Summer School with Ignacio Rojas

Summer School with Ignacio Rojas

544 Glenhuntly Road

Elsternwick VIC 3185

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TIME: Monday - Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate/Advanced

COURSE CONTENT: Learn how to paint in oils from one of our most esteemed teachers and one of Melbourne's finest emerging artists, Ignacio Rojas. Currently expanding his practice in the US, Ignacio will be returning to Melbourne to share his knowledge and skill in this comprehensive 6 day painting intensive. During this course, students will cover some of the major aspects of building strong figurative images with minimal colours. You will study portraiture, figure painting, colour theory, composition and texture. A must for artists who want to really see measurable outcomes from their studies.

This workshop is listed as an Intermediate - Advanced standard of painting, however, if you are a beginner and would like to explore this class, please call our office on 9528 3392 so that you can understand the structure of this workshop and discuss the viability of you attending this program..

MATERIALS: Students are required to bring their own materials. A materials list will be provided upon enrolment.

MON 08/01/2018 10:00am-4:00pm Mastering the Human Face
In the first class of this program, Ignacio will instruct students on creating an accurate representation of the human face, including eyes, nose and mouth.
TUE 09/01/2018 10:00am-4:00pm Drawing Portraiture from Life
Students will draw a portrait from life, extending on their lessons on drawing features and faces from the first class.
WED 10/01/2018 10:00am-4:00pm Dynamic Short Poses
Working with short poses, students will learn to create beautiful, dynamic drawings during this full day of life drawing.
THU 11/01/2018 10:00am-4:00pm Long Poses in Charcoal and Chalk
In day four, students will work with longer poses, primarily using charcoal and chalk as their mediums.
FRI 12/01/2018 10:00am-4:00pm Mixing Skin Tones
Students will learn to pre-mix skin colours before an afternoon of painting figurative portraits from life.
SAT 13/01/2018 10:00am-4:00pm Larger Scale Figurative Painting
Using pre mixed colours, students will work on a larger scale figurative painting. Here you will have an opportunity to implement all the techniques and knowledge you have gained in the past five days, under Ignacio's expert guidance.

Important to know

Please remember to wear old clothing and shoes to class as paints and other art materials may stain clothing.

Materials are not included in the intensive fee.

Before confirming enrolment, please read the terms and conditions on our check out page thoroughly as we do not offer refunds or transfers.