Acrylics Painting

Acrylics Painting

This course enables students to develop skills using the materials and techniques of acrylic painting.

  • Course Type Adult - Leisure
  • Subject Area Art and Craft
  • Qualification N/A
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Beginners
  • Location Community Locations – See Below
  • Course Length 9 weeks
  • Start Date 01-Oct-2020
  • Day Thursday
  • Times 13:00-15:30
  • Fee £170
  • Reduced Fee £83
  • Course Code X0PACRY0/9/A

Techniques will be introduced and demonstrated, followed by support and tuition matched to individual progression, meaning that complete beginners can work alongside more experienced students.

What topics will I study?

The course focuses on a series of set subjects, aiming to explore the potential of this medium with a range of approaches. For example: landscape; using impasto and scumbling techniques.

Topics covered include:

  • Grounds and supports – (what surface can I paint on?)
  • Selecting brushes and other implements
  • Paint handling
  • Colour mixing
  • Use of additives
  • Impasto

This course takes place at Matthews Hall – Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter, EX3 0HF

Entry Requirements

None, beginners welcome – just need enthusiasm and determination.


Learners will be given a college ID badge and have access to all college facilities, including learning centres and computers.

Additional Costs

Materials provided for the first session, but students will need to provide their own paints, brushes etc. by the second week. A full list of necessary items will be provided.

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