Description

Indulge in the magic of drawing or painting outdoors in natural light. Enjoy the fresh air as you capture the local landscape. Experience why this was so popular with the French Impressionists. We will spend a few weeks in three separate locations, where you will be guided through practical tips on composition, sketching, building up form and structure and developing your own style. For beginners or advanced students.

About David Pavich

David has taught a wide range of students both young and old, male and female, complete beginners to advanced students. David says that the beginners are often understandably quite nervous at their first class but astounded at times by their rapid progress during the course. This motivation is also inspired by having some of the regular students working around them. "This course is a great opportunity for students who not only love drawing or painting but to get up close to nature and discover locations they may not have visited before."

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Class Schedule

What you will learn
  • To capture the natural landscape with drawing and painting skills
  • Sketching techniques
  • composition and capturing light
What you will get
  • the skills to develop your own artistic style

What to bring
  • Students wishing to draw only: pencils or charcoal, a rubber, a ruler, an A2 cartridge pad (or smaller if A2 is awkward), an old blanket or dropsheet to sit on.
  • Students wishing to paint: for the first lesson bring a tube of black ACRYLIC paint and a tube of white ACRYLIC paint. Many brands are available, Matisse is recommended but buy whatever brand is affordable - student grade are the cheaper option.
What to wear

you may wish to bring a painting smock

Appropriate for

Both beginners and more advanced artists welcome


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Mosman Community College

Vendor sincce 2015

Mosman Evening College was established in 1949 when the NSW state government, under the Shared Use of School Premises Agreement, made classrooms and halls in NSW schools available in the evenings for local community groups to conduct courses.

On opening night, 293 students submitted their application for enrolment with classes in Dressmaking, Music Appreciation, Dramatic Art, Weaving, Cooking, and Woodwork & Millinery. Further classes were contemplated in physical education for females and glove making.

Today we offer over 300 courses per term for students of all ages both day and night for members of the Mosman Community as well as further afield. Most of our classes continue to be held at Mosman High School, however an increase in the number and variety of courses on offer has lead to other local venues being used.

In 2002 the college became known as Mosman Community College with the mission of providing lifelong learning opportunities in the local area. 

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

If a course is cancelled by the College you will be notified prior to the course commencing. You will be offered an alternative course, a transfer to the following term, or a full refund.

No other refunds will be issued.

The College cannot accept responsibility for changes in personal or work circumstances once an enrolment is completed.

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Privacy Policy

Mosman Community College respects your privacy. Personal information will only be used by the College in conducting the business of the college, communication, programme monitoring and evaluation. Some statistical information provided on the enrolment form may be disclosed to the National Centre for Vocational Education and Research.

Contact Details

Mosman Community College is committed to protecting your privacy.We do not under any circumstances give out personal details to other students or third parties.

Mosman Community College collects personal contact information to process and administer your enrolment and send you confirmation details of your course. We may need to contact you if there is a class cancellation or change in other details such as a new start time or change in location. Your contact details may sometimes be given to a tutor in order to facilitate your course. Your personal information may also be used to assist in identifying ways in which we can provide a better service at the College.

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