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Learn to Paint | Acrylic Painting for Beginners and Beyond

A friendly and supportive acrylic painting class that will suit both absolute beginners or those with prior painting experience. Students will:

  • learn through tutor lead projects gaining confidence each week as you build your skills.
  • learn a variety of paint application techniques
  • palette layout
  • learn colour mixing, matching and more
  • how to start and importantly when to finish a painting!
  • explore a range of genres including still life, landscape and more

Is this course right for me

This course is suitable for absolute beginners and those with prior painting experience.

Use of our acrylic paints, mediums and brushes are included in the course fee.

Students will need to bring the following:

A3 Sketchbook or paper pad with 2B pencil and eraser
Bring plenty of rags
Masking Tape
2 x Large bulldog clips

Canvasses are available for purchase from Art Est. as needed at student rates.

For Term 3, our regular classes will return to studio based learning. A limited number of classes will be online in our Virtual Zoom Art Room. The venue is listed with the class details so please check this before enrolling.

For studio based classes, extra measures are in place for your health and well being.

Please read about our Covid-19 safe measures here.

Fees for adult classes exclude art materials.Click here to see a list of local art supply retailers.

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Course testimonials:

  • The tutor was wonderful - learnt many new skills & great insight into setting up my artwork/s.
  • It is some time since I had formal tuition. The tutor was informative, helpful and I felt the course was well structured and organised.