Spend five days of social interaction and teaching in the subjects of landscape,
still life and portrait. Each week long course is suitable for all levels as all
the basics will be covered: composition, colour and tonal contrast.
DAY ONE: EXPERIENCING MATERIALS
Making our own grounds ( the surfaces we paint on ), gesso ( primer ), how
to stretch a canvas and how to make brushes.
Experimenting with surfaces, how to make interesting textures and
understand the materials used in the process of painting.
DAY TWO: STILL LIFE & IMMEDIATE ENVIRONS
Covering the basics of composition, colour and tonal contrast.
DAY THREE: PORTRAITURE
A model will be provided for the morning with the afternoon spend evolving
DAY FOUR: LANDSCAPE - FORAYS INTO THE LAND.
WEEK II: Kapiti Coast - a day trip on a fact finding mission for landscape
DAY FIVE: LANDSCAPE PAINTING
How to paint "vibrant, deep, luminous" Nolde, landscapes.
All materials are provided.
N.B. Fee does not include travel or fees associated with day trip to Kapiti Island