Online – Intermediate evening course for people in employment

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  • 06/06/2022
    19:00 - 20:30

Intermediate Acrylic Painting – online evening course for adults in employment in Coventry and Warwickshire
This is a top-up course for people who have already completed one of our 6-week painting courses (Painting for Pleasure or Passion for Plants).

We will further develop our colour range and application techniques, but in this course we will focus more on our self-expression and story telling.  Inspired by the art of Australian Aborigines you will explore how we can connect to our internal frame of reference and our personal here and now through art.

If you enjoy reading we suggest Songlines by Bruce Chatwin as it will give you a deep insight into the psychology of the original people of Australia and their relationship to nature or ‘country’, a relationship that sadly we have lost.  This course invites you to connect with your nature or ‘essence’ and to own and enjoy your creative flow.

Level of difficulty: Intermediate.

Course Dates:
Monday 6th June, 7pm-8.30pm
Monday 13th June, 7pm-8.30pm
Monday 20th June, 7pm-8.30pm
Monday 27th June, 7pm-8.30pm

How to book a place:
Register your place by clicking on the orange ‘Register Now’ button you can see on the top right.
Fees: £30 (£5 per hour) After you have entered your details you will be redirected to PayPal.
You will then receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link.

In this four week course you will:

  • develop our use of  to achieve compelling designs
  • explore the layering techniques developed by Aboriginal artists to create a dynamic visual story
  • learn about the Aboriginal frame of reference and apply it to our own experience
  • and most of all – enjoy immersing ourselves in our natural creative flow

You will need the following art materials:

  • A3 canvas
  • acrylic paint: white, yellow, alizarin/magenta, coeruleum blue
  • brushes
  • palette, i.e. a non-absorbing surface like a tupper ware lid or a plastic plate
  • water pot
  • tissue
  • pencil, rubber, sharpener
  • PVA
  • nails and pins with a range of head sizes
  • good Internet connection/Wifi
  • Zoom app on mobile or laptop/PC with video and microphone

Please note:

  • if you book and pay for your place but are not able to attend we will not offer you a refund.
  • we will require you to keep your video on during workshops