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Art classes for adults - painting course

1371 Botany Road
Botany NSW 2019

Mondays, 10am to 11:30am Monday 6 May to Monday 1 July

Discover the art of acrylic painting in a series of classes with Kristine Ballard. Gain insights into acrylic paint basics, colour mixing techniques, and bring your visions to life on canvas. From landscapes to still life and ocean scenes, unlock your artistic potential with ease.


Led by a passionate artist, you’ll delve into the realm of creative exploration, nurturing your imagination, cultivating self-expression, and refining your unique artistic vision. Through interactive activities, multimedia resources, and expert guidance, you will develop essential skills for creative thinking. These classes offer a social atmosphere, foster collaboration and connection among others.


Ideal for beginners, this course covers acrylic basics, colour mixing, canvas application, and landscape, still life, and ocean painting.

🎨 Discover Acrylic Basics: Learn about acrylic paint and materials.

🌈 Master Colour Harmony: Acquire skills to mix clean and vibrant colours.

🖌️ Hands On Canvas Experience: Apply your learning directly to canvas.

🏞️ Painting Diversity: Explore landscape, still life, and ocean painting techniques.


Duration: 1.5 hours per session x 8 weeks

Day: Mondays, starting from May 6th

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Instructor: Kristine Ballard, a seasoned art professional, will lead the sessions.


Week 1 – Monday May 6th

MIXING COLOUR & UNDERSTANDING MATERIALS- Understanding your equipment and art space. How  the colour wheel works and how to maximise your mixing.

Week 2 – Monday May 13th

ATMOSPHERIC COLOUR- Learn how colours change and how to create mood with your colour selections. Start your first landscape painting.

Week 3 – Monday May 20th

LANDSCAPE PAINTING- Apply your new skills to some simple landscape paintings.

Week 4 – Monday May 27th

INTRODUCTION TO STILL LIFE- Quick tips and painters tricks to successful still life paintings.

Week 5 – Monday June 3rd

STYLING A STILL LIFE- Advancing your skills and colour work.

Week 6 – Monday June 17th

TRYING TEXTURE- Introducing texture into your paintings. A sweet project to get you started.

Week 7 – Monday June 24th

OCEAN VIBES- Create an ocean inspired artwork using your new painting skills.

Week 8 – Monday July 1st

LAYERING TEXTURE- Adding impact with impasto.


Address: 1371 Botany Rd Ground Floor 1, Botany NSW 2019.

Parking: Convenient parking available in the surrounding streets Botany Road, Nilsson Lane

Public Transport: The bus stop is just a 100 meter walk from Botany shops at Botany Rd stop or across the road at Botany Rd & Hickson St.

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