Learn expressive acrylic painting techniques

Next Available: Sat, 06 Mar 10:00AM (AEDT)
6 hours
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This class is suitable for artists of all abilities and is a great introduction to using acrylic paint.

During the class Clair will be taking you through the process of creating a large expressive still life

artwork featuring a variety of flowers. Clair will show you basic colour mixing, composition and

layering techniques and demonstrate how to piece together an artwork without using a direct


All paint is provided, you will need to bring your own canvas and acrylic brushes.

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What you will learn
  • 1) Acrylic painting techniques 2) Composition techniques 3)how to paint flowers in a loose and expressive manner 4) how to create an artwork without using a reference image 5)How to use your imagination and intuition to drive your colour choices,
What you will get
  • 1) confidence 2) inspiration 3) new skills
Parking Info

Disabled access is available at the rear of YAVA, enter via Furmston Lane.  Otherwise suggested parking locations are:

- Coles carpark (3 hours)

- Furmston Lane (all day parking)

- River St Carpark (all day parking, access via Green St)

- Taber Lane (all day parking)

- other street parking, just check the signs.

Find us from the main street, near the pedestrian crossing, up the stairs inbetween Country Smart and KG (see our balcony upstairs)

What to bring
  • Canvas 70 cm x 90 cm/ flat acrylic brushes/ 1 flat brush 3"/ pallet/ plus your lunch
What to wear

clothes you don't mind getting messy

Appropriate for

This class is suitable for artists of all abilities and is a great introduction to using acrylic paints

Clair Bremner is a Professional artist based in the Yarra Valley


Refund Policy

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub or organised by YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub .


I agree to give YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub classes and events or on YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub 's premises. (For use of YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub marketing materials).


YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a refund or transfer.  Cancellations within 48hrs will receive a 90% refund (we have to pay the weteachme fee regardless)


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

YAVA workshops are offered by YAVA in partnership with the Workshop facilitator.

Workshop payment is generally required at time of booking .  For payment over time options please enquire through info@yava,  

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