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Oil Painting: Foundations with Still Life



Description

Learn to paint with oils and discover the versatility and attraction of painting with a more traditional medium. Oils make a good choice for a beginner as they dry slowly allowing you to sculpt with the paint and move the image around on the canvas.

This courses will teach you the fundamentals of painting, building layers, composition and colour mixing. Working with creative still life props, you will learn step by step how to create an oil painting. This course is both fun and informative, you will be encouraged to develop your own style and gain confidence in experimenting with the medium further.

Throughout the year we will run different themes, exploring Oil painting from foundations, to painting like the Old masters, looking at abstraction, painting the nude, portraits and more. All the courses are 5 weeks and suited to beginners and each new theme helps to build your art technique and allow you to continue practising throughout the year.

About The Teacher - Jessica Ashton

Jessica Ashton paints across all genres, seeking to reveal the drama and beauty of light and colour found in the everyday subject. Jessica studied drawing and painting extensively at the Julian Ashton Art School on the Sir William Dobell Scholarship for fine draughtsmanship. Since graduating Jessica has been passionate about teaching good drawing skills. She has exhibited in many group shows, has been a finalist in the prestigious Alice Bale Scholarship and her paintings are part of both private and public collections. http://dickersongallery.com.au/artist/170

Equipment list:  

  • #4 Bright Neef Stiff Synthetic Bristle
  • Synthetic Bristle Flat #2, #8, #12
  • OIL PAINT: Alizarin Crimson Daler Rowney, Art Spectrum, Ultramarine Blue, Spectrum Yellow, Spectrum Red, Titanium White No.2 thick, Raw Umber   
  • 1 tube Global Raw Umber Acrylic 
  • Metal palette knife 
  • 1 x Flat wooden  palette  
  • 1 x small bottle of linseed oil 
  • 2 x un-stretched piece of primed canvas ( given out in class ) 
  • 1 x 2B pencil   

Notes:

  • Kit is discounted 20% on RRP. Oil paint prices are nett in kit and in store.
  • List current as of May 2017, prices subject to change.
  • Items sold separately attract a 10% student discount off regular prices for the duration of your course.
  • Free Hessian AOK Studios Bag with kit purchase.
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Class Schedule

5-week term Duration: 2.5 Hours per wk 6.30pm - 9pm

What you will learn
  • Learn to paint with oils and discover the versatility and attraction of painting with a more traditional medium.
  • Learn how to mix colours with a limited palette.
  • Fundamentals of painting, building layers and composition.
What you will get
  • Tuition under an expert art teacher
  • Small class size to ensure individual attention
  • Free Hessian AOK Studios Bag with kit purchase. Kit discounted by 20% off RRP.
  • 10% student discount off all regular priced Art and Craft supplies at Art On King for the duration of your course,
  • Biscuits, Tea and Coffee

What to bring
  • See Equipment list that can be purchased as a kit.
What to wear

Please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting paint on!

Appropriate for

Beginners and those brushing up on skills.


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Vendor sincce 2016

Art On King is the one stop store for art and craft supplies, joined with Modern Times Bookstore for books, games and cards. Art on King is also the home of Art on King studios where various art classes are held throughout the year.

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Terms & Conditions

Terms for Enrolment

Attendance: Art On King Studios is not responsible for changes in your personal circumstances. We cannot facilitate make up classes. Your tutor is happy to advise you on work missed and offer homework exercises.

Transfers: Should your circumstances change and you give 7 days notice before the commencment of your course we can facilitate a course transfer to the following term. Transfers will be extended to a maximum of 2 terms. If you provide less than 7 days notice we can only provide a transfer should your course retain a minimum of 6 students to run. Administration fee of $20 applies to transfers with less than 7 days notice. In the case of prolonged illness or unforeseen circumstances we will do our best to accommodate a transfer to the next term but cannot guarantee a place.

Refund Policy: We do not give cash refunds. You must give 7 days notice in the event that you cannot attend a course you have enrolled in. An administration fee of $20 will be charged and you will receive the balance of course fees as a credit , which can be used in the store or towards another course. Any Art Kits or materials purchased for your course can be returned for credit if in a saleable, unused condition. 

Cancellations: All classes need a minimum of 6 students to proceed. Should your course fail to meet minimum, we may either postpone the start date for 1 or 2 weeks or cancel the course. You will be informed at least 24 prior to start date. Your course fees will be refunded in full, or you may choose to transfer to another course. Should the new start date not suit your schedule you will also qualify for a full refund.

Discounts: Enrolled students receive 10% discount off all regular priced art materials from Art On King, for the duration of the course only. Art kits are discounted by 20%.

Fees: Are payable in advance and are for tuition only. You are not guaranteed a place in a course until all fees are paid in full. GST is included in course price.

Promotions: We run various promotions throughout the year. These discounts are valid only if your course runs and are not transferrable to another term. Any  Gift vouchers offered are handed out on the first night of your class, and are not valid should your course be cancelled.

Gift Vouchers: Purchased course gift vouchers are valid for any courses we run and are transferrable to another person or for store credit if you choose not to take a course. Sorry no cash refunds are issued.

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Beverley

17 March 2017 • Oil Painting: Foundations with Still Life

Ok, a friendly class with an attentive instructive teacher who really helped me in the right direction, everyone appeared to complete a compitant picture at the end of the five week course which says it all about the teacher, also the cost was affordable , l will be doing another course with her next year when l re visit my daughter from the U.k. that's how much l liked it and l feel lv learned what l set out to do and now it's up to me . Thankyou .

Annabelle

21 August 2016 • Oil Painting: Foundations with Still Life

Great class, great mentor.