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Free Form Abstraction Painting | Peter Griffen

Free Form Abstraction Painting | Peter Griffen

Have you ever wanted to loosen up in your style of painting or wanted to know how to paint in a substractly style?

Learn to paint free form abstraction painting with Peter Griffen. Peter will take you on a journey of abstraction, colour and energy. There will be particular emphasis on composition, line, strong colour and collage. Participants will be working at their own rate and encouraged to be exploring and creating their own unique works. Self-expression and individuality will be encouraged. In this workshop, you will ‘take a line for a walk’ and enter the world of abstraction.

We start with abstract free form painting. option are open to create either still life absraction or work on your photo of any subject matter, landscape, figure , portrait with the abstraction free form approach.

What will I learn

A wide range of ideas and techniques to get you experimenting with abstraction, including:
• ‘abstract loosening up’ exercises, to help you to begin working in your own individual way
• Free form responses to photographs of the landscape or you can bring sketches
• collaging, including inventing and experimenting with new techniques
• using vivid colour
• engaging your intuition and free thinking
•to use a variety of different approaches from splashes, dripping, scraping and collaging, to create a truly imaginative abstract work.

Reference material on contemporary art will also be available for inspiration. This is a hands-on experimental, abstract and semi-abstract painting workshop.

Who is this course suitable for?

Suitable for all levels, beginner to advanced. 

What do I need to bring?

Please click on link below for materials list

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What is provided?

• tea, coffee and biscuits (you might like to bring your own cup)
• a friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment
• connection to the Brisbane Painting Classes art community

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.