London's Premier Acrylic Painting Classes

Beginner I Intermediate I Advance Level

Sunny Art Academy I Covent Garden

London's Premier Acrylic Painting Classes

Beginner I Intermediate I Advance Level

Sunny Art Academy I Covent Garden

London's Best Rated Acrylic Painting Courses

Discover the world of acrylic painting with our acclaimed course, "Acrylic Techniques and Mediums in Painting." Developed in the 1940s, acrylic paint has become a prized medium for artists, celebrated for its immediacy and versatility. This course offers an in-depth exploration of techniques bridging the worlds of oil and watercolour providing students with ample freedom of expression in both figurative and abstract realms.

Our experienced tutors, with backgrounds from prestigious art academies worldwide, ensure the highest standards in art tuition. From Central Saint Martins College of Arts to École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, our tutors bring cutting-edge methods and techniques, solidifying Sunny Art Centre's first-class reputation.

World-Leading Tutors and Exceptional Standards

Benefit from world-leading art tutors with backgrounds spanning prestigious institutions such as Central Saint Martins College of Arts, Chelsea College of Art, Slade School, Royal Academy of Art in London, École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Athens Academy of Art in Greece, and the Charles H. Cecil Studios in Florence. Trained to proficiently work across various media and subjects, our expert art tutors continuously introduce cutting-edge methods and techniques. This commitment ensures our customers' sustained engagement with art, solidifying the Centre's first-class reputation in London.

Embark on Your Artistic Journey:

Experience personalised art education with dedicated art tutors. Crafted by experts from prestigious institutions, our courses promise excellence. Enjoy intimate classes with fewer than 10 students, tailored lessons, and a flexible credit system for cost-efficiency. Transparent progress monitoring ensures continuity, and effortless management with your online account provides optimal schedule control.

About Sunny Art Centre

As a leader in art education, Sunny Art Centre has become a preferred destination for studying art in London. Our dedicated art tutors consistently introduce cutting-edge methods, solidifying the Centre's first-class reputation. We have conducted art workshops and drawing and painting courses for prestigious institutions including the National Gallery, Royal Academy of Art, Southbank Centre, BBC, ITV, and more.

Tailored Acrylic Course for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Levels

Course Highlights:

  • In-depth exploration of colour mixing, brushwork, and mark-making skills.
  • Suitable for beginners, intermediate, and advanced painters.
  • Examines acrylic paint beyond its non-toxic alternative to oil, exploring its fast-drying nature and multi-layered techniques.
  • Explores the historical evolution of acrylic painting, from Mexican Muralists to contemporary global use.

Teaching Methodology:

  • Tutor demonstrations
  • Practical activities
  • One-to-one guidance
  • Group discussions

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognise greater creative potential in acrylic painting.
  • Boost confidence in your painting abilities.
  • Utilise various approaches to achieve the desired paint effects.
  • Explore and combine a variety of paint-handling techniques.

Step-by-Step Structure and Individualised Guidance

Each course follows a step-by-step structure tailored to your chosen package, covering essential concepts and techniques. Your workspace is prepared for each lesson, and your tutor provides group or individual demonstrations along with one-to-one expert guidance. At the end of each class, your progress is recorded for a comprehensive learning experience.

Flexible Timetable Tailored to Your Schedule

Our courses offer a flexible timetable with options available on both weekdays and weekends. Book online easily, taking only 3 minutes to complete.

Bespoke Art Tuition in Small Groups

Engage in bespoke art education with small-group courses led by expert fine art tutors. Enjoy personalized guidance with a maximum of 10 students per class. Whether on weekdays or weekends, book effortlessly online for convenient learning.

  • Each course follows a step-by-step structure to cover the necessary concepts and techniques according to your chosen package
  • For each lesson, your workspace will be set-up for your arrival, and the tutor will have your specific subject prepared for the lesson
  • You will receive group or individual demonstrations plus one-to-one expert guidance during the lessons. At the end of each class, your progress is recorded.

Who Can Apply This Art Course

This art course is open to all art lovers, over the age of 16. 

Book Your Art Course Now

Elevate your drawing skills and unleash your artistic potential. Secure your spot in our esteemed art classes. Book online in just 3 minutes, and embark on a transformative artistic journey.

Timetable

Our weekly rolling timetable allows you to start your course at any preferred time slot. 

  • Tuesday to Friday:
    4:00 pm - 6:30 pm   6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Saturday:
    9:00 am - 11:00 am   11:30 am - 1:30 pm  
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Contact

A: Sunny Art Academy, Covent Garden, Kemble St, London, WC2B 4AN
T: 020-86165990 
E: info@sunnyartcentre.co.uk
Office Opening Hours: 10 am- 6 pm (Mon - Fri)

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ACRYLIC COURSE FOR BEGINNERS

50
lessons

Upon completion of a full-length beginner’s course for acrylic painting, art students are expected to have a sound knowledge of the foundational elements of composition and technique. This course is also intended to allow the student to experiment with a variety of genres by completing a series of works of selected subjects. Most art students continue into an intermediate level where they can expand upon their technical handling of the medium as well as explore their own unique painterly touch.

40
lessons

This extended series of lessons will expand upon the basic techniques, allowing students the time to explore the immediacy that makes acrylic paint such a unique medium. Through practice, students will gain confidence in the application of paint and in the creation of a greater sense of form and depth.

20
lessons

This series of lessons will introduce the student to the materials and basic techniques of acrylic painting. Colour mixing and the basics of paint application and blending will be covered. Experimentation with mark making will be encouraged as the student grows more comfortable with the medium.

50 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

40 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

20 Art Lessons (2 hours each)


50 Art Lessons


£1,265 + VAT (£1,615 | save £350)

11-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Introduction to materials and tools used for acrylic painting
  • Introduction to basic techniques
  • Colour mixing
  • Paint application
  • Blending
  • Acrylic mark-making
  • Manipulate the immediacy of acrylic paint
  • Emphasis on form and depth
  • Compositional techniques
  • Experiment and practice with learned techniques on a variety of subjects

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now


40 Art Lessons


£1,045 + VAT (£1,295 | save £250)

9-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Introduction to materials and tools used for acrylic painting
  • Introduction to basic techniques
  • Colour mixing
  • Paint application
  • Blending
  • Acrylic mark-making
  • Manipulate the immediacy of acrylic paint
  • Emphasis on form and depth

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now


20 Art Lessons


£660 + VAT

5-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Introduction to materials and tools used for acrylic painting
  • Introduction to basic techniques
  • Colour mixing
  • Paint application
  • Blending
  • Acrylic mark-making

Art Materials Not Included

 Recommended Materials: Acrylic Painting Pack

 

No Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now

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ACRYLIC COURSE FOR INTERMEDIATES

50
lessons

A full course of 50 lessons will allow students with a passion for the immediacy and scope for experimentation with acrylic to fully develop a unique style and touch. Skills learnt in this course can also be applied to the practices of watercolour and oil painting, lending further value to this body of knowledge.

40
lessons

Students committed to experimentation with acrylic paint will benefit from the professional guidance of our art tutors over this extended program of lessons. Examples of artists practising complementary techniques will provide further inspiration, and students can expect to develop a full and varied portfolio.

20
lessons

Through the study of great acrylic painters, intermediate students will be encouraged to try new methods of paint application, as well as expanding upon traditional painting methods in this modern medium. Through projects covering a range of subjects, tutors will hope to introduce students to a variety of textures and manners of expression.

50 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

40  Art Lessons (2 hours each)

20 Art Lessons (2 hours each)


50 Art Lessons


£1,265 + VAT (£1,615 | save £350)

11-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Understanding of different methods of paint application
  • Focus on developing and manipulate textures
  • Understanding and development of different manners of expression with acrylic paint
  • Introduction to examples of modern artwork and artists
  • Expand the arsenal of learnt techniques
  • Begin development of a body of work with acrylic paint
  • Learning of cross-skills and techniques that can be used when handling different media (such as oil and watercolours)

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now


40 Art Lessons


£1,045 + VAT (£1,295 | save £250)

9-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Understanding of different methods of paint application
  • Focus on developing and manipulate textures
  • Understanding and development of different manners of expression with acrylic paint
  • Introduction to examples of modern artwork and artists
  • Expand the arsenal of learnt techniques
  • Begin development of a body of work with acrylic paint

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now


20 Art Lessons


£660 + VAT

5-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Understanding of different methods of paint application
  • Focus on developing and manipulate textures
  • Understanding and development of different manners of expression with acrylic paint
  • Introduction to examples of modern artwork and artists

No Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now

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ACRYLIC COURSE FOR ADVANCED

50
lessons

Our most comprehensive acrylic course, this package allows the student to choose their own path through the wide scope of technical possibilities opened up by this medium. Moving beyond foundational drawing and composition, the student will have ample time to develop a unique style through a mastery of application techniques. This course is a must for those passionate about acrylics.

40
lessons

Through prolonged expert guidance, students will further develop their own unique style of acrylic painting, pushing the relatively unexplored limits of the medium. Lessons will be tailored to the individual requirements of the student so that a series of fully completed projects can be achieved.

20
lessons

For students with a passion for acrylic paint, we offer an advanced course in which each lesson is tailored to the needs of the student. Drawing from personal expression and reference to the practice of modern masters, students will create a substantial body of work exploring a variety of subjects, from landscapes and still life to portraiture and abstraction.

50 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

40 Art Lessons (2 hours each)

20 Art Lessons (2 hours each)


50 Art Lessons


£1,265 + VAT (£1,615 | save £350)

11-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Stylistic approaches to different genres
  • Develop and expand a substantial body of work/portfolio
  • Approaches to abstract art
  • Emphasis on technical refinement and adjustments depending on the projects involved
  • Focus on complex compositional arrangements and how to handle the medium
  • Development of personal style and independence when approaching acrylic painting and a specific subject matter

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now


40 Art Lessons


£1,045 + VAT (£1,295 | save £250)

9-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Stylistic approaches to different genres
  • Develop and expand a substantial body of work/portfolio
  • Approaches to abstract art
  • Emphasis on technical refinement and adjustments depending on the projects involved
  • Focus on complex compositional arrangements and how to handle the medium

Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Be part of our annual exhibition for students
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now


20 Art Lessons


£660 + VAT

5-months expiry
Enrolment to be completed within 30 days after the purchase

  • Stylistic approaches to different genres
  • Develop and expand a substantial body of work/portfolio
  • Approaches to abstract art

Art Materials  Not Included

 Recommended Materials: Acrylic Painting Pack

No Certification

  • VIP tickets to exhibition parties and opening receptions
  • Your work displayed online
  • Access to life drawing and museums sessions

Book Now

Book Now

Book Now

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ADVANTAGES

ADVANTAGES

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Tailored Study Plans for Your Artistic Journey

Embark on your artistic adventure with a personalized touch. In your first lesson, engage in an introductory session with a dedicated art tutor who will assess your focus areas and skill level. This initial interaction enables the creation of a bespoke Study Plan, guiding your course structure to maximize results.

Expert Guidance from Renowned Art Tutors

Crafted by expert art tutors with illustrious backgrounds from prestigious institutions such as the Royal Academy of Art and Central Saint Martins in London, our art courses promise excellence. Our tutors, with years of international teaching experience, are committed to nurturing your artistic talent.

Intimate Classes for Individualized Attention

Experience the intimacy of small art classes, limited to fewer than 10 students. Our teachers, in line with your Study Plan, tailor each lesson, offering personalized guidance and teaching techniques suited to each student's needs.

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Flexible Credit System for Cost-Efficiency

Optimize your learning with our flexible credit system. Lessons are deducted only when you book a class, akin to an Oyster Card system. This flexibility allows you to progress at your own pace, booking lessons as you navigate your artistic course.

Transparent Progress Monitoring

Stay informed about your artistic journey. After each lesson, your tutor provides feedback visible to other tutors, ensuring continuity in your progress. Even after a break, your entire history is retained for seamless resumption.

Effortless Management with Your Online Account

Take control of your schedule through your online account. Easily manage bookings, cancellations, and rescheduling. With a 48-hour policy, we recommend booking at least 2 days in advance for optimal seat availability and flexibility.

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OUR ART TUTORS

Our tutors have exceptional skills and unparalleled experience when it comes to advising students for their portfolios. they honed their valuable skills and trained at some of the most prestigious institutions in the world, including the Royal College of Art and the Royal Academy of Arts, the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Central Saint Martins College of Art, Chelsea College of Art, Bartlett School of Architecture, and Goldsmith College of Art in London, the Athens Academy in Greece and the Florence Academy of Art. They exhibit their work in the UK as well as internationally and have appeared in various publications and programs, including those of the BBC. These qualities guarantee the high success rate our students achieve in entering the programs of their choice.

The extraordinary efforts of the art tutors ensure that the organisation can continuously deliver bespoke cutting-edge art tuition for students both on-site at our central London art studio, Sunny Art Centre, or remotely online.

SUNNY ART ACADEMY

CONTACT US

ADDRESS:
Sunny Art Academy
Covent Garden
Kemble St
London, WC2B 4AN

TELEPHONE:
020-86165990

EMAILS

GENERAL ENQUIRES:
info@sunnyartcentre.co.uk

 

 

PLAN YOUR VISIT

OFFICE OPENING HOURS:
10 am- 6 pm (Mon - Fri)

TUBE

Covent Garden: Picadilly Line

Holborn:  Central Line/Picadilly Line

   

BUSES

Aldwych Kingsway ( Stop F )
Buses: 1,68,91,168,188,N1,N68,N91,N171,SL6

CAR PARKS

Lincoln's Inn Fields Car Park (Open 24/7)
Urban Parking Shelton Street  (Open 24/7) 
NCP London Covent Garden (Open 24/7)
Intelli-Park Covent Garden (Open 24/7)