Colour and Landscape

Be tutored through drawing, painting and photography in the country and buildings around the Strathnaim Homestead using traditional and contemporary approaches to landscape, focussing on colour, light, atmosphere and composition.

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Teacher Date Day Time Sessions Fee Enrol
Felicity Green 2017 dates TBC 1.30-4.30pm 12 $ Join our mailing list

Course outline

  • Week 1: establishing a 'sense of place' through the exploration of the area and the history around Strathmain Homestead.
  • Week 2: developing ideas and concepts of landscape through chosen media
  • Weeks 3-4: choosing subject, format and medium for your work, you will then closely explore colour and composition
  • Weeks 5-12: working both in the studio and outside on the completion of your work/s.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should:

  • have gained confidence and improved skills in exploring and assessing an area of landscape for painting, drawing or photography
  • be able to use a range of media and explore subject matter related to their interpretation of landscape
  • developed concepts unique to the Strathniam settlement
  • be able to considered and apply this interpretation through the personal exploration of colour, light, atmosphere and the nature of transience in art and nature
  • have completed a single or series of work in response to this experience.

Who should attend

The course is best open to anyone at any level.


You will need to bring a choice of drawing and/or painting materials such as a sketch book, lead pencils, charcoal, coloured pencils, pastels, painting mediums and a camera/phone.

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