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Amazing acrylics, 12 week painting course with Jan Vallance

Jan demonstrating an acrylic underpainting

About the Course

Introduction to Amazing Acrylics is a 12 week course  run from The Art Boat Studio at Goyt Mill, Marple.

Each session is 3 hours on a Wednesday morning 10am-1pm

Small friendly group.  Workshops are kept to a maximum of 5 students.

Discover the amazing qualities of acrylic paint.  This 12 week course is suitable for beginners and improvers. The course will teach you how to work with this versatile medium. There will be some guided exercises but the emphasis is on learning how to explore and make choices so that after the course is over you be starting to discover which aspects of Acrylic painting you prefer and want to pursue.

The course will cover:

Basic acrylic techniques

An introduction to colour theory...making colour sing

Abstract and painting intuitively


Using Acrylics for sketchbooks.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials. Tea, coffee and biscuits.


Jan Vallance at The Art Boat
The Art Boat Studio, 5th Floor, Goyt Mill
Upper Hibbert Lane
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