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Acrylic Painting – The easy medium

Learn, learn, learn and enjoy painting!
Acrylic painting can be the easiest medium, so learn to master basic painting skills.
Key skills will include blending, layering, washes, mapping, colour and the elements.
This class is suitable for absolute beginners or for those who wish to refresh their established skills.

Course Details

Status
Course open
Date
26/07/2022 to 30/08/2022
Classes
6 sessions of 3 hours
Time
6:00 pm
Price
$238.00 $202.30
Discounts
Early Bird: 15% off until 22/07/2022. Use code EB15 at checkout.
Tutor
Linda Edmonds
Code
3626
Venue
WEA Wollongong
50-56 Auburn Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500

Materials Required

BRING THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS TO CLASS WITH YOU
Please bring the following materials and equipment with you to class:

1. 12 x 16inch (approx.) canvas or board
2. 16 x 20 inch stretched canvas
3. A4 (or similar sized) Sketch Pad
4. 6B and B pencil
5. Kneadable rubber
6. 2 x squat jars or strong plastic containers (for water)
7. 1 Rag and/or roll of kitchen paper
8. 1 small bottle of Acrylic “Retarder” (to slow down drying process)
9. Brushes: A variety of soft, synthetic painting brushes; differing sizes from large square to small, round pointed; or any “Starter” brush set
10. Palettes: 2 - 4 white plastic picnic plates (smooth bottom), or any palette you may have or prefer. * Plastic plates are Tutor’s preferred option
11. Paints: ACRYLIC PAINT COLOURS (100ml tube size):
Titanium White, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red (true red), Crimson (cool red), Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue, Paynes Grey (if available, or Black),
OR, any Beginner’s Set of good quality acrylic paints (100ml tube size).

All students MUST wear closed in shoes

WHERE YOUR CLASS IS HELD
WEA Illawarra, 50 - 56 Auburn Street, Wollongong

PARKING
There is plenty of parking onsite but please DO NOT TURN RIGHT into the carpark. You could endanger yourself, any passengers and any others on the road.

The centre should be approached from the South, either at the south end of Auburn Street, or by turning into Auburn Street from Swan or West Streets.

FOOD AND DRINK
There is a Zip Tap available for those who wish to BYO cup plus tea/coffee/milk supplies.

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no supplies or utensils available at the WEA to make refreshments or to use for the consumption of food.

Please BYO refreshments for your use only.

CONFIRMATION OF COURSE and PURCHASE OF MATERIALS
At times WEA must cancel classes due to lack of enrolments. To avoid undue costs please do not purchase any materials until your course has been confirmed as going ahead.

Please call the WEA office on phone: 4226 1622 three days prior to the commencement of the class to confirm that it will be going ahead.

NO SMOKING AT WEA
Please note that WEA is a smoke-free business and smoking is not allowed in the building in the carparks or in any outside area on WEA property.

COVID
If you have any COVID-19 symptoms (like a fever, cough, sore/scratchy throat, shortness of breath, loss of smell or taste), you may put other people at risk. Please do not attend the college until you are feeling better.

Courses are subject to current Public Health orders and restrictions. Either a full refund or a transfer to another course will be offered to participants if the course is cancelled due to COVID restrictions.

Campus Information

Parking

There is plenty of parking onsite but please DO NOT TURN RIGHT into the carpark. You could endanger yourself, any passengers and any others on the road.

The centre should be approached from the South, either at the south end of Auburn Street, or by turning into Auburn Street from Swan or West Streets.

Food and Drink

There is a Zip Tap available for those who wish to BYO cup plus tea/coffee/milk supplies.

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no supplies or utensils available at the WEA to make refreshments or to use for the consumption of food.

Please BYO refreshments for your use only.

Confirmation of Course and Purchase of Materials

At times WEA must cancel classes due to lack of enrolments. To avoid undue costs please do not purchase any materials until your course has been confirmed as going ahead.

Please call the WEA office on phone: (02) 4226 1622 three days prior to the commencement of the class to confirm that it will be going ahead.

No Smoking

Please note that WEA is a smoke-free business and smoking is not allowed in the building in the carparks or in any outside area on WEA property.

COVID and your Safety

WEA Illawarra operates according to the current Public Health orders and restrictions.

ALL WEA Illawarra teaching and admin staff are double vaccinated.

WEA Illawarra recommends the following for students and visitors to the college:
– Double vaccination – highly recommended
– Mask wearing – optional
– Scanning on to Service NSW – optional
– Self-distancing – recommended
– If you are feeling unwell – notify staff immediately

Courses are subject to current Public Health orders and restrictions. Either a full refund or a transfer to another course will be offered to participants if the course is cancelled due to COVID restrictions.