About this course
Build your understanding of basic painting and drawing techniques and colour mixing in this relaxed course. You will follow a series of observation and design exercises and learn to work with a variety of materials. The course is designed to equip students with basic knowledge of two dimensional arts. Suitable for beginners and continuing students.
Materials Required: Charcoal: Compressed and Willow sticks; Pencils: 3b, 4b, 5b; kneadable eraser; pad of Acrylic Painting Paper (A3); pad of Cartridge Drawing Paper (A3); water container; large jar or 2lt milk container cut in half.
At your first class Dennis will confirm the paint and brushes to buy. Please do NOT buy these before the first class: Acrylic Paint in Arylamine Yellow, Phthalo Blue, Quinacridone Magenta, Titanium White. Artist quality such as Art Spectrum or Atelier etc recommended; selection of painting brushes; painting palette.
Good quality paint and paper are best purchased from specialist suppliers such as Eckersley's (Braddon, Phillip) or the Artists Shed, 88 Wollongong St Fyshwick. Generic materials can be found at discount stores.