Introduction to Acrylic Painting Workshop

Paint a goddess head while you have a glass of vino!



2 hours Class size 1 to 40     label $75


Come and have some arty fun with Artfolk and learn the fundamentals of acrylic painting!

First, we will discuss simple colour theory and choose a colour palette that suits your style and personality. Using acrylic paint, you’ll learn techniques to create a beautifully unique painting you will be proud to hang!

This session Vanessa will introduce you to the proportions of the face and repetitive pattern options so you can paint a Goddess/God Head.

This workshop is for any artistic skill level, with all art materials and a canvas supplied.

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class.



Aside from this class, Work-Shop also has the following coming up:



What you'll get
  • All materials provided, including a 40x50cm canvas
  •  And of course wine! To get those creative juices flowing (red or white will be available, please feel free to bring something different if you prefer).

What to bring

Just yourself and a willingness to experiment.

Location

WOODSTERS (Work-Shop Brisbane) - 16 Austin St, Newstead QLD

Your teacher
Vanessa Wallace

Vanessa Wallace

19k+
30k

Growing up in Byron Bay, Vanessa spent innumerable hours of her youth engrossed in artmaking and creative adventures. She began her professional life as a Graphic Designer working for advertising agencies both in Australia and the UK. She now holds separate tertiary qualifications and professional experience in Design, Visual Arts, and Education, relishing the opportunity to work in arts industries.

As a practising ceramic artist, Vanessa exhibits her work at various galleries in Queensland and New South Wales, her work also part of private collections both national and international. She loves nothing better than pinching porcelain, decorating surfaces and splashing colour.

Inspiration for Vanessa’s work comes from the cultural richness that surrounds her. Weaving her experience of travel, art histories and daily rituals into her artmaking, Vanessa enjoys exploring the possibilities of mixing various materials and processes to create art that is evocative, textural and desirable.

www.artfolk.com.au




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

4.8 (2051)
30k

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.


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Work-Shop is COVID-19 aware This means that this teacher won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant government restrictions (e.g. maximum number of guests).
Verified reviews

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Jeanine Mewburn Jun 2021


Vanessa is organised - the workshop was relaxing and progressing effortlessly.
I had a great time and returned home with a sense of achievement carrying my painting of a goddess.

Painting workshop review by Jeanine Mewburn

Chris Arnold Feb 2021


Vanessa was wonderful. She showed us in easy steps various techniques She encouraged us all the way and made the whole workshop very enjoyable.

Patty Taylor Feb 2021


Great night out.
Learnt a lot.
Great patient teacher.
Parking difficult
Will do again soon

Jennifer Laing Feb 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Vanessa was a brilliant teacher & super helpful! Everything was provided & it was a good value Friday night social event. Thank you Workshop Brisbane for hosting.
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