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Introduction to Acrylics (1-day workshop)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall The Square Northampton, England, NN7 1EU United Kingdom (map)

Are you interested in learning to paint in acrylic?
Do you want to make paintings that can be strong and bold or subtle and calm?
Do you want to enjoy the ease and freedom of making adjustments that acrylics give?
Are you keen but terrified?
Then this is the course for you.

Together we will experiment with colour mixing and methods of paint application, and consider layering and working dark to light.

We will use viewfinders to select your chosen area of a still life and interpret that in paint, working on a pre-coloured ground.

By the end of the day you will have an acrylic painting to be proud of, and will have increased your knowledge in the techniques of acrylics.

Chris is a very experienced teacher and practitioner. She is friendly and relaxed, and aims to increase your confidence in your work and your ability.


Paints, brushes and pre-coloured board all provided. We recommend you also wear an old shirt or apron over your clothes (or old clothes).

Dates and times

Tuesday 12 March, 2019
10am to 3pm




Booking is via the tutor: please email or telephone 01234 241700. Places are limited to 12, so we recommend you book early to avoid disappointment.

Earlier Event: 3 March
Silver Spoon Making (1-day workshop)
Later Event: 29 March
Friday Art Group (drop-in)