Art Classes 2012
Art Classes with Donna Steel Contemporary Artist.
Class Mission Statement
LEARN* GROW* CREATE * while having fun discovering your “Creative Self” and unearthing your own “Artistic Voice”.
Explore various forms of Contemporary Art and Mixed Media in a fun and relaxed environment.
Grow in confidence as you learn product knowledge and different techniques to create your own unique works of art.
Things are a little different at the moment, the venue I normally use for my classes is out of use at the moment because of the Quakes, so I have started to teach from home.
Classes are for 3 hours at a time and class numbers will not exceed 7 Students.
For Bookings or more information please contact me here firstname.lastname@example.org or please feel free to phone me to have a chat about the classes and what we do Ph 033599125 or Mobile: 027 5070426
Monday Classes – 10am to 1pm – – Next Classes Start Monday 23rd January 2012 10am to 1pm
Tuesday Classes – 10am to 1pm – Next Classes Start Tuesday 24th January 2012 10am to 1pm
Friday Classes – 10 am to 1pm – – Next Classes Start Friday 27th January 2012 10am to 1pm
For those of you that cannot make it to a day art class I do teach on a Monday and Thursday Night at Papanui High continuing education Art Classes !
(Monday Classes) Art and Painting and Mixed Media – 7- 9pm 13th February 2012
Here is a little insight into what we weill be doing in this class…
Ground Work – COMPOSITION! Looking at the differences between Paint- Mediums- Gels – Pastes and Pigments.
Preparation Of Artwork- Prepare your substrate that you will be creating your artwork on. Learning how to Paint – learning some tried and true painting techniques – Washes and learning how to Blend, layering, using correct pigments and looking at gesso as a great fix it! Looking at Feathering, Scumbling, scragfitto, and impasto techniques, . Looking at ways to prepare your substrate, (Gesso) and looking at what mediums and how to use them in your artwork.
Getting your painting Dressed! Layering starting with under painting starting to experiment with washes and blending paints or impasto depending on what style of artwork you are painting and layering with colour texture and detail.
How to paint from photos, images and getting composition correct – graphing etc… Painting Landscapes – hills – trees – sky – water – stones – rocks and looking more closely at blending and shading adding light and highlight effects.
Looking at different types of mixed media ideas – Skins, Transfers, Layering, Embedding and experimenting with different collage ideas.
(Thursday Classes) Art the Next Step- Painting and Mixed Media for Teens – 6-8pm 9th February 2012
To enquire about Term 1 classes for 2012 – contact Papanui High Continuing Education (03) 3520701http://intranet.papanui.school.nz/mod/glossary/view.php?id=3799