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Workshops for adults

by beth sorensen

Painting Online with Teresa Small

Join us for a comprehensive online class in all things painting! This class is perfect for the complete beginner and will have you feeling confident and creating gorgeous art in no time.

Learn the building blocks of painting with lessons in colour, composition and perspective. Be confident in your style as you follow the demonstrations and exercise in various painting techniques. These include realism from still life, impressionistic methods, how to use colour like a fauvist and the basics of abstraction!

Under the experienced tuition of artist Teresa Small you will have personalised guidance, print-outs and a variety of practical exercises.

Where: Zoom
Cost: $10 per person
Facilitator: Teresa Small
Dates and times:
Thursdays during lockdown, 10 am – noon

Open Studio

Please note that this program is on hold. In line with NSW public health orders, The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre will remain closed until 12.01 am Saturday 28 August.  

Enjoy the run of your very own studio space each Wednesday, with sessions run by artist Patrice Wills suitable for beginners through to seasoned artists.

Open studio morning session

Work on your own project with expert guidance and support. Whether you want to paint a portrait, a landscape, still life or explore abstraction, Open studio is the place where you can set your own goals and learn basic skills to make artwork that you love. Beginners are welcome and everything is supplied.

Open studio afternoon session

Local creatives are invited to use the professional facilities and resources of the Arts Centre to pursue their ongoing artistic development. Make the most of this vibrant creative hub to form connections and creative alliances that will strengthen and sustain your practice. Continue to develop your artistic voice and interests by expanding your exposure to new knowledge and skills, art world opportunities, critical feedback and different perspectives from other like-minded creatives. Recommended for people with some experience.

Cost: $15 per session
Facilitator: Patrice Wills
Age: Adults and young people
Dates and times:
Wednesdays, 1 September – 15 September
10.30 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 – 4.30 pm