3 Skills to Master in Abstract Painting

A mini course

Learn a few core principles to develop great abstract paintings. This mini-course provides concrete and best practices for loosening up, working with color and creating variety in shape and size. If you are just starting out or are reigniting your passion for painting abstractly, these key skills will help you bring your paintings to the next level.

Your Instructor

Heather Neilson
Heather Neilson

My art classes and workshops are designed to help YOU find your inner voice through gentle guidance and encouragement. When you take a class with me, you will have the opportunity to learn not just technique but also a mindset that will help you find your creative style.

I have pursued the study of art history and direct art making for more than 25 years. I studied at the New York Art Students League and with several master artists. Before becoming a full time artist and art educator, I was a digital marketer for several large corporations. I received a B.A. in Communications from Rutgers University. I am a certified GOLDEN Arts Educator and Silver Brush Educator.

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Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is this course?
You can watch all the videos in about 15 minutes but there are life-long lessons to continue practicing in your art!
How long do I have access to this course?
You can access this course for up to one year from registration.
What supplies do I need?
Strathmore Mixed Media Paper 400 Series Any Size OR Any Canvas Yellow Frog Tape if using Paper Acrylic paint; for specific exercise, use these colors. GOLDEN paints recommended. Black White Quinacridone Azo Gold Charcoal or Graphite Brush Container for Water Palette Palette Knife

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