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Art Classes in Albany WA

Art classes & workshops in Albany WA. Painting, drawing, oils & acrylics. Group classes and private tuition. 

Join Kirsten in her studio at the Vancouver Arts Centre in historic Albany and learn about the joys of painting. Classes cater for all ages and experience levels. Private and group classes are designed to help artists and enthusiasts learn new skills, gain confidence and have fun making art.

Drawing en plein air in Albany
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-12 | May 26-June 9

An intimate series of five bi-weekly group sessions in and around Albany WA. Classes will be outdoors and weather dependent. Classes are suitable for beginners to intermediate levels. Students will learn about dry media drawing techniques, picture composition, tonal observation and portraying depth in drawing. Some materials provided.

Cost $150 pp (min of 5 to run)

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Oil Painting | Learn to paint Clouds
(new class dates coming soon)

An intimate series of five 3 hour, weekly group sessions suitable for beginners to intermediate levels. Students will learn about colour mixing and different ways of achieving colour effects in oil painting. Students will have the opportunity to learn about underpainting techniques and how to layer oil paint to develop paintings of clouds. Some materials provided.

Cost $190 pp (max 4 people per session)

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Oil Painting | Learn to Paint Water
(new class dates coming soon)

An intimate series of five 3 hour, weekly group sessions suitable for beginners to intermediate levels. Students will learn about colour mixing and different ways of achieving colour effects in oil painting. Students will have the opportunity to learn about underpainting techniques and how to layer oil paint to develop paintings of water. Some materials provided.

Cost $190 pp (max 4 people per session) 

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Oil Painting | Painting the human face
(new class dates coming soon)

An intimate series of five 3 hour, weekly group sessions suitable for beginners to intermediate level painters. Students will learn about colour mixing and developing portraits in layers. Students will have the opportunity to learn about plotting paintings, underpainting techniques and how to layer oil paint to develop paintings of the human face. Some materials provided.

Cost $190 pp (max 4 people per session)

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2 hour acrylic painting class for beginners

Tap into your creative freedom with these relaxed and fun 2 hour sessions. Classes are designed for a minimum of 2 people to a maximum of 4 and are available throughout the year on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. Classes are suitable for all ages and are a great option for visitors looking for something creative and different to do in Albany. All materials provided.

Cost $65 pp (min 2 – max 4 people per session)

More information about the classes

Tap into your creative freedom with these relaxed and fun 2 hour sessions. Classes are designed for a minimum of 2 people to a maximum of 4 and are available throughout the year on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. Classes are suitable for all ages and are a great option for visitors looking for something creative and different to do in Albany during the holidays.

Students will join Kirsten in her studio and be guided through the process of unlocking their creativity and creating a simple canvas painting using acrylic paints.

Sessions take place in Kirsten’s Studio at the Vancouver Arts Centre in Albany. Materials are provided, including easels, drawing supplies, artist canvas, brushes, acrylic paints. Students are welcome to supply their own materials if preferred.

Cost $65 per person. Minimum of 2 people per session and maximum of 4. For groups of 5 or more, Kirsten may be able to arrange a larger space within the Arts Centre to accommodate more students.

For enquiries, availability and bookings, please contact Kirsten on 0432 839 889.

An intimate series of 5 weekly group sessions suitable for beginners to intermediate levels. Students will join Kirsten in her studio to learn about colour mixing and different ways of achieving colour effects in oil painting. Students will have the opportunity to learn and experiment with underpainting techniques and learn how to layer paint to develop paintings.

Learn about

• Planning and plotting paintings

• Colour mixing & theory

• Underpainting techniques

• Building up paintings in layers

Sessions to take place in VAC Studio 2 upstairs (note accessibility limitations) Inclusions: Easels, solvent-free painting medium suitable for indoor use, brush cleaning oil, turps for final brush clean-up outdoors, disposable palettes, tea and coffee. Students to supply their own brushes, cleaning rags, paints and canvas/board. A materials fee of $30 is an option if students would prefer to use the studio paints. Cost $190 for series of five 3 hour classes. 4 places only.

For information on the next course start date, please contact Kirsten on 0432 839 889

2020 UPCOMING CLASSES

Learn to Paint Clouds, 5 week oil painting course

March 4- April 1 2020

Kirsten offers private tuition to students wishing to develop particular skills in oil painting. 

Hourly rate : $60/hr

Kirsten also offers informal mentoring sessions for artists starting out or wanting to further develop their practise and arts career with support and guidance. Mentoring is available for a single session or as a series of regular meetings or studio visits. Kirsten is happy to meet with prospective mentees at her studio to discuss their aims and goals before beginning planned mentoring sessions.

Hourly rate : varies

For information or to request a meeting, please contact Kirsten on 0432 839 779