Layer by Layer

Go Big! Be Brave! Paint a Large Abstract Canvas Step by Step.

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Instant Access Class

self paced
downloadable videos
lifetime access

Have you ever wanted to paint a big abstract canvas? Or maybe you already have and you are itching to grow your skills and confidence in this area.

There's nothing quite like the feeling of moving your body and splashing paint around on a large canvas. It's liberating but it can also be daunting! Where do you start, what do you need and how do you know when it is finished?

In this class, I am going to break it down step-by-step, or as I like to say layer-by-layer. You will see me paint a big piece (1 metre by 1 metre) from start to finish. Throughout the process, I will be sharing the techniques and tips that I use in my own studio practice.

Class Overview

Prepare your canvas, your space and your supplies.

Set intentions and parameters to ground your work.

Build up a strong foundation using acrylic layering.

Commit to a colour palette and composition.

Add interesting effects using textural tools, glazes, drips and mixed-media mark making supplies.

Reflect on your work making final adjustments to bring your piece to completion.

This class will include approximately 2 hours of professionally edited video instruction, broken down into manageable chunks. The videos will be supported with written content.

As with all of my classes, I will be encouraging you to bring your own energy and wisdom to the process.

Class Materials

Please know that you do not need all the supplies that I have listed below. I encourage you to choose your own colours and adapt the class to what you have. Many students enjoy watching the videos first before making their supply choices.

Class Community

A supportive and encouraging online community is waiting to welcome you. Share your creations, ask questions and connect with other artists in the Laura Horn Art Facebook Group. You can also use the hashtag #laurahornartclasses when posting on Instagram.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start?
The course is an instant access course! When you sign up, you will be provided with access to all content immediately. You can work through the content at your own pace.
How long do I have access to the course?
The course comes with lifetime access. You will have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like. You may keep and download all content.
What level is the course suitable for?
This course is for anyone who has ever wanted to paint a big abstract canvas. The material is suitable for beginners and more experienced artists.
Do I need all the supplies listed?
No, I encourage you to work with what you have and adapt the class to suit your needs. You may find it helpful to watch the class through first and then decide on your supply choices. Your way is perfect!
Do I need high speed internet for the course?
Yes, you will need a good internet connection to view and/or download the video content for this course.
Will there be an online community for this course?
Yes, I will provide details of how to submit a request to join the Laura Horn Art Facebook community. There is also a hashtag #laurahornartclasses that can be used on Instagram and other social media platforms.
What is the refund policy?
Once you are enrolled in the course I am unable to offer a refund. I encourage you to contact me if you have any questions about the course prior to signing up.

Your Instructor

Laura Horn
Laura Horn

Hi I'm Laura, a mixed media abstract artist from Adelaide, South Australia. Welcome to my online classes. Here you will find tips, techniques and step-by-step lessons to grow your skills, confidence and creative style. I'd love for you to join me!

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