Course Code: SCUG319
Tutor: Matt Carter
When: Sat/Sun 10.00am - 4.00pm
Dates: 14 &15 Sept 2019
Duration: 2 days
Maximum Enrolment: 12
On this course you will learn to complete oil paintings in one session, often referred to as wet-into-wet or more correctly, Alla Prima. We will begin by going out into the streets around the school studio, observing urban compositions with their natural abstract qualities, paying attention to the overlooked and the everyday.
We will record these images with a camera [a phone camera is ideal] or by drawing [or both], then return to the studio to begin work. We will focus on realism, seen with its inherent abstractness through colour, form and shape.
Then the fun really kicks in! Paying close attention to tonal and colour mixing, and initially through a limited palette of colours, the approach is immediate and responsive. We will work wet-into-wet [Alla Prima], working from dark to light and aiming to complete a painting in each sitting.
This system is fun to learn and is suitable for painters with limited experience, as well as for more experienced practitioners.
Available until Sat 14 Sep '19 10am
Online payment includes payment fee of 2.9% + NZ$0.30. Offline payment details on confirmation page.