An Introduction to Acrylic Paints

Ref: C2346517

You will have the opportunity to explore diverse approaches and techniques in acrylic painting. We will look at the work of contemporary and classic painters to inform and inspire. Most importantly relax, enjoy and have fun

Course aim

This course is for anyone to enjoy, whether you are a complete beginner, or more experienced and wanting to improve your skills

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Discover the properties of acrylics
  • Build confidence in the application of acrylics
  • Comment on own work, and the work of others

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need: acrylic paints - basic colours: red, blue, yellow plus white if you have it; paintbrushes - one thin, one thick; palette- can be an old plate or plastic lid; water pot; paper to paint on - not too thin, cartridge is fine

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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An Introduction to Acrylic Paints

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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