Expressive Floral Painting in Acrylic - Wed/Thurs with Clair Bremner

2nd workshop due to popular demand! Join Clair Bremner, a professional artist from Melbourne, as she takes you through the steps to create a large, expressive floral painting in acrylic paint and to start to loosen up! No experience required.

This workshop is designed to help you to loosen up your acrylic painting and have fun. You will learn about composition, colour mixing, how to build up a painting using layers and negative space, as well as how to use simple brushstrokes to create several different flower shapes. are flying artist Clair Bremmer up from Melbourne to learn how to create Expressive, floral themed artworks. This workshop will help you to choose good colour palettes, important when working beyond realism. Check out Clair's incredible social media pages and join for a weekend of acrylic painting.

Materials needed for workshop:

Acrylic paint (my preferred brand is Matisse but any professional quality paint will be fine). At least one large tube of each colour.


Pthalo Blue, Cerulean Blue, Prussian Blue, Lemon Yellow, Cadmium yellow, Naphthol Crimson, Magenta and Titanium White.

(Feel free to bring along any other colours that you already have as well)

Stretched canvas (at least 90cm wide. Eg 70cmx90, or 80cmx100 or 90cmx90cm)


soft flat acrylic brushes (approximate size) : 1”, 2” and 4”

Soft round brush (variety of sizes is fine)

Large Paint palette

Water jar + water spray bottle

Plastic cups

Scrap paper A5 x 5 pieces each- we use this to practice colour mixing and brush strokes so it doesn’t need to be expensive, cardstock or plain newsprint will do the job.

Please refer to our terms & conditions at the bottom of our site for changes to your booking.


All Saints High School - Highfield Dr, Merrimac QLD 4226

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$395 per person

Meet the Teach

Clair Bremner

Clair Bremner is a professional artist based in the Yarra Valley near Melbourne. She has been working as a full time artist for the past four years creating abstract expressionist landscape paintings and expressive florals in acrylic. Clair is a largely self taught artist but I’d complete a Diploma of Visual Art in 2004, she is primarily inspired by nature and the natural tangle of vegetation near her home in the bush.

She is represented by Bright Art Licensing and has created artwork for companies such as Hallmark, Andrew McMeel Publishing, Soho Myriad and Victorian Racing. Her artwork has been featured in Home Beautiful, Art Edit Magazine and on the cover of Breathe Magazine and can be purchased from a few select galleries around Australia. Clair has been teaching acrylic workshops for the last two years in her studio and in other locations around Melbourne and is looking forward to bringing her class to Queensland. 


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