Beginners Workshops are aimed at beginners who know little or nothing about the medium to those that dabble or haven’t dabbled for a while and wish to re kindle their painting again.
This workshop will open your world to the wonders of Oil Painting. Offering the essential basic knowledge of the medium, practical step by step aids and inspiration. It will give you an excellent foundation from which to start painting (again) and will cover:- materials/equipment, reference, inspiration material, preparation of substrate, plotting, colour mixing and rendering. Demonstrations will be given and painters will begin a new painting.
Portrait Workshops offer a guide to expressive impressionistic portraiture. It will be a time to explore colour, tone and texture to create a portrait with emotion, character and depth.
ates for upcoming Workshops
August 30th and 31st: Portraits in Oils (Fully Booked)
September 13th and 14th: Beginners in Oils
October 25th and 26th: Beginners in Oils focusing on Colour
November 22 and 23rd: Portraits in Oils
Where: 8 Turkeyberry Lane, Simbithi Eco-Estate, Ballito
Time: 9:00am till 1:00pm each day
Cost: R500 per person per workshop (Pre-payment
confirms your booking (places cannot be guaranteed
without a booking)
Booking Essential/Limited to only 6 participants
What to bring:-
Your Paint Box with oil paints and brushes.
Essential colours: Titanium white, Indigo, Cadmium Red,
Cadmium Yellow, French Ultramarine Blue.
1 x small bottle of Liquin or Linseed Oil (Liquin is preferable)
1 x turpentine
1 x old jam jar
1 x large rag
1 x palette board – disposable or traditional wooden
1 x calculator and pencil/pen
1 x tape measure (DIY)
1 x apron or old shirt
1 x Canvas (65x50cm)