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.
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)
5-week Short Course
This course is designed for people who are looking to learn the fundamentals of painting.
(No experience is required, however if you are considering doing an Introduction to Observational Drawing course as well, we recommend completing the Observational Drawing course first).
Over the course, artist David Hamilton will introduce you to:
This course works with oil paints and all materials are provided. Places are limited to ensure one-on-one tuition.
This course will be taught by experienced Artist and Teacher David Hamilton. David has a wealth of experience to share with Melbourne Art Class students. David has a long teaching history at RMIT and Monash University and has had an impressive career as an artist for over 30 years.
Value (light and dark)
Application of paint
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In this beginner friendly workshop, students will be introduced to basic watercolour painting techniques such as colour mixing, laying washes, colour glazing and lifting out.
Award-winning sumi-e (Japanese Ink) artist, Junko Azukawa has been hosting continuously sold out workshops at Melbourne Art Class for over 4 years and we are thrilled for be able to offer these workshops for kids and teens from January 2022. Sumi-e is the ancient art of Japanese brush painting. Traditionally, paintings feature subjects from nature, such as flowers and birds.
During this course, you will explore line, tone, proportion and value and discover effective ways to see and use these elements in a drawing.