Mark Making & Abstract Composition

A free, fun and easy lesson from Jenny Nelson to help you expand your skills in abstract painting and composition


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Exploring Abstraction is a 6-week, comprehensive online course to radically expand your skills, confidence and joy in abstract painting.

This uplifting  and empowering course is based upon the success of my classes and workshops which have helped hundreds of students transform their art and find their unique visual voice. 

Here's a peek at what we'll cover:

  • Lines & Mark Making, including discussion of renowned artists' work and exercises in charcoal drawing
  • Shape & Composition, including exercises in collage making, interpreting collage with paint and creating lines and shapes from life
  • Neutral and Limited Color Palettes, including exercises in mixing gorgeous, harmonious palettes — in both oil and acrylics.

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I'd love to hear how this exercise sparked you, or if you have any questions about my Exploring Abstraction online course. Please leave me a comment and I'll read each one and respond personally to as many as possible. Thank you! — Jenny