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T1 Painting Alla Prima

Oil or Acrylics Level:Int - Adv - with Alex Kyriakacis

  • Starts 8 Feb 2024
  • 295 Australian dollars
  • Playcentre Room

12 spot left

Course Description

Learn the joy of painting small compositions and in one session ‘Alla-Prima’ style. Students will paint from simple still-life arrangements and learn how to paint spontaneously. Explore composition, brush and palette knife techniques. Suitable for oil painters and acrylic painters. Throughout the course Alex will talk about alla prima artists to reference, colour, palette, use of mediums, brushes, composition. She will assess the focus of the elements and principles of art according to the needs of the students. There will be lots of demonstrations by your tutor. About your Tutor: Alex Kyriakacis is an artist residing in Perth WA. Her paintings are reflective of her everyday life and her surroundings. She paints ‘alla prima’- from life and completes most of her paintings in one sitting so that she captures the colour and light in that moment. Her subject matter ranges from still life, landscapes and portraits. What to Bring: SUNDRY ITEMS Masking tapes; Packet wet wipes; Notebook Paintbrushes should include a small selection of a variety of synthetic edged brushes from 1 to 12 Plus a good selection of hogs hair flat and round brushes. (Arts Spectrum e.g) Assorted palette knives 1-2 large white palettes or large Palette pad (for easy clean up) Rags & Paper towels for cleaning brushes. Cotton Rags Containers for oil mediums & odourless solvent. bottle of baby oil and soap for cleaning hands CANVASES (for Oil and Acrylic painters) 1.Acrylic Pad (Art Spectrum) A4 size 2. Buy 3 stretched canvases or 3 panels in these sizes One of each- 8x10”, 9x12”, 10x12’ Oil and Acrylic Medium bring what you have and discuss in the first class OIL PAINTERS:- Art Spectrum, Windsor Newton, Minimum colours required Lemon Yellow Spectrum Yellow Permanent Crimson/alizarin Spectrum Red Ultramarine Optional Pthalo blue Burnt Sienna Titanium White Oil Mediums- Art spectrum lean medium or Langridge Underpainting Medium (Low Toxic) Odourless solvent only- Gamsol or solvent 75 ACRYLIC PAINTERS: Acrylic paint -Artist quality Minimum colours required in Matisse Structure Primary Yellow Series 2 Napthol Scarlett (red Light) Series 3 Brilliant Alizarin series 3 Burnt Sienna Ultramarine Series 2 Optional -Pthalo Blue series 2 Titanium White Water atomiser/ light mist spray-to keep paint wet Matisse Acrylic Painting Medium

Upcoming Sessions

Terms and Conditions

A 20% administration fee applies to cancellations made before the beginning of the term. No refund will be given once the term has started. Participants in the term courses must be 18+ unless attending the After School or School Holiday workshops. Classes are not held on public holidays. Course start and finishing dates may vary due to public holidays and the availability of the course tutor. A full refund will only be given if a course is cancelled by the Tresillian Arts Centre. A refund will only be given if you have a medical certificate for the dates you have missed. No pro-rata payments are available for term courses or if classes are unattended by the student.

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