During this workshop we will paint a beach at sunset using an indirect method of painting. An indirect method of painting refers to building the painting in layers of paint, working “fat over lean” adding details and adjusting colors as one progress through the painting. This approach allows you to obtain more depth and detail in a painting.
The aim of these workshops is to help participants understand the use of color and how to develop a painting using multiple layers of paint while looking at composition, colour, tone, texture and edges.
We will start the day with a brief introduction on oil painting and materials that we are going to use. We will then introduce landscape painting and the methodology we are going to use to paint this painting.
We will then start working on the painting itself. We will first sketch the picture on the available canvas and start mixing colours. By the middle of the day we will finish the first stage of the painting.
Work-Shop will supply cheese platters and fruit to have during the break, as well as wine to have as you finish your artworks.
After the break we will continue where we left before and we will start adding more details to the painting. By the end of the day we will have a finished painting everyone will be happy to take home. Throw that artwork on your wall and expect family and friends to be amazed!
Whether you have experience with oil paints, or are looking to try something new, we can't wait to see you at Work-Shop!
About Christpher Vidal...
Currently living in Sydney, Maltese-born Christopher migrated to Australia in 2009. His love for the arts started when he was very young. For two years he attended the School of Arts at Palazzo de La Salle in Valletta, Malta. After finishing his academic studies Christopher worked as a medical researcher in Malta and Australia, however his innate love with painting remained. More than ten years ago he started painting with oils and he fell in love with this versatile and dynamic medium. Traveling around Australia gave Christopher more inspiration and motivation, and since 2012, he's been painting almost every day and exhibiting his work in various art shows in Sydney and surrounding areas.
As an artist he expresses himself in his paintings, especially when painting landscapes. His inspiration comes from his love of the arts, science, nature and what is around him.
Christopher's works are found in private and corporate collections in Australia and Internationally.
- How to understand colour: New concepts of the colour theory and mixing: its application in the landscape
- Observing and painting the beach at sunset in oils, composition and creating depth using colour, tone and perspective
- Using underpainting and layering of paint while blending colours to create beautiful water and sunset colours
- All materials needed... brushes, palettes, and paints!
- Cheese platters and fruit during the 30 minute lunch break
- Wine to get them creative juices flowing after lunch
- An eagerness to learn something new!
- Bring clothes you don't mind getting paint on, or an apron.
Vendor since 2014
Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.
From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.
Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email email@example.com to organise a refund or transfer.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
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1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
- Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
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Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.