This is an introduction to illustration and mixed media short course taught by Olivia York, a Melbourne-based artist and illustrator who specialises in watercolour illustration. Over 5 weeks Olivia will introduce students to key foundational techniques for illustration using gouache and watercolour media. Olivia will offer personalised assistance informed by the participants individual illustration goals.
This course is designed for people who are looking to learn the fundamentals of painting. Over the course, artist and teacher David Hamilton will introduce you to: Underpainting, Composition, Value (light and dark), Application of paint, Tonal painting.
Melbourne Art Class welcomes one of Australia’s most extraordinary abstract artists – David Palliser – to conduct a course solely dedicated to abstract studio art practice. This course introduces the key elements and techniques of abstraction and will help beginner students, and artists who would like to revisit the fundamentals.
This Introduction to Life Drawing short course will focus on the fundamentals of life drawing. Every session is conducted with a different life model (undressed). You will be introduced to various strategies and techniques for drawing the figure. This course will assist beginner and intermediate artists in developing fundamental drawing techniques.
During this course, you will explore line, tone, proportion and value and discover effective ways to see and use these elements in a drawing.
Students will be introduced to basic watercolour painting techniques such as colour mixing, laying washes, colour glazing and lifting out, to set the foundation for watercolour painting. Amanda will also discuss the basic materials and equipment of watercolour such as a selection of basic colours in pans or tubes, brushes, watercolour papers, palettes and accessories.
Be introduced to some of the most powerful drawing techniques you will ever use. With a focus on the perception of a three-dimensional world this intensive is designed to re-train your brain to see. Founder and Director of Melbourne Art Class, Marco Corsini will draw on his extensive experience of working with beginner artists to set the foundation for a new way of seeing and drawing from life. You will explore fundamental techniques and tools and refine your drawing skills with this extremely experienced tutor.