Bold Acrylic Painting with Maggie Johnson with Maggie Johnson

Using a colourful and contemporary still life arrangement, students will be inspired to create two medium sized original paintings and will be encouraged to make bold decisions, let go of perfectionism and enjoy the freedom that acrylic painting

Students will be guided through every step of the process from ideation, to composition, colour mixing, to adding the finishing touches in a fun and convivial studio setting. Come have some fun with bright, bold acrylic painting!

What to bring:

  • Acrylic paints - (Chromacryl/Atelier/Matisse)
    • Warm Yellow
    • Cool Yellow
    • Warm Red
    • Cool Red
    • Warm Blue
    • Cool Blue
    • White
    • Black (optional)
  • Royal & Langnickel White paint brush set (from Officeworks) or an assortment of small to large size brushes
  • Palette
  • Rags
  • Jars with lids for water
  • Apron (optional)
  • 2 x canvas roughly 12 x 16 inch
  • Additional canvases or painting supplies may be required throughout the course


Please note, COVID restrictions may apply at the time of this course. By enrolling, you agree to abide by the restrictions at all times while onsite. Please visit the COVID Safe page on our website to read the most up to date information or visit

Building Access:

FAC is a heritage listed building with access limitations. If you have any special access requirements, please contact reception on 9432 9555 before enrolling in a course.

Students with Special Requirements:

If you or the person you are wishing to enrol has special requirements, please contact Reception on 9432 9555 or email [email protected] to discuss suitability and how we can help.

Tutor Maggie Johnson

Maggie is a Western Australian Artist living and working in Walyalup/Fremantle. She has completed studies in both Fine Arts and Creative Arts Therapies and now works as an acrylic painter, mural artist and digital designer/illustrator with a passion for attaining an overall element of fun in her work.

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