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Monday, 8 January '24   5 days
Browne School of Art, 194 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, 1021
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Course Code: SSLDP24
Tutor: Anton Chapman
When: Mon - Fri 9.30am - 3.30pm
Date: 8 - 12 Jan 2024
Duration: 5 days
Maximum Enrolment: 12
Levels: ALL

Cost: $695  

This Summer School class is an extension of our Life Drawing classes and we will observe directly from a life model from both drawing and painting perspectives.

Drawing is central to artistic practice, whether an artist paints abstract or realist works, is a photographer or conceptual artist. The expression of ideas or the expressive potential of ideas can be realised through the intimate process of drawing. This process of engaging with and developing ideas deepens our understanding of the world around us and allows us a reflection on creativity.
This course is taught from a painterly and graphic approach. Seeing painting as drawing with the brush is a useful place to start and students are guided from this starting point to extend into painting. Students will be encouraged to look intently and work with focus in order to prepare the way for an authentic learning experience.
The brush or pencil is an extension of the eye passing over the figure ... not so much picture-making as learning to see. The artist works from within to find the measure of things. Beyond measurement, there is the ideal in art that we look for and desire.


Materials list
Life Drawing into Painting with Anton Chapman

A basic kit of materials to get you up and going is listed here. Specialist art shops are the best option and will provide student discounts if you mention that you are attending the school. The stores we recommend are:
• Studio Art Supplies – Crummer Road, Grey Lynn.
• The French Art Shop – Morningside
• Gordon Harris – Gillies Avenue, Newmarket and Symonds Street, Auckland Central.
• Takapuna Art Supplies – Helensville, or online

• Pencils – 2B, 6B
• Willow charcoal – medium
• Compressed charcoal – medium
• Paint: acrylics or oils: Raw Umber, Ultramarine Blue or Cobalt Blue, Yellow Ochre, Raw Sienna,
Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow (professional artist’s grade or student grade hue),
Titanium White, Black
• Appropriate painting mediums: gel, gloss or matt mediums for acrylics,
odourless turpentine, linseed oil or Liquin for oil paints.
• White plastic palette and / or old plates for easy mixing
• Bulldog clips
• Craft knife for pencil sharpening
• Rags or kitchen towels for cleanup
• Old shirt or apron
• Brushes: flat small, medium, large sizes up to 4cm wide in either hog bristle or
soft synthetic filament N.B. Anton will advise in session 1
Browne School of Art has a selection of basic materials available for purchase: Paper in A1 / A2 sheets, newsprint, cartridge, sugar grey, wet strength, bulldog clips, pencils, charcoal, erasers, white chalk, black ink.
This list is a general guide only. The majority (though not necessarily all) of these materials may be used as students progress.



Standard Booking

Online payment includes payment fee of 2.9% + NZ$0.30. Offline payment details on confirmation page.

Standard Ticket + $10 Student Donation

A $10 donation will go to our BSA Student Fund - helping those who are unwaged or under financial hardship (with a Community Services Card) to attend our courses.


Browne School of Art
194 Great North Road
Grey Lynn