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Painting Seascapes - Ocean Art

Learn how use acrylics to portray the energy and forms of the ocean, the way the light changes through and on the different parts of the waves.

Paint the beach scape and create simple boat forms with all their curves and angles. Work with brushwork, different brushes, as well as a little palette knife play.

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  • Adults: $396.00
  • Under 18: $242.00

Prices include GST


Age 16+
Skill Level Everyone
Time slot Whole Day
Status Available.
Location Bellingen High School

More about the course

Head out to the coast to complete small thumbnail sketches of subjects, then work on colour swatches (mixing colour) and build painted works from these.




Lizzie Connor

Lizzie Connor

Lizzie Conner has a BA in Fine Arts and is a professional artist of over thirty years. An experienced art teacher, she runs courses and workshops in painting and drawing from her home studio on the Sunshine Coast and galleries across South East QLD.  She regularly runs painting retreats in the Greek Islands and Fiji.

I am a current member of the Australian Society of Marine Artists and Royal Queensland Art Society   Website:   www.lizzieconnor.com.au

Course Requirements

Painting Seascapes – Ocean Art Materials List


  • Acrylic paint – essential colours –
  • Alizarin crimson
  • Cadmium Red Light
  • Cadmium Yellow Deep
  • Cadmium Yellow Light
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Pthalo Blue
  • Black and white
  • Brushes – if you are unsure of what brushes to get  - No. 6 Synthetic round, a 1-1/2 inch flat, No. 20 Hogs’ bristle, and/or a large synthetic or hogs’ bristle flat (3 inches) OR  Officeworks sells a $22 kit of synthetic bristle brushes that are great value, and have a great assortment of brushes that will be useful.
  • Rags
  • Water container
  • Graphite pencil – 4B – 6B
  • Black biros, and a couple of fine felt tip markers.
  • A3 size canvas paper pad.
  • 5 stretch canvasses at least  50 cm x 70cm or loose canvas off the roll of the same dimensions.
  • Drawing board to tape canvas or canvas paper on to.
  • Masking tape.

All Materials can be purchased locally.  Contact Gail Cardow from Island Art Shop & Studio on 02 66556822 to place your order prior to the Camp. Gail also delivers each day of the camp.

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