A love of painting
Develop your painting skills in a rich studio environment and explore a wide variety of painting techniques, or pursue your own direction with expert guidance. Beginners to advances students - all welcome!
|Malcolm Utley||7 August||Monday||6:30-9:30pm||10||$465||Enrol now|
- The course will begin with introductions to assess experience and ambitions. We will then get into some basics to get everyone going.
- In this course the students will choose the direction they wish to explore and the teacher shall guide them in their practice.
- Student may wish to have some particular area of painting to explore as a group and the teacher shall set up the exercises to pursue such a goal.
- Developing your chosen subject matter will form the basis of learning.
- Student reflections and revelations are shared to the group as an exciting way of learning from each other.
- Discussions on Art theory and perception.
- In this course it is expected that students will expand and refine their unique way of mark making, and their ability to manage hue, value, tints, shades and saturation.
- Develop compositional skills.
- Develop the conceptual underpinning of your art.
- There is a strong emphasis of enjoyment in this course with discussion of painting during a coffee break and organised refreshments a feature of this course.
At the end of this course, you should have expanded your existing painting skills and have a greater understanding where to focus your painting practice.
Who should enrol
This course is open to anyone interested to develop their painting skills and knowledge in a studio environment of like-minded artists.
Your chosen combination of materials and equipment such as:
- 500ml Odourless solvent
- Liquin or liquol medium
- Art Spectrum medium 1, 3, and liquin.
- Disposable gloves
- Hand protection cream
- Spare mixing cups/ plastic disposable or similar
- Cotton rags, paper towels.
- A cool yellow (Lemon Yellow)
- A warm yellow (Aurelian or Indian Yellow)
- A cool Red (Alizarin Crimson)
- A warm red (Cadmium Red)
- A cool blue (Phthalo Transparent)
- A warm blue (Ultra Marine)
- A black such as Ivory Black
- Titanium White
- Phone camera to record
- Writing pad
- A white palette or disposable palettes
- Palette knives
- 3 small 30cm x 30cm panels/canvases/primed paper per class
- A range of hog hair bristle brushes from fine (3mm) to large (25mm)
- A couple of fine oil brushes (sable imitations, nylon)
Malcolm Utley is a qualified educator currently teaching part time at colleges and high schools in Canberra. He has a diverse creative background having worked as an architect, film maker and most recently a full time artist exhibiting paintings and sculpture in Australia and South East Asia.