Intro to Abstract Acrylic Painting (EN)

Sunday, June 27th at 2:00 P.M. (EST) / 11:00 A.M. (PST) *Sold out
Duration : 3 hours
Teacher : Kathryn Wadel

$30 | offered online via ZOOM | Capacity: 50 persons
*This course is only offered in English.
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Express yourself through abstract painting! Join BC-based artist Kathryn Wadel for an afternoon of acrylic painting for beginners. In this three-hour workshop, Kathryn will introduce you to acrylic painting materials, as well as demonstrate painting and colour mixing techniques to create a series of expressive abstract paintings. A great project to practice letting your creativity flow!

Open to beginners.



Part 1 : Get to know your materials

To begin, Kathryn will provide an overview of painting materials needed for the project, as well as demonstrate how to customize your colour palette.


Part 2 :
 Painting techniques and application

In part two, Kathryn will guide you through abstract painting techniques to create miniature works of art. You will learn how to work with paintbrushes and a palette knife to create a variety of effects.


Part 3 :
 Eco-conscious clean-up procedures + Q & A

To end the workshop, Kathryn will demonstrate eco-conscious brush cleaning and maintenance methods to keep your tools in top shape. She will then host a Q & A to answer all your acrylic painting questions.


List of materials to bring:

✓ Canvas (or canvas paper)
✓ Acrylic paint
✓ Acrylic paintbrushes
✓ Palette
✓ Palette knife
✓ Painting rag
✓ Painter’s tape
✓ Support board (if using canvas paper)
✓ Recycled glass jars with lid
✓ Painting rag or paper towel (you can even upcycle an old cotton t-shirt!)
✓ Easel (optional)
✓ Soap