Playing With Acrylics | Jenni Kelly Bienarté

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Playing With Acrylics | Jenni Kelly

Playing With Acrylics | Jenni Kelly

Be prepared to scrape, spray, roll and glaze paint! This workshop will introduce fellow artists to some Creative and Fun acrylics methods. In other words - "PLAY WITH ACRYLICS!"

You will leave the workshop with a greater understanding of Acrylics and a new found confidence. The work will be Impressionistic - Fun and Free (style of work)!!!

What will I learn?

Jenni will provide a step-by-step guide so you learn how to let loose and to be creative. You will explore and discover various ways to paint using unconventional methods of painting with some unusual tools!

Who is this suitable for?

All levels of experience are welcome!

What do I need to bring?

ACRYLIC PAINTS (any good brand) Atelier, Matisse
Most of the following colours are Atelier.
• Black, Titanium White, Pyrole Red or Cadmium Red, Phthalo Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Jaune Brilliance

(Matisse Structure) Permanent Green Leaf (Matisse Aqua Green) Pale Gold - this is metallic paint available in both Matisse Structure and Atelier

Professional high gloss varnish

Other items:
•  Old Credit Cards/Plastic scrapers 
•  A few assorted  pastels/charcoal.(For Sketching Image onto canvas)
•  A few bristle brushes. One large house brush to varnish.(Can share).
•  Water spray bottle, Chux rags, and a good size water container 
•  Pad for your notes and sample of techniques .
•  One plastic fancy stencil


•  Around 20x24 inches
Jenni Kelly suggests Art Shed or Bargain City store for an affordable Mont Marte canvas. 

All canvases are to be primed with one coat of Gesso before we start.
Please bring some reference relating to the subject (I will also bring references.)

* Please bring an old towel to cover your table.

For just $50 you can have access to all the paints you need for this weekend workshop.

Please bring your lunch and snacks or you can purchase from cafes close by.   

About the Tutor

Jenni achieves a realistic expression in her creative freestyle painting leaving the viewer free to exercise their own imagination. These paintings have an appealing sense of colour, freedom and movement with subjects close to nature. Jenni regularly exhibits throughout Australia including 21 paintings hanging throughout the Holy Spirit Hospital at Chermside Brisbane.
Jenni is basically self-taught and is constantly improving her skills by attending other artists 'workshops.

What is provided?

  • Tea and coffee (please bring your own cup)
  • A friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment
  • Connection with the Bienarté art community

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Course testimonials:

  • Relaxed surroundings, whether experienced or not you are welcomed and it’s not daunting. Jenni is a brilliant tutor with so much to share, and happy to have her brains picked all day long! Jaimee F Ransome
  • Fantastic weekend. Jenni was a great teacher who has inspired and encouraged me. Her knowledge, confidence and expertise in this genre was admired and respected by the whole class who were left in awe of her abilities. I will definitely be doing another class. J. Langton
  • I love Jenni Kelly's workshops.... she makes learning and painting so user friendly and helpful. I came home with 2 amazing paintings to share with family. Will be booking into the next class. C. Gilbert The Gap