • Old rags cut into 20cm pieces.
  • A selection of paint will be provided, but feel free to bring your favourite colours to class if you wish.
Feedback from past students

"The tutor is knowledgeable and enthusiastic teacher! The pace was just right and we achieved a lot!"

"It was one of the best courses I have ever undertaken at SCC!"

Other information
  • Lunch can be purchased on Darling Street (10 min. walk) or
  • Bring your own lunch (Fridge and Microwave available)
  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair must be tied back

Students are eligible for a 10% discount at:

  • Tillys Art Supplies, 661 Darling St, Rozelle ph. 9810 8309
  • Newtown Art Supplies, 15 Wilson St, Newtown ph. 9516 2339

* Eckersley’s Art Supplies, 93 York St, 
Sydney NSW 2000 ph. 9299 4151

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Course testimonials:

  • Mardi Said: Our teacher was very engaging and knowledgable. She explained things very easily and encouraged a lot of thinking and feedback which was great. I would have loved some more detail around brush techniques but appreciate there was a lot to put into just 2 classes

  • Laura Said: 5 stars

  • Milad Said: Great course! Discovered and experimented with some new techniques.