Still Life Painting with Acrylics

Course summary

Join us for a day of artistic exploration as we delve into the vibrant world of acrylics. Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn the basics or an experienced artist seeking to refine your skills, this workshop is designed to inspire and elevate your painting techniques.

Under the guidance of our experienced instructor, you’ll learn various acrylic painting methods, from colour mixing and brush techniques to composition and texture. Through step-by-step demonstrations and hands-on practice, you’ll gain the confidence and skills needed to create your masterpiece.

At the end of this workshop, you will have created your first beautiful Still Life Acrylic painting on canvas for your home, a gift, or even for sale!

All materials provided.
No experience necessary.

What you will learn

  • elements of art – line, shape, tone, and composition
  • colour mixing using the colour wheel, primary, secondary and tertiary colours
  • observation skills
  • modernists theories from artists such as Cezanne, etc.

What you will get

  • guidance in a creative environment
  • connect with others with similar passions
  • build your confidence, be challenged, and be inspired
  • your completed artwork to take home

What you need to bring

  • apron that you don’t mind getting dirty
  • water bottle

About the tutor

Kerry is an inner-city Melbourne artist, who studied at the University of Melbourne, and is passionate about making paintings and contributing to art exhibitions.
She has had many solo and group exhibitions as well as participated in the City of Maribyrnong Community and Cultural Grants Program completing drawing and painting sessions with members of the community. Her work is represented in many private and public collections.

Course cost

COST: $80.00

Class availability: 5 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Saturday 22 June
2.00pm – 5.00pm (1 session)

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


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Course gallery

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