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Acrylic Painting | Contemporary Pet Portraits | Mellissa Read-Devine

Course Overview

Do you want to paint a joyful image of your loved pet? Then this workshop with Mellissa Read-Devine is just what you need. Students with some prior experience will work from photographs and learn to portray your pet in a contemporary style. Learn to simplify shapes and keep your colours bold and bright, learn about colour mixing, composition and create a joyful portrait. Mellissa is well-known for her impressionistic style of painting, has been the recipient of many award and prizes and is displayed in many galleries and private collections. Mellissa’s workshops are very popular so be sure to enrol early!

Image Mellissa Read-Devine 'Marmalade Snug'

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Some prior experience with acrylics is assumed. Students should have attended at least an introductory workshop or class.

Materials

Please bring the following:
A print out of a photograph of your animal. We suggest your bring a colour print out on A3 or A4 paper (it’s tricky working from a ipad, or photograph on your phone)
Your acrylic paints. Bring what you have, please use good ‘artist’ quality paints. Inferior paints do not produce good results. We recommend Matisse Derivan or Atelier brand paints
Your brushes. A selection of large and small bristle brushes
Stretched canvas or canvas board
Any acrylic painting mediums that you usually use
A palette knife
Your painting pallette

Maximum of 12 students in all our classes Our class sizes are small, ensuring you receive the individual tuition you need.

Unless otherwise noted, prices exclude art materials. Click here to see a list of local art supply retailers.

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$150 Limited inc GST
Acrylic Painting | Contemporary Pet Portraits | Mellissa Read-Devine

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Price excludes art materials | Prior acrylic painting experience is assumed

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.