Abstract Art Painting Workshop

How to paint abstract art


Nadia de Ceglie
Sydney Community College

Sydney Community College

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4.6 stars (62+)

6 hours 1 to 12 label $161 - $189 ($189 per student when you book for 1 student, $171 for 2 students, $161 for 3+ students)


Learn to paint Abstract Art in Sydney.

Join this fun and colourful abstract art workshop to learn the skills and techniques to create your own abstract artwork. No previous art skills are required.

This workshop explores the major themes in abstract painting. Learn everything about colour, using texture, making effective composition and how to finish your artwork off.

Bring along your canvas in the size you wish to paint on and your brushes. Acrylic paints will be provided.

Ideal for…

This course is designed for beginners and more experienced students wanting to learn and practice new techniques.

Course content

  • Abstract art techniques
  • Colour – the expressive use of colour
  • Composition
  • Brush and acrylic paint handling

Learning outcomes

By the end of this class you will have:

  • an understanding of abstract art
  • learned about abstract composition
  • practiced colour mixing and layering using acrylic paints
  • learned various paint application techniques
  • created a beautiful artwork to take home

Please come prepared

  • Two canvas in your preferred sizes – 60 × 40cm minimum
  • Painting knife or old credit card
  • Items for impressed texture such as netting, fabric, combs, forks, leaves, sticks, feathers, sponges, letters – use your imagination
  • Pencil (2B ) and soft white eraser
  • Sketchbook
  • Variety of brushes for acrylic paint
  • Disposable palette pad or a large white plastic or china plate
  • Old rags cut into 20cm pieces.
  • Acrylic paints will be provided, but feel free to bring your favourite colours to class if you wish.
  • 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
  • Newtown Art Supplies, 15 Wilson St, Newtown

* Eckersley’s Art Supplies, 93 York St, 
Sydney

Just show a copy of your course enrolment confirmation.

 


Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class; in this case we'll inform and fully refund you, so please watch your email/SMS 1 day prior to the class

 



Aside from this class, Sydney Community College also has the following coming up:


Suitable for

This workshop is suitable for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

Location

Sydney Community College - 2A Gordon St Rozelle

Your teacher
Nadia de Ceglie

Nadia de Ceglie


Nadia de Ceglie is an artist and art educator working with children and adults alike to engage them in developing their creative abilities.

Following an artist scholarship in Italy, Nadia has worked in art education, curation and administration – including at the City of Sydney Farm Project, Accessible Arts NSW, The Blake Society Art & Poetry Prize, Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Sydney Living Museums and more.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Education, Secondary Art & design – University of South Australia

Nadia believes art teaches us things we need to know about ourselves: it reduces stress, enriches us and awakens the senses. “Creativity is for everyone and the little spark that artists feel when something is created can be felt by anyone if guided correctly”.




Your host
Sydney Community College
Sydney Community College

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Sydney Community College is a social enterprise with a mission to offer innovative continuing adult education programmes that support individual efforts and facilitate sustainable social change.

Our mission is to enrich lives, to strengthen adult individuals and to build communities through innovative high quality continuing education and training.

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