Learn Painting for Beginners

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Learn how to paint at home with this fun online course


Sydney Community College

Sydney Community College

4.8 (73)
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4 x 1.5 hours Class size 5 to 20     label $149 - $209 ($149 for Class only, no box, $209 for Class and box)

How it works
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We'll send a ClassBento Box to you (a craft kit with what you'll need). Details   
Shipping is free, and it should arrive within 4-5 business days. We ship nationwide.
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Enjoy the online class - after booking, you'll get a link to join the class. Details   

During the class, you can ask questions and get feedback.

Zoom is free and easy to use, on any device. You're in control of your privacy - you can mute yourself and hide your webcam if and when you prefer.

On the search for fun things to do at home? Over four weeks, discover the joys of painting with artist Nicola Bartos!

Anyone can learn to paint and with this course, you can even do it from the comfort of your own home! If you're an absolute beginner - or a bit of a dabbler and wanting to brush up your skills - this course is an opportunity to learn with a small group in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

Learn on Zoom over four weekly sessions, with exercises, demonstrations and discussion throughout, as you gain an understanding of the acrylic painting basics.

What you'll learn:

  • Composition and formatting
  • Colour theory
  • Palette layout
  • Types of paints, mediums and brushes
  • Types of application and support
  • Setting a painting out from start to finish

At the end of each session, notice your confidence grow as you continue your very own DIY projects and make artworks you can be proud of!


Knowledge required
This course is designed for beginners and students with basic painting experience.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • Chromacryl acrylic paints: raw umber, lemon yellow, cool red, ultramarine blue, white
  • Gold nylon brush set of six (three flat, three round), 713 flat white bristle short handle no. 3
  • 110 Staedtler tradition drawing pencil 2B
  • Factis oft white eraser 36R
  • Canson canvas paper pad, A4
What you'll need
  • A pencil sharpener

You may choose to purchase the class only option and bring your own materials. Here's what you'll need:
  • Acrylic paints: raw umber, lemon yellow, cool red, ultramarine blue, white
  • A selection of brushes (eg, 3 flat and 3 round nylon, range of sizes and one flat bristle brush, size 3)
  • 2B drawing pencil
  • Soft white eraser
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Thick paper sketchpad, A4 or larger (canvas paper or something suitable for mixed media)
Session repeats

This class series runs over 4 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Suitable for

This Box and Live class is a great indoor activity idea for virtual team building activities at home.

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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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