Adult Art Classes

Basia Zielinska, Dip. Ed., Dip. Art Therapy invites you to join her Expressive Abstract Art Class in her Neutral Bay Studio.
This weekly Tuesday class is for a thriving group of enthusiastic artists who are interested in creating abstract art and sharing their unique responses to ideas and materials. The artists rely on experimentation and the discovery of individual, unique artist “handwriting” as they learn to express themselves using a variety of materials. Participants will learn to express themselves intuitively, often in response to memories of real or imagined landscapes, feelings or situations.
The classes cover a curriculum designed by Basia and include opportunities to experiment with charcoal, inks, pencils and paints and collage so that participants can identify materials which they really enjoy working with and they will work in journals, on paper and canvas.
Participants are guided through design principles and will learn how to work effectively with colour, including working with a limited colour palette.
Participants will be encouraged to observe and record a very broad variety of shapes in the environment, which can be incorporated in innovative ways into their abstract artworks.
All levels of experience are welcome. In a small painting group, we not only learn from the instructor, but also from each other.
Beginners and more advanced artists are all very welcome.

On day one of your starting term, you will be provided with your own A3 journal on that first lesson you will be provided with all materials required that day. Whilst basic materials like student quality paints are provided, you will be encouraged to invest in your own artist quality paints – just a limited palette – and quality paper and canvases as and when you need them.

Take yourself on this journey of creative discovery.

Fees are non-refundable unless negotiated for an extended illness or unforeseen circumstances. There are no refunds or makeup sessions if you miss class.
COVID-19 pandemic safety and cancellations.

Whilst observing the COVID- 19 pandemic health and safety regulations, we are meticulous with disinfecting the studio space after every painting session.
We provide hand sanitiser.

We encourage you to bring your own apron, however, we do have studio aprons available.
We keep the class small, just 6 students.

If we are forced to close the studio because of Government rules due to an outbreak of COVID – 19 pandemic we will refund you outstanding class fees.

Eight weeks of Tuition, every Tuesday morning during school term times between 10 am – 12.30 pm (However you are welcome to stay and work on your own until 2.00 pm).
For more information email Basia Zielinska basia@bizart.net.au

Included in the fee are student quality paints, inks and an A3 journal.

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    ‘Introductory course for adults’ expressive abstract painting 2021


    Join our waiting list for future term art courses.

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    Eight weeks of expressive abstract painting tuition from Basia Zielinska, every Tuesday morning Time 10 am – 12.30 pm (However you are welcome to stay and work on your own until 2.00 pm). For more information email Basia Zielinska basia@bizart.net.au Term one 2021 art classes are fully booked please join our waiting list. Adult Art Classes 2021 (10:00 am to 12:00 noon, 8-week term) Term 1 - Tuesday the 2nd of February - Tuesday the 23rd of March. (Fully Booked) Term 2 - Tuesday the 27th of April - Tuesday the 15th of June. Term 3 - Tuesday the 20th of July - Tuesday the 7th of September. Term 4 - Tuesday the 19th of October - Tuesday the 7th of December.