Acrylic Painting Course

£100.00

Enjoy the magical and versatile medium of Watercolour. Learn about Wet on Wet and Wet on Dry techniques and create a your own artworks.  Suitable for beginners or those progressing through their watercolour journey.

The tutor for this workshop is Emsworth’s own Jo Silcock.  Jo is a painter working in watercolours, acrylics and mixed media. She is influenced by all things nautical and coastal including flora and fauna, especially in the local Emsworth area.   Jo paints in many mediums and styles from realism to abstract.  Jo exhibits with the Emsworth artists and the Emsworth arts trail.
Jo has used Art in a therapeutic way throughout her career in Social care within Education and really believes it is a great form of communication and mindfulness.  Jo now teach Art to adults and children in the local area which is very rewarding… she believes that Art should be fun and rules can be broken. That is Creativity!

This is a 4 week course/block over 4 Tuesdays, 10.00-12.30

Cost is £100 plus materials which will be approx £20-£30 depending on the tools and paints you already own.

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Enjoy the magical and versatile medium of Acrylics.

Highlights of the Acrylic Painting Course :

  • Gain core painting knowledge you need to get started with acrylics
  • Discover what acrylic materials you need to purchase as a beginner
  • Understand how to prepare yourself for acrylic painting, including textures, colours and consistencies of acrylics
  • Broaden your understanding of colour, value and composition in no time
  • Discover various ways of using acrylics for art and painting, and how to cover up mistakes
  • Learn how to paint different subjects, from realistic to expressive, with acrylics
  • Gain sufficient knowledge of the key brush shapes that will be useful in your journey into acrylic painting
  • Explore how to mix acrylic paints, and what you can do to stop acrylics from drying out
  • Discover easy acrylic painting ideas for beginners that are easy to follow

The tutor for this workshop is Emsworth’s own Jo Silcock.  Jo is a painter working in watercolours, acrylics and mixed media. She is influenced by all things nautical and coastal including flora and fauna, especially in the local Emsworth area.   Jo paints in many mediums and styles from realism to abstract.  Jo exhibits with the Emsworth artists and the Emsworth arts trail.
Jo has used Art in a therapeutic way throughout her career in Social care within Education and really believes it is a great form of communication and mindfulness.  Jo now teach Art to adults and children in the local area which is very rewarding… she believes that Art should be fun and rules can be broken. That is Creativity!

This is a 4 week block/course over 4 Tuesdays, 10.00-12.30:  next block is:

21, 28 June and 5, 12 July

Cost is £100 plus materials which will be approx £20 depending on the tools and paints you already own.

To bring:

Acrylic Paints, brushes and paper.  We have some available to purchase in the shop if you dont have any yet.

Additional information

Date

15, 29 March and 5, 12 April, 3, 10, 17, 24 May, 21, 28 June and 5, 12 July