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Explore the variety of acrylic paint, collage and mixed techniques involved in abstract painting in this workshop aimed at both beginners and experienced painters. While investigating the nature of materials in a hands-on manner, you will learn to explore conceptual ideas through experimental techniques and abstract approaches.

Participants will work on resolving a small body of artwork including small-scale collages and a larger canvas painting. Learn from experienced lecturer and Cairns-based artist Jacqueline Scotcher whose own work investigates tropical landscapes and human connections to the natural environment.

The completion of the course will arm participants with a toolbox of techniques to incorporate into their creative practice along with a deeper understanding of the qualities and diversities of the painting medium. This course will be reinforcing and extending on approaches explored in the previous Abstract Mixed-media Painting short course.  Both continuing and new students are encouraged to enrol in this course. Course details


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Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements, this short course is aimed at beginners with moderate experience.

Resources required

Students will need to supply their own stretched canvas 80cm x 80cm (or two) and collage materials

Painting materials will be supplied.


This six week course is delivered face-to-face by experienced artist and lecturer, Jacquie Scotcher.  Delivery is Wednesdays 6pm - 9pm. R block, room R1.32-40

(Note: No classes held on 6 September)



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Additional costs

Additional costs for listed materials under Resources Required.


NACC Abstract Acrylic Painting & Collage

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 26 July 2017

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