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Paints and Pastels

Paints and Pastels

Whether you are experienced or a novice who’s never picked up a brush; whether you want to try watercolours, acrylics, pastels or mixed media; and whether you are available evenings, weekend, or daytimes we have a course for you. Painting classes are WEA Sydney are taught by experienced art teachers and handily located close to Town Hall Station. We offer exceptional prices and a relaxing environment that encourages a social community with no pressure or stress in learning.

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Pastels: An Introduction

Explore the world of colour with pastels. Simple to apply, this enjoyable medium has endless possibilities. Through a series of drawing exercises, still-life, portrait and landscape studies, you’ll learn to improve your perception of colour and drawing ability. Rich and vibrant, or soft and delicate, pastels are an excellent bridge between drawing and painting, or are a valuable medium in itself. Suitable for beginners to intermediate. DELIVERY MODE Online COURSE OUTLINE... [More]
$255 Limited inc GST / $230
Pastels: An Introduction

<p>Explore the world of colour with pastels. Simple to apply, this enjoyable medium has endless possibilities. Through a series of drawing exercises, still-life, portrait and landscape studies, you’ll

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Watercolour Painting

Watercolour painting is one of the most beautiful art forms. Explore both basic and creative techniques. On completion, you should be able to paint a landscape and a portrait. Please note that while this is a beginners' class it is advisable that you have some previous drawing or art experience. Advanced students also welcomed. DELIVERY MODE Online COURSE OUTLINE Use of materials, introduction to wash techniques Texture exercises Tonal exercises Still life Copying an old master... [More]
$255 Limited inc GST / $230
Watercolour Painting

<p>Watercolour painting is one of the most beautiful art forms. Explore both basic and creative techniques. On completion, you should be able to paint a landscape and a portrait. Please note that

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Watercolour Techniques

Watercolours is a beautiful medium which can be executed in a variety of manners. In this course, a different painting technique will be presented each week. On completion, you should be able to use watercolours in seven different ways. Please note that while this is a beginners' class it is advisable that you have some previous drawing or art experience. Advanced students also welcomed. DELIVERY MODE Online COURSE OUTLINE Use of materials, introduction to wash techniques Texture... [More]
$255 Limited inc GST / $230
Watercolour Techniques

<p>Watercolours is a beautiful medium which can be executed in a variety of manners. In this course, a different painting technique will be presented each week. On completion, you should be able to

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Acrylic Painting: An Introduction

Acrylic painting has some of the features of both oil painting and watercolours. It is therefore an ideal medium for those people wishing to explore traditional painting or more modern mixed-media techniques. The course covers a number of genres including still life, landscape and the human figure. Please note that while this is a beginners' class it is advisable that you have some previous drawing or art experience. Advanced students also welcomed. DELIVERY MODE Online COURSE... [More]
$255 Limited inc GST / $230
Acrylic Painting: An Introduction

<p>Acrylic painting has some of the features of both oil painting and watercolours. It is therefore an ideal medium for those people wishing to explore traditional painting or more modern mixed-media

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Pastel Workshop For Beginners and Intermediate

Pastels are both a drawing and painting medium and the ultimate tool for the creative artist. This workshop style class allows you to practise techniques to utilise the sensation of colour, with the guidance of an experienced artist. Suitable for beginner and intermediate students. The emphasis of this course, beside learning the basic rules, is to encourage and stimulate your creativity. COURSE OUTLINE Materials and tools. Pastel textures. Tonal Studies. Making colour work for... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Chalk Pastel Techniques of the Masters - Beginners to Intermediate

From the time of Leonardo da Vinci onwards, artists experimented with developing pastels as a means of combining the benefits of the naturally occurring drawing medium of the chalk pencil with the rich variety of pigments used in paints. Over eight weeks and in combination with some fundamental skills in drawing, learn how to build up layers of pastel colours to convey a sense of form, tonal relationships and relative warm and cool values in colour. The approach to teaching in this... [More]

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Composing Still Life with Pastel

Learn to integrate the fundamentals of still life composition with the application of pastel colours. We will begin with small compositional thumbnail tonal sketches of objects, to gain proficiency with the very basics of composition, proportion, value and light. This will be repeated in pastel, allowing us to begin to address both pastel application and colour. We will then work on a series of still life pastels, exploring these areas in more depth, and how we can appropriate the... [More]

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Sketching Techniques with Pen and Wash

Learn to sketch with a black waterproof pen and watercolour wash. Comprehensive class demonstrations will include elements of sketching and watercolour techniques such as trees, clouds, people, buildings and landscape. Learn about focal points, perspective, shading, colour and composition. Learn to sketch from photographs and on location. Individual tuition will be given for all skill levels. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face COURSE OUTLINE Materials and Techniques. Comprehensive class... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.