Introduction to Expressive Abstract Painting

Learn principles of Value, Color, Composition and Shape for stronger Abstract Paintings

In this introductory Expressive Abstract Painting, Heather will lead you through four exercises that introduce you to concepts of Value, Color, Composition and Shape. These are designed to help you loosen up and practice how to build strong expressive abstract paintings.


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.


Course Curriculum


  Getting Started
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  Exercise 1
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  Exercise 2
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  Exercise 3
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  Exercise 4
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
When you register for the class, you get immediate access to all four lessons. You can take the classes at your leisure!
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to the course for six months.

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