Course Summary

Gain confidence in the technical application of oil or acrylic paints.  Develop a personal art response through innovative exploration and experimentation with ideas, concepts and the painting medium. Learn new skills for achieving desired effects through realistic or abstract representation while improving your personal techniques.

Currently, we have no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us via email to register your interest.

Topics covered include:

– how to mix paint and colour to achieve a desired effect
– using brush and palette knife to achieve realistic textures
– how to block in composition before painting
– understanding light source and how it effects rendering of different objects.

On completion of this course students should have completed at least one painting in oils or acrylic paint.

Please bring to class:

– Tubes of acrylic paints in the following colours: red, blue, green, yellow, black, white.
– Impasto medium, gloss gel medium (but not Impasto Gel medium) for acrylic paints
– 2 plastic spatulas
– 4 brushes – a selection of round, flat, etc. – synthetic or bristle
– 4 painting boards (20 x 30cm). Please make sure you purchase these in centimetres not inches.
– Palette & jars (empty)
– Rags
– 2B pencil

Additional materials will be advised at the first class.

Notification of a class cancellation will be advised 48 hours prior to the course commencement date. We advise to purchase your materials once you have received email confirmation that your class is proceeding as scheduled. All efforts are made to ensure that our classes proceed to avoid disappointment.

Last updated: May 20, 2022 04:52pm