WORKSHOPS

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Workshops are a way to extend our skills, we learn better ways , and refine our art making. We can also learn and experience new skills in a workshop outside our chosen field, not only extending our practice but stimulating us in our usual chosen field.

There is great satisfaction in creating good artwork, satisfaction that goes to the core of our being, our workshops foster the making of art and the appreciation of each others art making in the presence of expert guidance from the tutor.

In 2017 we also introduced short courses. 

For more information contact the workshops coordinator at: workshops@blackheathart.com

WORKSHOP PROGRAM FOR 2019

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Workshop Title:

Pastels: Variations on Landscape

Workshop dates:

15 & 16 February 2020

Tutor:

Gaele Rogers Perazzo

Time:

10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Member fee:

$140

Non-member fee:

$180

Closing date:

31 January 2020

Materials fee (payable to the tutor on day

$5

Description

In this workshop Gaele will guide you through the technique of creating pastel paintings that capture the distinct lighting or atmospheric effects brought about by different seasons, weather conditions or times of day.

Working from two photos you’ve taken of the same scene in two different seasonal, light or weather conditions, you will create two paintings using a different palette of colours for each one.

You will draw in your images using willow charcoal and an underpainting executed in gouache for a monochromatic base. This creates a fast tonal underpainting and ensures depth in the darker tones. From there you will build up two very different images of the same scene.

This workshop will suit artists of all skill levels.

 

Gaele Rogers Perazzo: Magic Blackheath ©

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Course Title:

Drawing: Concept, Intention and Technique

Course dates:

Saturdays 22 & 29 February, 7 March 2020

Tutor:

Kristel Smits

Time:

10am – 4pm

Member fee:

$210*

Non-member fee:

$270

Closing date:

Friday 7 February 2020

Description

In this 3-week course you will learn to use drawing as a means of expression and communication, rather than pure representation. By looking at the work of a wide range of artists, both traditional and contemporary, you will examine different ways of communicating qualities, ideas and stories. You will start off gently, experimenting with a few different drawing techniques and comparing results. Gradually over the 3 days, and through thinking about your project and practising between classes, you will come up with an attitude or idea and Kristel will guide you through the process of working out how to communicate this. Ideas can be kept quite simple or can be more complex, depending on your comfort level and inspired by the artist’s works that we will look at. Kristel will give individual guidance to help you develop the drawing skills you need to achieve your vision. If you want to move beyond purely representational drawing, this course will give you a starting point to a new direction or a new challenge in your drawing practice.

 

 

Kristel Smits

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This workshop is now fully booked

More workshops will be announced later in the year.

Please note that no refunds can be made for any cancellation within two weeks of a workshop starting date.

To see photos of previous workshops click here