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Abstract Painting Classes San Diego

Discover the art of abstract painting in San Diego, where participants can learn to create vibrant and expressive works using a variety of techniques and materials.

1 class in-person in San Diego has spots left, and 2 classes live online are available.

Intro to Abstract Acrylic Painting

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Unlock your creativity with Intro to Abstract Acrylic Painting. Learn new techniques in color, composition, and texture through demonstrations, critiques, and peer interaction. No drawing skills are required.

Tuesday, Mar 12th, 10:30am–1:30pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

Introduction to Abstract Painting

New York School of the Arts @ Online Classroom

Unleash your creativity and explore the captivating world of abstract painting. Join us at the renowned New York School of the Arts to experiment with different techniques, delve into the properties of acrylic paint, and master color mixing. Discover the endless possibilities of composition, textures, and layers in this insightful course.

Thursday, Apr 4th, 4–7pm Eastern Time

 (8 sessions)

Advanced Abstract Painting

New York School of the Arts @ Online Classroom

Expand your artistic horizons and deepen your understanding of abstract painting at the esteemed New York School of the Arts. Discover your visual vocabulary and explore different media as you experiment with abstract art within various artistic movements. Gain valuable technical demonstrations and personalized feedback to develop your body of work.

Friday, Apr 5th, 4–7pm Eastern Time

 (8 sessions)

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Intro to Minimal Realism

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Explore the fusion of Realism and Minimalism in this acrylic painting class. Discover new ways of seeing the world around you while learning techniques from renowned artists. Perfect for beginners and abstract artists looking to build a foundation in Realism with a minimalist spin.

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Hidden Messages: 2-Day In-Person Workshop

Prima Materia Institute @ 3350 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA

We have an opportunity to have a live, in-person, two-day painting workshop in the studio. Our goal is to HELP UKRAINE, and we invite you to participate! This workshop will be special not only because it is our first live workshop since 2020, but also because it will be a multimedia experience. We will look at how hidden messages have been used in art from prehistoric times, in the grandiose creations of the Great Masters, in Abstract Expressionism...

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Liquid Abstract & Resin Painting

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th Street, San Diego

Unleash your creativity and master the art of mesmerizing liquid abstract paintings. Join us for an immersive workshop where you'll explore different techniques to create stunning, flowing colors and organic patterns. Discover the secrets to resin pouring and learn how to enhance your pieces with glitter and craft items. Let your imagination run wild in this hands-on artistic experience.

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Liquid Abstract & Resin Finishing

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th St, San Diego, CA

You're invited to explore these techniques for yourself! On the first day, we will create two 10x10 pieces (a small diptych) using two different liquid art techniques. On the second day, we will create a larger 14x18 piece and on the third day, we will do the resin pour for all the pieces.  New techniques will be introduced as well such as blading on your paint, and embellishing with glitter and craft items. Proper resin pouring technique...

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Intensive Study

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th St, San Diego, CA

A 4-Week Intensive Study With Instructor Sheila Daube As She Takes A Handful Of Students To Dive Deep Into Abstract Techniques. Bring All Your Painting Gear!

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Abstract Trompe L'Oeil

Prima Materia Institute @ 3350 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA

Abstract Trompe L'Oeil is an illusionistic technique that will trick viewers into thinking objects are floating above your canvas. If you love contemporary art, you'll enjoy this class. The three day workshop will give you enough time to create a refined painting of our own that will impress your friends.  Part 1 - Learn about trompe l'oeil through examples, demonstrations, and a hands on project. Create a study to learn how dimension...

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Abstract Landscapes Workshop

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th St, San Diego, CA

Explore the fundamentals of abstraction through the lens of landscape painting and learn to get loose with the help of sketching, reference photos, and abstraction techniques! Together, we’ll discover how to marry abstract language with landscape painting through various drawing and painting exercises, followed by some “open studio time” where you can further experiment and explore in a more involved artwork, applying what we’ve learned....

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Paint Like A Five Year Old

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th St, San Diego, CA

"It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child" said Picasso. We will take a look at abstract artists who have channeled the fearless spontaneity of their inner child, and actual children's art shown in galleries around the world. Expect to work on at least three pieces and one large collaboration. You get the idea. It's playtime! Supply List: Bring whatever you've got to class: wood panels, stretched canvas,...

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Obsession

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th St, San Diego, CA

Artists are influenced and inspired by other artists. It could be a particular masterful painting, a palette, a technique or an entire body of work that can spark the creative process. This class will explore what your obsession is, what keeps you up at night, what inspires you. ​ Supply List: Bring an open mind, some work of art or artists you are obsessed with and two or three canvases (or panels), along with your supplies—you know the...

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Animals Gone Abstract

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th St, San Diego, CA

Wanna find an easy way to help people connect with your paintings? Learn to paint abstract animals with artist Michele Joyce! We are all looking for imagery we can use to convey humor, fear, happiness, sadness, and togetherness. Learning to paint emotionally evocative animals is a great way to connect a viewer to your art, especially when the animal has an unexpected or highly stylized quantity. We will explore fun, easy techniques to create unquestionably...

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Family Day

Sparks Gallery @ 530 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA

Get creative this summer with a hands-on art activity at Sparks Gallery! Join artist Mayra Navarro for a day of inspiration and art making. Families can create colorful abstract works on a 2×2 canvas and Play Dough sculptures. Everything participants will need for the activity will be provided and the Gallery’s helpful staff will be on hand to assist with the activity.The cost for the class is just $5 per participant, which will go...

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Coastal Cabo Abstracts Workshop

Art on 30th @ 4434 30th St, San Diego, CA

Join us and be transported to the beautiful coastal town Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. Inspired by the famous Baja golden sands and stunning blues of the Pacific Ocean, create abstracts that are loose, playful, layered, and full of bright colors and marks. In this workshop, you will learn about: cohesive color palettes layering liquid and fluid acrylics experiment with loose, spontaneous mark-making various brushes, tools, and media the process...

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