Palette Knife Painting Workshop

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Learn how to use a palette knife for painting, with our Painting Courses in Sydney.

Explore the art of palette knife painting and be fascinated by the range of effects, from textured impasto work to sweeping areas of flat colour. If you’ve always wanted to learn the basics of how to use a palette knife for applying paint, and create awesome colourful and abstract paintings with acrylics, then this course is for you.

Through teacher demonstrations – and loads of time to paint – this workshop will teach you the techniques behind the tool as well as plenty of tips and tricks. You’ll go home with the confidence to develop your new painting technique, as well as at least one framed canvas painting of your own creation.

Course outcomes

By the end of this workshop you will have:

  • an understanding about palette knife painting
  • practiced different painting techniques
  • learned about colour, texture and effects
  • produced your own abstract painting

Ideal for…

This course is ideal for beginners to more experienced students.

Course content

  • What is a palette knife?
  • Knife painting techniques
  • Texture, layers and effects
  • Colour and medium

Materials provided

Acrylic paints, canvases and palette knives

Please bring your own:

  • If you have a special knife, selection of paints and a palette you love you are more than welcome to bring them along.
  • An apron to protect your clothes or please dress in old clothes that you don’t mind getting messy in.

Other information

  • 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

* Eckersleys Art Supplies, 93 York St, 
Sydney NSW 2000 ph. 9299 4151

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Course testimonials:

  • said: I had the best time, learnt heaps and the teacher was FANTASTIC!!!

  • said: The friendly and casual atmosphere of the class and the helpfulness of the teacher. I would attend another class to learn more of this style of painting.

  • said: Very interesting and well catered for - generous supply of materials and the tutor very 'hands on'.

  • said: great class, really enjoyed learning a new skill

  • said: Tutor very knowledgeable and great approach /teaching style. Very relatable.

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