T2 Intro to Oil Painting for Teens

Ages 12 to 17 - with Stephanie Reisch; Class time 10am -2pm

  • Started Apr 13
  • 80 Australian dollars
  • Playcentre room

Course Description

Please note $20, paid in cash to the tutor, and will include all materials needed to complete the workshop. Teens will learn the fundamentals of oil painting with a professional artist in a fun and supportive environment. Students will explore colour, composition and basic brush and palette knife techniques through small painting studies on canvas. Suitable for all skill levels. About your Tutor: Born in Belgium and based in Perth, Stephanie Reisch is an interdisciplinary artist, curator, researcher and arts educator. Her practice references prehistory and natural phenomena through drawing, painting, sound and digital media. She has exhibited at numerous venues including Free Range Gallery, Margaret River Gallery, Daine Singer (VIC), Linton & Kay, King St Studio, Gallerysmith Project Space (VIC), ArtGeo Complex, Heathcote Museum & Gallery and Perth Galleries. Solo exhibitions include Antelands (Linton & Kay), Water & Stone (Heathcote Gallery), Silent Synchronicity (Mundaring Arts Centre) as well as group show, Contour, at Juniper Galleries in the late Robert Juniper’s studio. Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) and Master of Fine Arts from the University of Western Australia and is represented by Linton & Kay Galleries (Perth) and Jahroc Galleries (South West). About the Course: Students will receive a thorough introduction into the wonderful world of oil painting. We will look at pigments, binders and mediums as well as colour, composition and various brush techniques. Our subject matter for this course will be contemporary landscape and still life. Each student will complete 3 small studies on canvas board. Please note that these small paintings will be wet for a couple of days so it is recommended that students bring a small cardboard box or similar to transport their works in. What to bring: Water bottle and lunch An old shirt or smock, a small glass jar with lid, cardboard box and an old rag. Material fee: $20, to be paid in cash to the tutor.

Upcoming Sessions

Terms and Conditions

A 20% administration fee applies to cancellations made before the beginning of term. No refund will be given once the term has started. Classes are not held on public holidays. Course start and finishing dates may vary due to public holidays and availability of the course tutor. A full refund will only be given if a course is canceled 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.


Tel: 9389 1977

Email: tresillian@nedlands.wa.gov.au


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