Make a Large-Scale Painting In A Day with Joss Gregson with Joss Gregson

Working on a large canvas, create your own painting in this exciting one day workshop. Learn how to use acrylic paints and be guided through basic painting techniques, colour theory and composition. Suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced students.

What to bring:-

  • Acrylic paints - jar of Titanium white, tubes of Carbon black, Matisse Primary red, yellow and blue, Cerulean blue, Prussian blue, Burnt Umber, Cadmium yellow medium, and any others you have
  • House paint tester post can be useful if you have any
  • Brushes selection to include - medium sized nylon/prolon flat, filbert, round plus a small round (Westart Scholastic Brush Set is a good start)
  • A nylon house painting brush for good coverage
  • Paint roller
  • Plasterers tools (optional)
  • Rag
  • Water jar
  • Palette (e.g. ice cream container lid is fine or a pro wet palette - rectangular)
  • Visual diary or A4 watercolour pad
  • Canvas min. size 750x750mms to as large as you like
  • Some images for inspiration


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 to discuss suitability and how we can help.

Roof Works:

FAC are currently in the final stages of a long-term project to refurbish, repair and protect one of the City’s best loved heritage buildings. For more information, please head to: Roof Restoration - Fremantle Arts Centre Heritage Building (, please direct any questions about the roof works to:

Tutor Joss Gregson

Joss Gregson is a prominent WA artist and a popular tutor at Fremantle Arts Centre.

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