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.
Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Ages: This course is designed for adults
(Art students aged 15 – 17 may be able to attend, please contact to discuss suitability)
February 5-week Short Course
Melbourne Art Class welcomes one of Australia’s most extraordinary abstract artists – David Palliser – to conduct an introductory course solely dedicated to abstract 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 of abstraction.
A wide range of mediums are available, including drawing and painting in acrylics.
The course will explore the following:
Classes sizes are limited to ensure one-on-one tuition.
David Palliser has had over twenty solo exhibitions and his work has been acquired by collections such as the Australian National Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, Artbank, and Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery. David has participated in numerous exhibitions, including Imagine, Heide Museum of Modern Art, 2006 and Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, 2013. David has also attended residencies at Leipzig in 2015 and Berlin in 2016.
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