Warrnambool School of Art

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2 day Abstract art workshop with Shari Nye

Explore ways into abstraction in this fun and informative 2 day workshop will have you 

10am to 4pm. $190 price includes a large ready primed, stretched canvas) with Warrnambool School of Art. Only 10 places so book early to avoid missing out.

What you will learn

How to start abstract painting using a variety of starting points to get you going. Shari will share different techniques to abstract the everyday along with different composition approaches that are fun. You will also learn about different abstract artists and look at their work.

DAY 1 The workshop will begin with a series of exercises with experimentation and technique trials. This will equip you for the following day where we use what we have discovered in this session.

DAY 2 We move onto a large canvas building on what we have done in day 1. to create a finished artwork.

What you will leave with

You will leave with a huge resource to inspire your future paintings, a tool bag of new ideas and techniques and one large finished canvas ready to hang at home or sell. 

What to bring



  • Inspiring reference materials 
  • Acrylic mediums and surprise art materials 
  • Water jars, palettes
  • Tea and coffee morning tea


Please bring the following materials

note" I will have some tubes of paint and brushes available to purchase on the day.

Acrylic paints- Golden, Reeves,  Art spectrum or Windsor and Newton 

Phthalo Blue

cobalt blue


cadmium  yellow

cadmium  red



burnt sienna

titanium white and any other colours you might have.

A stick of compressed charcoal 

2 oil pastels colour of your choice

Canvas paper / oil paper pad A3

Water colour paper 300 gsm a pad or a few sheets A3 

rag and paper towel 

apron/ smock or painting clothes smiley

Bring any other materials you might like to work with if you  have already but not necessary.



Abstract art workshop 2 days
Time: 10am- 4pm 2 days on 28th & 29th September 2019
$ 190.00