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LSA2.2: Intermediate/Advanced Painting Techniques with Lee Stephens

A popular course run by experienced painting tutor Lee Stephens.


Join Lee in this 6 week intermediate/advanced painting course. Lee will guide you through a range of painting techniques and exercises to further develop your work. Students can work in oils or acrylics, or both.

Please note there will be no classes  on the 8 May, 5 June and the 12 June 2023.


Current EAC members will receive a 10% discount.

Click here to see membership information / become a member.


This course requires some basic painting knowledge.

Suitable for intermediate and advanced students.


Students required to bring their own art supplies (ie: paints, brushes and canvas, paper or board)

1. Pencil or charcoal / rubber

2. Ruler always helpful

3. Assorted Acrylic Paint brushes

4. Roll of paper towel- NB!!!!

5. Mixing Pallet (Stay wet pallet works very well)

6. Pallet knife

7. Roll of glad wrap (plastic food wrap)

8. Notebook to take notes down

9. Gesso

10. Spare canvas (small canvas panel/board for practicing) very helpful

11. Water spray bottle

12. Masking tape

13. Acrylic paint:

Phthalo blue; French Ultramarine, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium red Hue or vermillion, Lemon yellow, Cadmium yellow deep, Black (lamp or Mars), Titanium white,  Sap Green, Magenta, Yellow Ochre,  Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna

For those who do not know yet, if you mention that you are a student with me, Lee Stephens at the Orewa Art estuary you get a 10% discount at Gordon Harris in Albany.

NB: Approved Acrylic brands

 Liquidex

 Matisse

 Golden

 Windsor and Newton

 Attilier

Please do not buy the cheapest brand of paint you can find. The colours are not correct and mixing becomes extremely difficult.

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