LAST CHANCE TO BOOK: Contemporary Impressionism with Peter Smales

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When: Saturday, May 28, 2016

The workshop begins with a demonstration painting for about an hour – discussing basic painting process – composition / balance / colour mixing made easy with a limited palette of 6 colours. Students are encouraged to either copy Peter painting or work on a picture based on their own photographs. The afternoon will feature another demonstration of a still life from life.
Birregurra Primary School - Art Room
56 Beal Street
Birregurra, VIC 3242
Cost: $130 members / $140 non members / $145 Includes annual membership

Contact Details:
Judy Goddard 03 5236 2647

Required Materials List:

The Arts Group will be able to supply a number of easels but you are encouraged to bring your own. Please bring along the following. NOTE: If you are unable to bring any of the required items (except brushes), let us know and we will see if we can supply them for you. Paint for the workshop can be supplied for an additional $5 cash payable on the day. Please let us know if you require.

  • Pencil and pad,
  • 2 – 3 photographs of your choice,
  • 16” x 12” (40x30cms) or 16” x 20” (40x50cms) primed canvas or board
  • Solvent Mineral Turpentine
  • Brushes Hoghair, round (e.g. Pro Arte or Holbein are good) Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12
  • Medium Refined Linseed Oil
  • Paint Rag Pure cotton flannel works well
  • Palette 41 x 30 cm wooden (minimum size)
  • Palette knife
  • General painting kit including following colours:
Warm & cool of the three primaries:
Yellows - Cad Yellow pale and Lemon yellow,
Reds - Cad scarlet or red and Alizarin,
Blues - Ultramarine blue and Windsor or Prussian blue,
PLUS Titanium White

Suggested extras (beyond required list): 
  • Hoghair, Eterna Series 577 (chisel) Nos. 5, 7, 10, 14