Painting Alla Prima Workshop with Ignacio Rojas

Level: Beginner/Intermediate, some drawing experience preferred

Two Afternoon Painting Workshop

  • Dates: Saturdays; 5-Dec & 12-Dec, 2020
  • Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm 
  • Location: MAC Hawthorn Studio, 817B Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
  • Course fee: $274 incl. GST

Join experienced artist and educator Ignacio Rojas as he introduces his favourite oil painting process, alla prima.

Alla prima is a painting technique in which paint is applied on top of another layer of wet paint. These paintings are completed in one sitting.

Helen Munro, oil on canvas, 2018

Participants will be working from Still life.

Participants will also learn how to use the Zorn palette or limited palette which helps us to keep values, colours and temperature under the student’s control.

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Ignacio Rojas, A Flower for Mama, 2018, Oil on canvas, 9 x 12 in.

Ignacio has recently returned to Melbourne after almost three years teaching at the San Francisco Arts Institute and the City College of San Francisco.

Ignacio holds a Master of Visual Art (VCA), Bachelor of Visual Arts (Adelaide) as well as both a Postgraduate and Graduate Diploma of Art, Sociology (Melbourne). Rojas has exhibited extensively and internationally and is a specialist in alla prima painting.


Enrolment details

Dates: Saturdays; 5-Dec & 12-Dec, 2020
Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm 
Location: MAC Hawthorn Studio, 817B Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
Materials: All included
Course fee: $274 incl. GST

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