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Ever felt a rush of inspiration, picked up a brush, tried your hand at painting, only to finish feeling like a failure? Never fear, Stephen is here! In this full-day masterclass with one of Australia’s legendary painters, you’ll leave feeling like a total pro.

Using acrylic paint, you’ll get the low down on materials, tools, colour theory, composition, light and perspective, colour mixing, as well as learning various painting methods using a brush, palette knife, and finger painting.

You’ll learn Stephen’s foolproof formula for transforming a drawing into a finished painting and practice various subject matter & exercises including a simple composition, still life, landscape, and a waterscape.

Perfect for beginners, or those wanting to brush up on their skills, this workshop will cover all the essentials, and give you the confidence, knowledge and tools to continue painting forevermore.


What you'll get

  • Expert guidance from a professional artist
  • Access to artist-grade materials kindly provided by Derivan Matisse
  • A range of paintings, done by you!
  • The know-how to confidently continue painting at home

what to bring

  • Clothes you don’t mind getting grubby!
  • Lunch and a water bottle
  • Notebook and pen


Be sure to check out our Terms & Conditions before grabbing a ticket.