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Beginners Acrylic Painting - Weekend Workshop

20 Feb 2021 to 21 Feb 2021
Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st February
Totally new to Acrylic Paint, or just starting out? Then this beginners workshop is for you!
Event type: 
Art, Workshop/Seminar
Collingwood, Golden Bay
Nelson / Tasman


With artist Lisa Chandler

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st February 2021
10am to 4pm

NZ $395pp – includes all materials
Minimum 4 – Maximum 8 people

Totally new to Acrylic Paint, or just starting out? Then this beginners workshop is for you! Lisa will take you through the different kinds of Acrylic paint and painting surfaces available. She will explain what you need to know about the bewildering range of Acrylic mediums and recommend what to buy so you don’t waste your money. Hands on exercises will guide you through colour mixing, mark-making, and constructing a painting. Lisa will also guide you through a variety of experimentations with Acrylic mediums and multi-media effects so you can see what can be achieved.

At the end of this workshop you will be confident applying Acrylic paint, and have a toolkit of techniques and tips to help you develop your painting!

Book a 2021 Art Haven weekend workshop by 30th November 2020 to receive our 10% off Early Bird Special! AND if you book 2 or more Art Haven weekend workshops you’ll also receive a free book on Acrylic Painting!

INCLUDES: Tuition, 2 morning and 2 afternoon teas, 2 lunches and 1 dinner with selected drinks. All basic art equipment. Access to a library of art books. Movie night. Workshop notes.

NOT INCLUDED: Transport to and from ART HAVEN, Accommodation, Art materials and travel insurance.

A materials list will be provided upon sign-up, or you can purchase an art pack from us with everything you need for an extra cost. Please check out the Art Haven website for information on places to stay in Collingwood and how to get here

Written by

Lisa Chandler

27 Aug 2020

Lisa Chandler has a MFA (Hons) from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design, Auckland, New Zealand. She presented her thesis paper ‘Negotiating the Non-Place’ at the Affective Landscapes Conference at the University of Derby, England in 2012.