Folkehuset Absalon

ACRYLICS FOR BEGINNERS 13 AprilApr 2024 10:00

Come and learn how to paint with acrylics in Absalon

In this course you will learn basic techniques to paint with acrylic paint.

We meet five Saturdays and each time focus on different topics within painting.

We will be painting both objects in still life and suggested motives to practice techniques, but you are also going to paint motives you decide yourself. Feel free to embrace the opportunity to work on personal projects, bring your own ideas to life, and experiment with abstract forms

You will leave the course with a broader understanding of the materials and techniques and inspiration and skills to continue at home.

You need no experience to join.

Looking forward to seeing you!


Saturday the 13th of April - Introduction to materials and basic Techniques

We will get an overview of the materials, cover fundamental techniques such as color mixing, layering, and brushstroke application.

Saturday the 20th of April - Sunset and sky exploration

Today we are diving into landscape painting basics, emphasizing elements like the sky, urban elements, bushes and trees.

Saturday the 27th of April - Depths in paintings

We will be working with layers, lights and shadows. Adding textures to bring your paint to life. We will work on creating a more complex landscape.

Saturday the 4th of May -  Still life and composition

Introduction to the concept of still life and how to arrange objects for a captivating composition. We will explore techniques emphasizing composition and light.


Saturday the 11th of May - Expressive portraits

We will today work on creating portraits using a simplified approach to facial features, focusing on expressive shapes and colors.



Our teacher 

Lucia is originally from Argentina but is currently based in Copenhagen. Lucia has always had a passion for watercolours and loves how pigment mixed with water is unpredictable and fun to work with. In addition to painting, she really likes teaching, sharing creative spaces with people, and guiding them in the process of exploring their creativity and learning. You can see more of her work on her Instagram @Lulamoor





We are in Tårnværelset on the 3rd floor in Absalon. You get there by taking the stairs up from the entrance. There is no elevator.

The course will be taught in English by Lucia.

We meet five times -  Saturday the 13th, 20th and 27th of April and the 4th and 11th of May from 10-13 o'clock.

We have all the matierials you need.

It costs 700 kr. to participate. You can buy your ticket on the page below.  The tickets are non-refundable and can't be changed for another date.


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