This hands-on workshop will give you a thorough understanding of how to handle oil paint, mix colour, use materials correctly and create a safe studio practise.
Each participant will learn the technique of painting in 'Alla Prima" or first sketch and also get insight into maximising colour from a minimal palette.
The painting session will focus on tone and paint application. The history of oil paint production will be covered and we will discuss the effect its invention has had on art history.
This course will also introduce safe handling of materials and give you skills to make oil painting easy, quick and completely non-toxic.
More about Kez
Kez Hughes graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts and Music in 2015 with a Bachelor of Fine Art (Hons) Painting. Kez has gone on to lecture in materials and techniques at the Ian Potter Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation at Melbourne University and the Victorian College of Arts and Music. Kez currently teaches at Fitzroy Painting.
In 2015 along with artist Storm Gold, Kez opened CAVES, a curated, not for profit gallery located at the Nicholas Building in Melbourne, Australia.
Please note: All classes require a minimum of 6 participants to go ahead. In the event of a workshop being cancelled, your booking will be fully refunded or transferred to another workshop or date. For cancellations within 24 hours notice of the scheduled class, 50% of the class fee will be refunded.
- Discover the techniques of mixing colours and handling paint
- Create your own painting with a focus on tone and paint application
- Explore your creativity and learn about safe studio practise
- All materials required
- Detailed workshop notes to guide your practice at home
- Morning tea & lunch
- Your thirst for knowledge!
Wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on!
This workshop is suitable for participants over 16 years, who are beginners in oil painting or want further practice in a guided environment.
This workshop is suitable for teaching to Year 9 - VCE/IB Diploma students.
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Customer service specialist - we provide ongoing advice on products and techniques and deliver efficient and quick service. We can also assist you with your artroom and budget enquiries. Since our beginning in 1988, Zart Art has remained an Australian owned company firmly committed to creative education in our curriculum.
We believe arts education contributes significantly to the creative & mental growth of our young.
CancellationsA written/emailed notification of cancellation must be received by Zart at least three business days before the workshop starting date. If you need to cancel, please do so as soon as possible, as your place could be given to someone on a waiting list. If Zart is compelled to cancel a workshop, you will be advised as soon as the decision is made, and all moneys paid will be refunded.
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