Course Summary

Unsure whether to choose Painting or Drawing? Try both. Get into painting and drawing using charcoal, ink and acrylic paints. Beginning with black & white and then moving on to an understanding of colour, students will explore basic aspects of representing an image, in a relaxed and supportive environment. Cover composition, representation, abstraction and colour theory.

Course Sessions

Monday, 23rd April - 5 classes

Session ID HXX24502C
23 Apr - 21 May 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$389 / $370 (conc)
Heidi Knoepfli

In this course students will be introduced to painting and drawing and cover the following areas:
– Introduction to drawing still life with charcoal
– Introduction to painting still life using acrylic paints
– Use colour temperature mixing methods
– Strengthen form by using tone
– Explore painting and drawing issues

A broad introduction of basic drawing techniques, use of materials, composition and colour theory.
Students will be able to make an informed decision for further art studies intended for either pleasure or a more professional artistic practice

Please bring to your first class the following drawing materials:

– 4B pencil

– 2 sticks willow charcoal

– Two bulldog clips

– 12 sheets A4 and 6 sheets A3 inexpensive drawing paper eg. butchers paper


Further materials requirements will be discussed in the first session. It is expected that materials are likely to cost approx $120 depending on how much you may already own.


Last updated: March 19, 2018 06:32pm