Fluid Art Workshop: Silicone Oil Patterns

Learn to create unique art through the mesmerising fluid art technique

2.5 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 6 to 10

label $95 (or 4 payments of $23.75 Afterpay)

Looking for relaxing Melbourne activities? Join Live For Art's calming fluid art workshop and learn new skills from a friendly professional!

In this workshop, you will be using a unique pouring technique to create cells with silicone oil. Creating cells that stay put is one of the great challenges of this art form. This technique you will try involves layering your paints in a cup before pouring.

You will do a 'flip cup' or if you prefer an 'open pour'. With guidance from industry expert Julie, you will learn her best tips and tricks to create a colourful masterpiece you'll be proud to take home and hang on your wall.

This workshop will cover:

  • How to prepare your canvas
  • How to mix paints and paint mediums suitable for this technique
  • Pouring mediums and recipes that are good for this technique and what difference this makes.
  • How to choose colours and layer your paints in the cup.
  • How to clean your dried painting ready for varnishing.

After a short demonstration from Julie and some practice on a small canvas, you will create your masterpiece on a 12 x16 inch (30x40cm) gallery-wrapped canvas or similar which you can collect after three or four days of drying time (or arrange to have sent to you).

If you're looking for things to do in Melbourne this weekend, why not get in touch with your creative side and make a stunning artwork in this fluid art workshop - it'll leave you feeling fulfilled and confident in your newfound skills!

Please note: You will use non-toxic acrylic paint.

Knowledge required
This is a beginner-friendly class.
What you'll get
  • Guidance from an expert
  • All materials provided
  • Light refreshments (tea, coffee) provided
  • Your own masterpiece to take home!
What to bring
  • Make sure to wear old clothes as it can get messy
  • BYO drinks and nibbles (glasses and plates are provided).
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.


Live For Art - 420 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC

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Come and join the fluid art revolution with artist Julie Langdon at one of our FLUID ART workshops in our Richmond Studio. Julie explores a range of different acrylic pouring / fluid art techniques. Or join an ACRYLIC PAINTING or DRAWING workshop with a skilled artist, or CHILDREN'S class with a caring team. All classes are about having fun and being creative.

Join a class and you will be introduced to the wonder of fluid art where you can literally ‘go with the flow’ and let your imagination soar and create beautiful vivid pieces of artwork with astonishing designs of swirling gradients. Create original abstract art that you will wow your family and friends and you will be proud to put on your wall.

Julie is a passionate fluid artist who has been exploring this art form for more than 7 years after a lifetime of art, crafts and all things creative. Julie believes that art can enrich and transform our lives, and loves helping people find and express their creativity.

Julie is the Director of Live For Art, an art studio in Richmond Vic. Julie has managed community organisations for many years, has a Masters degree in Social Work and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.

Setareh Hosseini is now leading acrylic painting and other art forms at the Live For Art Studio. We are offering acrylic painting courses that paint a different style each week and plan to offer abstract classes and more.

Setareh is a visual artist who has exhibited internationally. As a child she was touched by her mothers art classes in a family where music and painting formed the atmosphere in the home. She has extensive experience teaching adults and children to be creative through a range of art forms and loves helping people be creative. Setareh completed a Masters of Illustration in 2005 at the Faculty of Art and Architecture, Tehran, Iran. She also has a BA in graphic design and an MA in illustration.

CHILDREN'S classes are held in the school holiday's and at other time, offering a range of art and craft activities, including paper mache sculture, book making, acrylic painting, fluid art, collage and more.

All tutors have a Working with Children's Check and experience working with children. You can be at ease knowing your child/ren are in caring, professional and qualified hands.

FOR ALL CLASSES … you need NO painting experience. Classes are suitable for the novice as well as hobbyists and artists looking to develop skills in specific new techniques. Everyone is welcome and included. Bring your friends or come along and make new ones.

At Live For Art, ‘creating art for life’ isn’t just a slogan – expressing our creativity brings pleasure, fulfillment, builds self-esteem, and literally colours our day. Let us help you create ‘art for life’

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