$220 – $290

Term 3 In Studio with Naomi Zouwer (6 weeks)

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Belconnen Arts Centre

118 Emu Bank

Belconnen, ACT 2617

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Term 3 In Studio w/ Naomi Zouwer (6 weeks)

** NEW CLASS**

Term 3 > 9 August - 13 September

Wednesdays > 6:00 – 8:30pm

Cost > $245

BAC Friends Card Holders > $220.50

Be guided through the creative process from initial ideas to finished works. From sketching and planning, testing, experimenting and playing with ideas to making engaging works of art. Students may use a variety of painting techniques including oil, acrylic and watercolour, drawing, collage and textile techniques depending on their project. Naomi will give demonstrations on a variety of techniques and will help students develop their skills and confidence to realise individual projects.

Naomi will give demonstrations on a variety of techniques at the beginning of each class - see list below for details. Naomi will tailor individual project plans with students and help them develop their skills and confidence to realise their projects over the 6 weeks. The studio environment will also provide an opportunity for students to gain feedback from the group.

Session 1

Demonstration: traditional approaches to drawing - drawing from life

Topics discussed will include: sighting techniques and angles, the envelope, negative space, planning a drawing, light, creating form with tone, pencil and charcoal techniques.

Individual project - set goals, discuss plan

Session 2

Demonstration: non-traditional approaches to drawing - drawing from life

Topics discussed will include: How to make your own drawing tools, expressive mark making, line quality, ink techniques.

Individual project - rough drawings, notes, artists

Session3

Demonstration: painting with watercolour and gouache

Topics discussed will include: paper, brushes, working from light to dark, dry brush, wet on wet, masking fluid and other tricks.

Individual project - testing materials, experimenting with techniques

Session 4

Demonstration: painting with acrylics and oils

Topics discussed will include: coloured grounds, grisaille, colour mixing, surfaces and brushes.

Individual project - presenting ideas and works for feedback

Session 5

Demonstration: Collage with mixed media

Topics discussed will include: less is more, white space, limited colour palettes.

Individual planning - presenting ideas and works for feedback

Session 6

Demonstration: Drawing with thread

Topics discussed will include: using conventional and non-conventionals materials to make textile works, how to stitch into paper and combine other materials to make 2D and 3D works.

Individual project - plans for future works, exhibitions, prizes etc

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