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Learn the wonderful versatility of oil paints by using a number of different techniques.

Adults: $418.00*, Under 18: $242.00*

* Prices include GST

  • Age: 16+
  • Skill Level: Some Experience
  • Status: Full.
  • Campus: Bellingen High School
  • Situated on Waterfall Way on the eastern side of the town of Bellingen

  • Plenty of parking both on Crown street and parking areas within the school

  • Canteen serving delicious food, 2 coffee outlets and ice cream vendor on premises

  • A bus provides transport between the High School & Primary School at the beginning and end of the day plus the lunchtime break.

Oil Painting with Vibrancy

Course Requirements

Materials

·         I will be providing a prepared canvas for the Venetian technique and some lead white paint.

Cost $50

·         One canvas of medium size, around 40cm x 50cm suggested

·         Odourless turpentine (No other turps should be used for safety reasons)

·         Small bottle of Stand Oil or refined Linseed Oil

Essential colours

For the full benefit of the Venetian technique only Artists quality paints should be purchased, but students quality can be used for some non-essential aspects if you already have them .

Essential colours

Pthalo Blue

Ultramarine Blue

 Raw Umber

Burnt Umber

Spectrum Red

Quiacridone Pink

Cadmium Yellow Light if you can afford it. Otherwise another bright lemon- yellow

Titanium White

Essential brushes

·         Synthetic fibre Rounds (Taklon/Imitation sable). Suggested sizes:   At least one of Size  1 and 2, and a number of  5 and 8

·         Cheap bristle brushes one large one small.

This is the minimum. Oil painting requires a number of brushes, as cleaning is not easy, so the more the better.

Tutor

Polly Wells

Polly Wells

Polly Wells is an award winning artist having won prizes in both the still-life and landscape painting genres. She has been a practicing artist for over thirty years, as well as a teacher and university lecturer. She has experimented with a number of styles over the years, with nature in its myriad forms as the subject matter. She is presently exploring the Venetian method of oil painting, returning to a traditional representational method, as practised during the Renaissance by artists such as Titian, and she is  applying it in a contemporary still life context. Some of her recent work can be viewed at: http://www.1stavenuegallery.com.au/exhibition-1604-PollyWells.php

  • Age: 16+
  • Skill Level: Some Experience
  • Status: Full.
  • Campus: Bellingen High School
  • Situated on Waterfall Way on the eastern side of the town of Bellingen

  • Plenty of parking both on Crown street and parking areas within the school

  • Canteen serving delicious food, 2 coffee outlets and ice cream vendor on premises

  • A bus provides transport between the High School & Primary School at the beginning and end of the day plus the lunchtime break.

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