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Painting Fundamentals II

In this course, students will build upon the knowledge and skills gained in Painting Fundamentals I. Projects will introduce students to different forms of painting, such as landscape and abstract painting, while all projects and subjects will serve to further develop student’s fundamental skill set. Students will gain further understanding of color theory, light-structure, composition, mark-making, rendering and use of materials.


Projects are specifically designed to encourage new approaches to artmaking, tapping into creative ways of working from the right side of the brain. We will use approaches that will encourage students to step outside their comfort zone, paint freely and expressively and turn off our overly critical and perfectionistic tendencies.

During the course, students will aim to complete 2 paintings and try a variety of approaches while gaining confidence in their technical abilities. This course will also discuss concept development and finding reference material for projects, giving students a valuable skill set for expressing themselves through art.


​The instructor will give demonstrations in class to show various techniques, and give constructive feedback on a one-on-one basis with each student as they develop their artwork.

Schedule and prices 2022:

Class size of 3-5 students

For beginners with some basic experience and intermediate students

Instructor: Abby Brown

Languages: English, German on request

May - July:

  • Mondays from 6-8pm:

May 16th - June 27th

**No class on  June 6th for public holiday

6 sessions, 2 hours each

12 hours total

*Students may make up one missed class during one of the Open Art Sessions

Course Fee:

€220 course fee

optional materials fee of €30*

Total with materials: €250

*Students must provide their own canvases. The material fee covers the use of oil paint, canvas boards, painting mediums, brushes, etc. 

Group sessions / Courses

AB Art Studios policy for refunds and and cancelations

Group Courses policy: to reserve you place in a course you must register and send confirmation of payment in advance. There is a non-refundable €30 registration fee included in the course price. The remaining balance of the course fee is fully refundable up to 2 weeks before the first day of class, and a 50% refund is available up to 1 week before the first day of class. Within one week of the start date the course fee is non-refundeable. However, a full refund (minus the €30 registration fee) is possible if someone from the waitlist can take your spot. You are also welcome to give your spot to someone else. Weeks that the class does not meet due to public holiday or at the instructor's discretion are listed in the course schedule. Any cancelations by the instructor will be rescheduled or refunded. The fee for any missed classes will not be refunded, however one missed class per course can be made up during one of the Open Art Sessions for no additional charge.

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