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  • Absolute Beginners How to Paint Art Classes
  • Painting in Oils
  • Advanced Artistic Techniques
  • Portraiture Master Class - Sally Ryan
  • Watercolours for Beginners
  • How to Paint and Draw | For Beginners
  • Artists Open Studio Sessions
  • Plein Air Landscape Painting
  • Art Theory, History & Professional Practice
  • HSC Visual Arts Tutoring
  • Plein Air Landscape Painting
  • Portraiture, Life Drawing, Figure Painting

Painting Classes

Absolute Beginners How to Paint Art Classes

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Painting for Beginners

  • Our Most Popular Art Classes for New and Returning Artists.  Learn art from award winning tutors including Finalists in the Archibald, Wynne, Moran and Dobell Art Prizes

  • This is the ideal art course for those new to art or "rediscovering" their artistic side.  World class tutors and structured progression is why this is the most popular art class in Sydney.

    Enjoy friendly and engaging art classes where you will feel at ease while yout tutor will ensure you have the very best of advice and practical guidance in all aspects of art.

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    HornsbyMonday12 Oct 2020812:30 PMTim Delahoyde$3604hr session x 8wks
    Baulkham HillsTuesday13 Oct 202087:00 PMMatthew Weatherstone$360
    HornsbyTuesday13 Oct 202087:00 PMChristina Rogers$360
    HornsbyTuesday13 Oct 2020812.15pmChristina Rogers$360
    Baulkham HillsWednesday14 Oct 2020812:30 PMKristin Hardiman$360$100 discount for students also enrolled in Drawing Class - Wednesday- 10am - 12pm
    HornsbyThursday15 Oct 202087:00 PMSamantha Wiltshire$360
    Baulkham HillsThursday15 Oct 202087:00 PMTam Cao$360
    Baulkham HillsFriday16 Oct 2020810:00 AMCristina Aura$360Students enrolled in this class will receive a $100 DISCOUNT if they also enrol in the Oil Painting Class - Friday - 12.30 - 2.30pm
    HornsbySaturday17 Oct 2020811:00 AMKrista Brennan$360
    HornsbySaturday17 Oct 202081:00 PMMichael Simms/Krista Brennan$360
    OnlineSaturday17 Oct 202081:00 PMKrista Brennan$360
    HornsbyMondayTBA812:30 PMPeter Mackie$5404hr session x 8wks
    Baulkham Hills#VALUE!TBA87:00 PM$360

Painting in Oils

  • Weekly Oil Painting Classes

    Learn from our capable and popular tutors who will give you personal guidance on how to use the beautiful and classical medium of oil paints.

  • You will discover the unique pleasure of working in oils - a medium that enables even beginners to achieve a painting with a professional texture and finish.

    These art classes are relaxed and friendly, with a good blend of demonstration, instruction and individual painting.

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    Baulkham HillsTuesday13 Oct 202087:00 PMMatthew Weatherstone$360

Advanced Artistic Techniques

  • A class for students currently producing works of a high observational standard who want to develop their skills further.

  • The goal of this class will be to support students in producing very fine, high quality, polished drawings and paintings studied from life.

    Classes will include drawing and painting, and will have a variety of subjects to study.

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    HornsbyTuesday13 Oct 2020812:15 PMKrista Brennan$3602.5 hrs x 8wks

Portrait Painting

  • In these art classes you will continue to refine your technical skills as an artist and become proficient in the form of classical portrait painting.

  • If you have a solid foundation in painting, then portraiture is the ideal way to expand your skills.  Your tutors will help you to understand the importance of colour, composition and tone to achieve a realistic likeness of another person

    Portraiture is an immensely rewarding experience and and this class will provide students with the skills necessary to depict something as complex as the human face, with the goal of capturing the soul of their subject in a way that surpasses the photographic image.

    Please note - this art course incorporate the use of live models and model fees are included in the term tuition fee.

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    HornsbyTuesday13 Oct 2020812:15 PMBen Ryan$4202.5 hrs x 8wks
    Includes Fees for Live Model
    HornsbyTuesday13 Oct 2020812:15 PMMichael Simms$4202.5 hrs x 8wks
    Includes Fees for Live Model
    Baulkham HillsFriday16 Oct 2020812:30 PMCristina Aura$360$100 discount for students also enrolled in Painting Class - Friday 10am - 12pm

Watercolours for Beginners

  • Learn how to use watercolours to achieve effects ranging from powerful and dynamic to soft and subtle.

  • For new artists, watercolours help you to achieve a "painterly" quality to your art.

    For experienced artists, watercolours can expand the options available to you to achieve the effects you want.

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    Baulkham HillsMonday12 Oct 202087:00 PMKrista Brennan$360
    Baulkham HillsWednesday14 Oct 202087:00 PMKrista Brennan$360
    HornsbyWednesday14 Oct 202081:00 PMKrista Brennan$360
    HornsbySaturday17 Oct 202089:00 AMKrista Brennan$360

Painting and Drawing for Beginners

  • A foundation course in drawing and painting skills for absolute beginners.

  • If you are new to art or extending your artistic skills there are many benefits in developing painting and drawing skills at the same time. You will find that improving your drawing ability will accelerate your progress in painting.

    Drawing more accurately means you can move into the painting phase sooner, reducing distractions from trying to "fix" mistakes in the drawing, letting you focus more time on developing your painting.

    This art class will introduce you to different approaches to the process of drawing and planning phase before you begin to paint. You will be taught how to develop your drawing into a painting and understand how the two skills come together to create a finished piece of art.

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    HornsbyMonday12 Oct 202087:00 PMPeter Mackie$360
    Baulkham HillsMonday12 Oct 202087:00 PMMatthew Weatherstone$360
    HornsbyTuesday13 Oct 202087:00 PMPeter Mackie$360

     

Artists Open Studio Sessions

  • Professional Studio Facilities for all Artists.

  • The Artists Open Studio Sessions give you the option to use to our professional facilities in a creative group environment outside of your regular face to face art course sessions.

    Use this time to continue self directed development and expimentation of your skills in a collegiate environment with like minded art students. 

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    HornsbyMonday12 Oct 202081:00 PMBen Ryan$400
    HornsbyTuesday13 Oct 2020810:00 AMVarious$400
    HornsbyMonday12 Oct 202089.30amBen Ryan$400

Plein Air Landscape Painting

  • Experience the excitement and immediacy of painting “en plein air” as you work to capture the landscape and its ever changing light from life.

  • During the course you will learn the essential plein air techniques and approaches including;

    • how to select and compose your subject,
    • how to effectively manage value and colour,
    • use deliberate brushmarks to communicate form and suggest texture, and
    • create depth and atmosphere in your image.

    The first class will be in the studio and will prepare you for the final three weeks of the course where we’ll venture out into the local landscape to paint “en plein air”.

    Students will be notified of changes to the class plan and location in the occurrence of unfavourable weather.

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    HornsbyWednesday14 Oct 2020810:00 AMMatthew Weatherstone$420

Art Theory, History & Professional Practice

  • This course is included in the fees for Sydney Art School Certificate and Diploma Students.   Other students may attend by paying a small additional fee on enrolment (limit of 10 places available for non-qualification students).
  • This course gives you foundation information applicable to being an artist.   A range of topics will be explored and discussed covering the theoritical, practical and historical information that you need to become a better artist.

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    HornsbyTuesday13 Oct 202083.00 pmvarious$90Colour Theory Lecture Series

HSC Visual Arts - Tutoring & Preparation

  • Are you aiming for a Band 6
    in HSC Visual Arts?

  • This course is for students preparing for the NSW HSC Visual Arts Course.

    Learn from a tutor who knows what it takes to get a Band 6 result.

    Enrollment in these sessions is eligible for the NSW Government Creative Kids $100 voucher.

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    HornsbyThursday15 Oct 202085.00 pmSamantha Wiltshire$3608 x 2 hr Sessions

Pastels for Beginners

  • Learn how to use pastels to bring colour and vibrancy to your drawings.

  • During the course you will learn the essential techniques and information in using pastel pencils including;

    • the material properties of pastel pencils,
    • how to effectively manage value and colour with pastels,
    • how to use pastels to communicate form and suggest texture, and
    • create depth and atmosphere in your image.

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    HornsbySaturday17 Oct 2020811:00 AMTam Cao$360

Portraiture, Life Drawing and Figure Painting (Copy)

  • In this art course you will start by learning skills in portraiture. You will then develop this skills in life drawing and then finally figure painting. 

    Portraiture is an immensely rewarding painting experience.  Even those who are just starting out in art find that the activity of painting another person is immediately engaging.  

    Some artists mistakenly avoid portraiture as they feel it is "too advanced" for the level they are at.  Nothing is futher from the truth.  

    One of the great aspects of portraiture is that it allows an artist to explore their use of colours and styles to capture the soul of their subject in a way that surpasses a photographic image.  If you have a look at some of the works in our student gallery you will see a range of works that each have artistic merit regardless of the level of technical skill.

    This is a course for oil painters who love portraiture, but who may not yet have portraiture skills or experience, especially in painting a portrait from life.

     

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