Acrylic Painting Course


Course 1  – Wednesday 28th Feb , 7th March & 14th March Time 11 am – 1 pm

Course 2 – Wednesday 28th March, 4th April & 11th April 11 am – 1 pm (Mixed ability)

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Course 1  – Wednesday 28th Feb, 7th March & 14th March Time 11 am – 1 pm

Course 2 – Wednesday 28th March, 4th April & 11th April 11 am – 1 pm 

Dorset landscapes – By the end of this course you will have a full understanding of the application Acrylic painting (Mixed ability).

You will be amazed at the stunning imagery that you will create!

Based upon our stunning cliff formations, skylines and coastlines in Dorset we will explore a diverse range of media to produce a highly personal painting on either canvas or acrylic board.

Week one

Week one – Colour, techniques and materials. You will learn the applications of both tone and line.

Your first session  will enable you to buy and use only the essential materials and brushes, rather than spending a fortune on items you may rarely need.

You will have gained a good working knowledge to enable you tackle week two with enthusiasm, whilst also prepared to plan your initial painting.

Week two

Creating perspective and mood by using colour and colour mixing.

In your second session will learn  how to use a variety of  effective and expressive techniques enabling you to create depth in either a landscape or seascape. You will develop an understanding of how to mix colours and how to apply them to a canvas or board. Students are also taught how to use colours in a visually effective way.

Week three – Personal outcome – You will have the opportunity to work on your own creative ideas.

Using your new found knowledge of this exciting medium,you will explore and develop your own personal styles and techniques. Focusing on the Jurassic Landscape.


The materials needed for this course are minimal,  and we suggest that for the first session that you bring only a basic paint kit-  As part of the first session we discuss purchasing the appropriate materials  required – that way, you will not make unnecessary  purchases, as we know art materials are very expensive!

This course will give you 6 hours tuition

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