Abstraction, colour and energy are the key concepts of this one day acrylic painting workshop. Join Peter Griffen for a day of hands-on experimental, abstract and semi-abstract painting. Peter will demonstrate many acrylic painting techniques, with a particular emphasis on composition, line, strong colour and collage. Simple projects will be set and participants will be encouraged to work at their own rate and in their own way, allowing themselves to be guided by the painterly effects that they produce. Intuition, self-expression and individuality will be encouraged. In this workshop you will ‘take a line for a walk’ and enter the world of abstraction. Students will use a variety of different approaches from splashes, dripping, scraping and collaging, to create a truly imaginative abstract work.
Is this course right for me
This workshop assumes prior experience with acrylic paints.
Price excludes materials
Located conveniently in Sydney’s inner west, Art Est. provides a boutique learning experience in a stylish light-filled warehouse. “Our class sizes are kept to only 10-12 students, ensuring each student receives the individual tuition they need” says Ms McNamara.
Classes are available weekdays, evenings and Saturday mornings. “We also have a great range of single day weekend art workshops available, a perfect option for visitors to Sydney looking for things to do, or for someone who doesn’t have time to commit to a term class” adds Ms McNamara.
For more information on classes and their availability please contact Art Est. by phone 02 9564 1519, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website www.artest.com.au.
Art Est. Art School and Gallery is a dynamic creative hub for the visual arts in Sydney’s inner west established in 2008 by Leichhardt resident, Jennifer McNamara. Located in a spacious, light-filled warehouse, Art Est. is an inspiring art space with four dedicated teaching studios, artist studios and art gallery creating a community for both children and adults.
Image Peter Griffen Abstract 2