Acrylics with Craig Penny

Craig’s Winter Retreat class is SOLD OUT

Craig’s class for Winter Retreat has sold out. Make sure you’re on the waitlist in case more spots become available. In the mean time there are a range of other classes available as part of this retreat and don’t worry if a place becomes available in this class we’ll let you switch.

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Exploring Acrylics

Medium: Acrylics
Skill level: All levels
Estimated material cost: $100*

Craig will be exploring the acrylic medium and its great versatility in this five day workshop.

Each day you will have the opportunity to view demonstrations and then you will be encouraged to explore your own techniques and creativity.

A wide range of subject matter will be covered in this workshop through the use of photographs. Participants will take with them a vast array of acrylic techniques and the confidence to approach this medium with new or renewed enthusiasm.

Craig’s classes are always loads of fun and all levels are welcome.

This class is suitable for those 15 years and older, however if you are under the age of 18 please contact the McGregor Office prior to booking. 


About Craig

Craig studied art at Federation University, where painting and graphic design attracted most of his attention. He pursued a successful career as an illustrator in the advertising industry and became a member of the Illustrators Association of Australia.

Over the years Craig’s career expanded to include a range of mediums including the modern world of computer graphics and the more traditional realm of painting. His love and passion for the traditional methods now sees him specialising in watercolour and acrylic painting, having built a very successful careers as a solo artist.

As a teacher Craig has many years’ experience teaching both traditional drawing and illustration at both Victoria University and Swinburne University, and he is a regular face at our McGregor Retreats.

*The materials cost noted is indicative only if you need to purchase every item. You may already have some of the required materials or tools in your artwares collection and therefore the estimated materials cost will be less than indicated. See the materials lists for more information.