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Learn to paint with Acrylics in Sydney.

Learning to paint in acrylic is fun and easy. Beginners are welcome and more experienced painters will find this course refreshing while presenting plenty of new challenges.

This course will focus on learning about materials and techniques, composition, colour mixing and how to transform a drawing into a completed painting.

For the absolute beginner there is a structured course for you to learn how to produce a painting. For the more experienced you will extend your knowledge of painting, with support to develop your own creative potential.

Ideal for…

This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn to paint with acrylics.

Course content

  • Understand the special qualities of acrylic paints from watercolour to impasto effects
  • Explore the various mediums for special effects
  • Choosing, using and looking after your tools – brushes and supports
  • Colour theory and mixing plus an exploration of the expressive and descriptive use of colour
  • Explore the use and qualities of transparent and opaque colours
  • Understand tone and its importance to the structure of a painting whether abstract or naturalistic
  • Compositional elements using colour, tone, positioning, perspective and painting techniques
  • A look at paintings, both modern and traditional, for their structural and expressive elements
  • An assessment of our own personal style and how to develop it more fully
  • Finding interesting subject matter to explore and interpret

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • acrylic paints
  • the use of different acrylic mediums
  • how to construct a painting
  • colour, tone and paint quality in the structure and mood of a painting
  • different approaches to subject matter, expressive, constructive and/or descriptive
  • how to paint according to your own style and further develop your potential

We provide...

  • Paints will be provided for the first night
  • Mediums

Please come prepared

Please click here for your list of materials to bring: Materials list_Painting Acrylics

Additional information

  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes or bring an apron
  • Long hair should be tied back.

Classes

Painting: Acrylics Course

<p><strong>Learn to <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/painting">paint</a> with Acrylics in Sydney.</strong></p>

<p>Learning to paint in acrylic is fun and easy. Beginners

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$399 Limited inc GST / $319.20 / $359.10
Please check materials list for what to bring
Painting: Acrylics Course

<p><strong>Learn to <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/painting">paint</a> with Acrylics in Sydney.</strong></p>

<p>Learning to paint in acrylic is fun and easy. Beginners

...
$399 Limited inc GST / $319.20 / $359.10
Please check materials list for what to bring

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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 Painting: Acrylics Course

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Course testimonials:

  • said: I could see my progress during the course. David was so supportive. Highly recommended!

  • said: Course was great. Would be beneficial offering a discount to people who sign up for a second course.

  • said: Grateful to work on my current skills and learn about new materials and techniques to work on to improve. Definitely found it beneficial. Ellie was fantastic and I will definitely consider taking further courses in the future.

  • said: 5 stars - The teacher sharing her knowledge and skill

  • said: Really enjoyed the Acrylic painting course . David, the teacher, is fantastic. He genuinely cares about each student, creates a very relaxing and fun atmosphere in the classroom so you just want to go back again. Thank you David