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Expressive Painting (Evenings) – Introduction

21 September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Expressive Painting

Expressive Painting (evenings) – Introduction

 Start date:  21st September 2021 for four weeks  6.30 to 8.30pm

Venue:  Watergate Street Gallery Chester – limited places

Price:  £80pp

If you have always wanted to have a go at painting expressive art and don’t know where to start then this is the course for you.  A friendly and relaxed art class that introduces you to a variety of techniques and projects to inspire and encourage you to create your own expressive art in a free and painterly style.  This is about enjoying the creative process and art experience, not worrying about end results.  The course runs for 4 weeks and is one of a series of taster courses that can be booked over the year.

What people say about the course 

“This is great value for money”

“I love the classes as there is no pressure after a long day at work but Ive learnt so much”

“I had no idea how enjoyable and addictive painting is”

More information

These classes are about relaxing, exploring art at your own pace and experiencing how much enjoyment being creative can bring.  Suitable for all levels including beginners this course offers a fantastic opportunity to be creative and learn new skills in a friendly and sociable space.  Not forgetting the fabulous location, the inspiring Watergate Street Gallery located in Chester City Centre.    Homework will be set, which is optional but this will enable you to get the most out of the course and to develop your individual style.  You are welcome to bring refreshments including wine, cake, chocolate sand carrot sticks!

Please be prepared to embrace “Happy Mistakes” with a sense of humour and artistic adventure.

What is Expressive Painting?

Don’t worry about creating realistic paintings, this is all about working in a free, painterly and expressive style.  No artistic experience necessary as we will look at contemporary expressive painters and learn the basics to this style of painting.  We will work in different media including acrylic paints, gels, pastels and ink.  Materials will be supplied during the course but participants are encouraged to purchase their own art supplies in order to develop in their own time.  We suggest an a4 sketchbook, a set of acrylic paints, some masking tape and a set of brushes and palette knives.  We can supply this for £30 in a handy carry case and if you need further information please contact us.

Tutor:   Elizabeth is a full-time practising artist selling work through galleries and art fairs whilst dedicating part of her practice to help support people by running a series of Art for Wellbeing classes.  For further information about the course please email info@ejmacdonald.com.


21 September
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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EJ Macdonald


Watergate Street Gallery
60 Watergate Street
Chester, CH1 2LA United Kingdom
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01244 345698