Course Summary

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

Course Sessions

Thursday, 5th March - 5 classes

Session ID HXW84402C
5 Mar - 7 Apr 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$369 / $351 (conc)
Heidi Knoepfli

Thursday, 4th June - 4 classes

Session ID HXW84403C
4 Jun - 25 Jun 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$369 / $351 (conc)

Thursday, 6th August - 5 classes

Session ID HXW84404C
6 Aug - 3 Sep 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$369 / $351 (conc)

In this course students will be introduced to painting and drawing. The course will cover the following areas:

Introduction to drawing still life with charcoal, ink and pastels

Exploring space, form and tone

Introduction to painting still life using acrylic paints

Using colour temperature mixing methods

Exploring painting and drawing issues

Heidi received her Master's Degree from RMIT and a Bachelor of Fine Art from Monash University where she studied sculpture, drawing and printmaking. In addition, she holds a Diploma of Education from Melbourne University. Heidi's artworks have featured in many galleries. Her unique installations have been exhibited at the National Gallery of Victoria, International Sculpture Event at Tollangi, South Melbourne Town Hall Treasury Garden Melbourne and at the Botanical Garden in St Kilda. Heidi has won numerous art prizes and studio residencies: the highlights are a residency at Art Space in Sydney and Gasworks in Melbourne. Heidi was a Linden Postcard Show winner and recently won a Studio Exhibition Prize at the Brunswick Street Gallery’s 10th Anniversary Exhibition. Lately Heidi developed a renewed interest in painting and drawing and is devoting her time to this end. She is working mostly within the realm of abstraction. In addition to her art practice, Heidi teaches Painting and Drawings at the CAE in Melbourne.

Please bring to your first class the following drawing materials:

– 4B, 3H pencils

– Two bulldog clips

– A4 visual diary

– 2 sharpie pens

– Ruler & eraser & Pencil sharpener

– 2x compressed charcoals stick ( not willow charcoal)

Further materials requirements for the course will be discussed in the first session. It is expected that materials are likely to cost no more than $40  depending  on the quality  and  how much you may already have.

Last updated: February 18, 2020 04:34pm