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 true, unique and authentic artistic self.

i have been obsessed and passionate about art and creativity my whole life. I have made it more of a focus in my life for the past 10 years. I am a life long learner and have studied at the New York Art Students League and with several master artists. I was a digital marketer for several large corporations before making the shift to become a full time artist. I have a B.A. in Communications from Rutgers University. I am proud to be a certified GOLDEN Arts Educator and Silver Brush Educator.


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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