Introduction to Painting with Brock Q. Piper

Introduction to Painting with Brock Q. Piper
Commences:30/01/2018
Concludes:19/03/2018


TIME: Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:00pm

SKILL LEVEL: Absolute Beginner

COURSE CONTENT: This eight week course is perfect for absolute beginners who wish to explore the joys of painting. Throughout the term you will be introduced to a range of processes and techniques that will provide a base understanding of how to begin developing an artistic practice, working primarily from images and observation to study colour, texture and tone.

Taught by emerging Melbourne artist Brock Q. Piper who has been practicing professionally for almost 10 years, with works exhibited in galleries across Australia. To view Brock's work, please head to www.brockqpiper.com

MATERIALS: All materials are included.

 
TUE 30/01/2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Understanding Paint
In the first class of the course you will be introduced to the different mediums of paint and their purpose in your work. You will have the opportunity to create a series of small observational works that experiment with watercolour, acrylic, gouache and oil paint.
 
TUE 06/02/2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Black & White Paintings
Using only black and white acrylic paint, you will learn how to mix a range of tones, and will paint a series of simple still life compositions to familiarise yourself with both the medium and the observational process.
 
TUE 13/02/2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Introduction to Colour Mixing
In this fun and relaxing class, you will use a limited range of base pigments to mix a wide palette of colour.
 
TUE 20/02/2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Using Colour
This class will give you the opportunity to use the colour palette mixed the previous week, to paint your own appropriation of a work chosen from a selection of familiar Impressionist Paintings.
 
TUE 27/02/2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Simple Portrait Paintings
Over this two week unit, you will be introduced to the No-tan method in order to create a series of portrait studies.
 
TUE 06/03/2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Simple Portrait Paintings
Over this two week unit, you will be introduced to the No-tan method in order to create a series of portrait studies.
 
TUE 13/03/2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Still Life Paintings
For the final two week unit of the term, you will consolidate the knowledge learnt throughout the course, and will also reference the artist Giorgio Morandi to create your own series of simple and elegant still life paintings.
 
TUE 20/03/2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Still Life Paintings
For the final two week unit of the term, you will consolidate the knowledge learnt throughout the course, and will also reference the artist Giorgio Morandi to create your own series of simple and elegant still life paintings.

Important to know

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

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