Acrylic Painting Course Blocks 1, 2 and 3

The course, starting on 16th September, is designed to encourage, and give confidence to, beginners, while also helping those who want to develop their painting skills further.

Acrylic Painting Course Blocks 1, 2 and 3

About Acrylic Painting Course Blocks 1, 2 and 3

16th September 2019
10:30am - 1pm each Monday
The Arienas Collective
The Arienas Collective Dublin Meuse, Edinburgh New Town EH3 6NW
£135
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Artist Suzanne Kemplay graduated in Painting and Drawing from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee. She works from her studio in Edinburgh, and has exhibited at a number of Scottish Galleries. Suzanne is predominantly known for her still life work and photorealist flower paintings.

Blocks 1, 2 & 3 are the first 6 weeks of Suzanne's Acrylic Painting Course. The course is designed to encourage, and give confidence to, beginners, while also helping those who want to develop their painting skills further. It is available to book as a complete course (28 hours), as individual 2-week blocks (5 hours), plus as a weekend course (13 hours) to suit different levels, skills and interests. Please click on the links below for more information on each block.

By booking Blocks 1, 2 & 3 together you save 10% when compared to booking the Blocks individually.

Block 1 | Flowers | 10.30am - 1pm

Week 1: 16 September - colour theory
Week 2: 23 September - colour harmony


Block 2 | Flower Portrait | 10.30am - 1pm

Week 3: 30 September - creating a flower portrait on canvas part 1
Week 4: 7 October - creating a flower portrait on canvas part 2


Block 3 | Still Life Composition | 10.30am - 1pm (£50 if booked separately)

Week 5: 21 October - shape and form - lighting, shape and form
Week 6: 28 October - fruit and drapes - composition

Class sizes are kept small so that Suzanne can give you the support you need to get the most from the course.

Please bring brushes and a paint palette with you. If you don't have your own, we can supply these initially and recommend what to buy for future classes. All other materials are provided, and refreshments are also included.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Acrylic Painting Course Blocks 1, 2 and 3 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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