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Online Art Workshop: Acrylics

Acrylics - Online Art Workshop Outline

Acrylics Online Art Workshop shows you how to explore and become confident with colour and acrylic paint. By understanding the impact of colour, developing a composition sketch, through to exploring your skills and knowledge when constructing an acrylic painting, we will take you through a number of steps on a journey with acrylic paint and much more. Develop some acrylic techniques that are ways to enhance what you might already know or give you a fresh approach to your own style of painting.

Wash, Sticky Tape Transfer, Sponging and Cling Wrap are just some of the ways to develop techniques to begin introducing you to ways of working and gain a sense of confidence around decision making. Each technique will be applied to create a visual example to be documented in your Visual Journal. Learn how to develop themes and personal subjects and use these as starting points to create your own unique acrylic paintings.

Two videos included in the workshop are designed to expand your repertoire of how to manipulate and utilise materials and surfaces. You will be shown some creative and easy ways to take your techniques and skills further. From starting points you create you begin to open up the possibilities for your own artwork.

Workshop Content

Painting Techniques as Starting Points Video
From Starting Points to Beginning your Artwork Video
Use of colour (notes and definitions included)
Composition: tools and tricks of the trade.
Clear demonstrations of acrylic materials and their purpose.
Layouts in your Visual Journal to give you starting points
How to include text to engage and inspire an artwork.
Colour Wheel template
Rule of Thirds template
Painting Techniques Template

Art Workshop Preview, Materials and Cost


The material list for this workshop is recommended only! You can purchase them as a kit, online from varius art suppliers, or from your local art supplier.


A4 Canvas Pads 5shts


Chromacryl Gesso 250ml


Stay Anywhere Pen Permanent Marker


Rains DL Watercolour Paper 5 shts


East Art Brush Set Blue Range Round


EAST ART Brush Set Purple Range Flat


10 hole plastic palette


Acrylics Chromacryl 75ml tube - White


Acrylics Chromacryl 75ml tube - Cool Yellow


Acrylics Chromacryl 75ml tube - Warm Ultra Blue


Acrylics Chromacryl 75ml tube - Warm Red


Acrylics Chromacryl 75ml tube - Light Green


Acrylics Chromacryl 75ml tube - Burnt Sienna


Mist Sprayer Pen


Note: To reduce shipping and overall costs, the A4 Visual Journal has been removed and the kit contains 5 A4 Canvas Papers and Rains DL Watercolour Paper samples.

Workshop Price: $20
Acrylics Workshop Materials Kit (optional) $96




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