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Art for beginners | Mixing it up

Course Overview

Have you always wanted to get creative but don’t know where to start or what you might like? Do you want to delve into your creative side in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere? This is the course for you! In this hands on course you’ll try painting (in a range of different mediums), drawing, printmaking and a variety of activities in between, mixed media, collage and more. A relaxing, creative and fun 8 weeks to help you find your creative voice and experiment with a wide range of materials and methods to find what best suit you.

Is this course right for me?

No prior experience assumed or necessary. High School students in year 9 and above are welcome and encouraged to join this class

Materials

All materials included, just bring your enthusiasm !

Casual attendance

Casual attendance is welcome if you wish to attend a particular session. Each week is a separate module of learning, except for printmaking in weeks 4+5 which would require a 2 week commitment. Fee is $65 per class including materials.

Course outline

Week 1.
Medium: Drawing
Focus: Observation, Line, Shape & Form- single objects

Week 2.
Medium: Drawing, Ink & Watercolour
Focus: Proportion, Depth, composition, colour and mark making- Still Life

Week 3.
Medium: Watercolour
Focus: Intro to watercolor painting techniques, colour mixing and composition.

Week 4.
Medium: Relief & Mono Printmaking- Part 1
Focus: Mark making and composition techniques for creating relief printing plates,
experimenting with monoprinting techniques.

Week 5.
Medium: Relief & Mono Printmaking- Part 2
Focus: Relief printing on etching press, experimenting with a series of finished printed outcomes
incorporating mono printing elements.

Week 6.
Medium: Drawing, Mixed Media & Collage
Focus: Self Portraits- Proportions of the face, capturing features and experimenting with different
styles of representation.

Week 7.
Medium: Acrylic Painting – Part 1
Focus: Intro to acrylic paint application & brushes, colour mixing and blending working in a
limited palette.

Week 8.
Medium: Acrylic Painting- Part 2
Focus: Composition, techniques for building a painting

For Term 3, our regular classes will return to studio based learning. Some classes will be online in our Virtual Zoom Art Room. The venue is listed with the class details so please check this before enrolling.

For studio based classes, extra measures are in place for your health and well being.

Please read about our Covid-19 safe measures here.

Fees for adult classes exclude art materials.Click here to see a list of local art supply retailers.

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Art for beginners | Mixing it up

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Price includes some art materials. Beginners and beyond welcome

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.