Want to explore abstraction? Want to develop your creative painting skills? Build your confidence to use paint as an extension of your own personal creative thinking.
This seven week course will help you focus in on the world of abstract painting and allow you to create your own abstract artworks. Each class will introduce you to various styles from both historical and contemporary art works. Classes will also cover basic acrylic techniques. There are many different ways to think of and paint an abstract picture, so this class will begin with exercises based around shape, colour, and composition. you will also be introduced to different acrylic mediums that will expand you painting possibilities. We will discuss the work of the abstract expressionist and contemporary abstract painters and how and why they made their paintings. You will explore your own expressions, what you think, feel and imagine. Gain the confidence to be bold using watercolour, acrylics and/or gouache.
You've never EVER painted before, but you're curious, maybe even a bit scared. you don't have clue where to begin. This one painting class will be perfect for you! You'll be immersed in your creativlty and learn exactly how to created beautiful textured paintings in no time. No more fear of the unknown.
Or maybe you paint 'a little' from time to time. You love it, but you never seem to have the time to learn 'properly'. Painting seems to be an indulgence, where's the time for it?
All materials ($27) are included within the course fee.