Art Classes in Albany WA

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

Join Kirsten in her Albany studio 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.

The following schedule of 2022 Art Classes in Albany WA are perfect for beginners and intermediate painters looking to develop their skills in oils or acrylics. 

Kirsten’s 7 week oil painting short courses cover the foundations of visual art making as well as the methods and techniques specific to oil painting. The skills students learn will add strength to their creative work and equip them with the knowledge to continue painting with oils.

A lovely, relaxed and positive way to learn

Hi Kirsten, thanks for sharing your experience and passion for painting with us, we all thoroughly enjoyed your workshop and are keen to keep working on our pieces. It was a lovely relaxed and positive way to learn. Thanks also for sharing your photo, a lovely reminder of a special day with my nieces! Warm regards, Nicol

Acrylic Painting for Beginners Albany WA

A welcoming atmosphere for learning

I have completed two oil painting courses with Kirsten and both have been inspiring. Kirsten is a generous teacher sharing her knowledge and skills and creating a welcoming atmosphere for learning. Loved the classes!!

Pia Sweeting

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I will definitely be doing more of her classes

Kirsten is a fantastic knowledgeable art teacher! I recently did a 2 hour acrylic art class with a group of friends and it was a lovely relaxing experience. Kirsten gives great advice and direction and I will definitely be doing more of her classes.

Millie Guidi

Art Classes Albany

working 1:1

Kirsten is incredibly talented and so lovely. She has been working 1:1 with my daughter for several months now and done such an amazing job.

Kylie Floate

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2022 oil painting short-courses, Albany WA

2022 Oil Painting | Portraits

Wednesdays Feb 2 – March 16 – 10-12pm / 6-8pm

Wednesdays August 10 – Sept 21- 10-12pm / 6-8pm 

 

An intimate series of seven 2 hour, weekly group sessions suitable for beginners to intermediate level painters. Students will have the opportunity to learn about colour mixing, plotting paintings, underpainting techniques and how to layer oil paint to develop paintings of faces. Some materials provided.

Cost $280 pp

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2022 Oil Painting | Landscapes

Wednesdays April 20 – June 1 – 10-12pm / 6-8pm

Wednesdays Oct 26 – Dec 7 – 10-12pm / 6-8pm

 

An intimate series of seven 2 hour, weekly group sessions suitable for beginners to intermediate level painters. Students will have the opportunity to learn about colour mixing, plotting paintings, underpainting techniques and how to layer oil paint to develop paintings of landscapes. Some materials provided.

Cost $280 pp

2022 acrylic painting classes, Albany WA

2022 Acrylic Painting Workshop
4 hour session

Classes run 10am-3pm with a break for lunch

Sunday June 12th 2022 | Sunday October 2nd 2022

Learn to paint with acrylic paint on canvas. Beginners and intermediate levels. Learn about picture composition, colour mixing and brush techniques to create a canvas painting to take home. Cost $140 pp. All materials provided. BYO lunch.

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2 hour 'Anytime' 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 and are available throughout the year on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. Classes are suitable for all ages and are a great option for couples, family groups or regional visitors looking for something creative to do in Albany. All materials provided.

Cost $80 pp (min 2 people per session)

Private tuition & mentoring

Kirsten offers private tuition to young people and adults wishing to develop their creative skills in a one to one setting. During these sessions, students are encouraged to work at their own pace with support and guidance.

Mentoring sessions are also available for artists starting out or wanting to progress their practise and arts career. 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.

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