Beyond Reality – Abstract Painting and Collage

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October 30, 2012
2:00 pmto4:00 pm
November 13, 2012
2:00 pmto4:00 pm
November 20, 2012
2:00 pmto4:00 pm
November 27, 2012
2:00 pmto4:00 pm
December 4, 2012
2:00 pmto4:00 pm

Changing your perspective!

Using reality as a starting point, participants will take specific steps in order to be able to abstract their work. For example, leave out detail, leave out all depth, use unrealistic colours, reduce whole to a few main lines and shapes, create unusual compositions.

Cost £55.50

To book this course online, simply ‘Add to Cart’ then ‘Checkout’.

Course Details

  • Tutor:  Celia Forestal Smith
  • Course suitable for all levels
  • Students:  Max No. 10, Min. No. 5, Aged 16+
  • Materials are provided but Students are welcome to bring their own acrylic paints
  • Booking Details


“Challenging but fun.”

“I particularly enjoyed the use of materials and guidance.”

About the Tutor:  Celia has a MA in Fine Art, BA Hons in Creative Arts, An Advanced Diploma in Fine Art (Drawing and Painting), and a City and Guilds teaching certificate.  She has taught Art to children and adults most of her working life and is currently artistic director and producer for Elemental Community Arts, based in Forres.

Commissions have included mural painting, scenic painting for The English National Touring Opera, Site design for W.O.M.A.D and Glastonbury Festivals. She has had many group exhibitions and four solo exhibitions to date.