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Introduction to Abstraction with Imbi Davidson

6 x Tuesdays 11 February - Tuesday 17 March 2020

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Where: Ignite Studios @ NRCG, 60 Crane Street, Ballina

Ages:  Adults (15+)

Cost: $250 per person for the term

An introduction to the fundamental principles of abstract drawing and painting. Using a range of methods participants will be guided through mark making and exercises to free expression, learn background and layering techniques and develop concepts to complete your own abstract painting.


In this short course, we will be using acrylic or non-toxic paints only (no oil-based paints or solvents to be used). We will learn different techniques and methods of painting each week and additional materials may need to be purchased.

Ignite Studios will provide easels, paper, tape, some drawing materials, simple brushes, and basic paints.

For Week 1, please bring:

  • Notebook or visual art diary (any size)
  • Writing pen/s
  • Drawing materials (pencils, charcoal)

Other course materials:

  • Up to 6 Small canvasses or boards for works in progress
  • 1-2 Larger canvasses or boards for final works
  • Personal acrylic paint supplies
  • Paint gels and mediums
  • Personal brushes

Other items you may wish to bring:

  • Apron
  • Water holder
  • Camera

Please Note - more specific information about materials to purchase will be given to students as the course progresses.



Booking Terms

Please choose your class carefully.

Due to our class sizes, once you have booked and paid we will only provide a refund if the class is unable to go ahead. If there is a waiting list for your class and the Gallery can successfully offer your space to another student a refund for the workshop cost, less a booking fee of 5% will be provided when the replacement student has paid in full.

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