Watercolour

The Art Centre offers classes for all levels of experience and ability. Our classes are held in light, airy studios providing a stimulating atmosphere in which to work. For more information on our kids, teens or adult day and night classes contact the Ku-ring-gai Art Centre on 9424 0310 or artcentre@kmc.nsw.gov.au

Semester 2 2019

  • Term 3: 22 July - 21 September
  • Term 4: 14 October - 14 December

Exploring techniques - new class!

When: Monday
Time: 9am - 12pm
Fee: $275 per nine-week term
Tutor: Tina Spira
Course No: 1

Investigate and learn new techniques and mediums in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Try watercolour and gouache on various surfaces (vellum, ivorine, black paper), pen and ink and scraperboard, pencil and colour pencil drawing, gilding techniques and much more. Develop unique visual concepts and expand your artistic horizons. Some drawing skills required.

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Watercolour - objects and compositions

When: Monday
Time: 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Fee: $275 per nine-week term
Tutor: Shipra Shah
Course No: 5

This class aims at exploring the beauty, versatility and delicate nature of watercolours and is perfect for beginners or intermediate level. In this class participants will learn the techniques of sketching proportionately and then using watercolours the right way with light and tone to create depth in an object/composition. This course will develop skills and confidence to use watercolours for various subjects including object drawing and still life, where participants will learn to use watercolours for small objects and then proceeding to bigger and more complex compositions. Students will develop confidence and skills from week to week. Course will cover: main principles of watercolour application and theory, sketching proportionately, tips and exercises on learning to create depth in an object, detailing with light and tone for watercolours, main fundamentals of watercolours and perspective, principles of composition and proportion in art.

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Watercolour (Tuesday)

When: Tuesday
Time: 9am - 12pm
Fee: $285 per nine-week term (including 1 model session)
Tutor: Ann Milch
Course No: 12
Enjoy the beauty and magic of watercolour. It’s a great class for beginners to advanced. Be part of this dynamic class that covers composition, colour theory, tone and design.

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Watercolour for all

When: Wednesday
Time: 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Fee: $285 per nine-week term (including one model session)
Tutor: John Wells
Course No: 23

Join this fun, relaxed course and discover this wonderful, soft yet powerful medium. You’ll begin by learning basic techniques, colour mixing and effects. Bring along your own subject - a favourite photo of a landscape, loved one or pet. You’ll be amazed by your progress in only a very short time.

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The art of watercolour (night)

When: Wednesday
Time: 7pm - 9.30pm
Fee: $285 per nine-week term (including one model session)
Tutor: Dee Jackson
Course No: 25

Learn how to draw and paint with watercolour. It is great fun! The vibrant freshness in watercolour allows you to create expressive and beautiful paintings. Combine aspects of nature, animals and the human form. Your eye is the key! All painting is just observation - looking at shadows (value), shapes (proportion) and composition (structure). Demonstrations of techniques and methods will be shown. All levels welcome.

SKETCHING IN CLAY - NEW CLASS!

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The art of watercolour (day)

When: Friday
Time: 9am - 12pm
Fee: $285 per nine-week term (including one model session)
Tutor: Dee Jackson
Course No: 39

Learn how to draw and paint with watercolour. It is great fun! The vibrant freshness in watercolour allows you to create expressive and beautiful paintings. Combine aspects of nature, animals and the human form. Your eye is the key! All painting is just observation - looking at shadows (value), shapes (proportion) and composition (structure). Demonstrations of techniques and methods will be shown. All levels welcome.

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Watercolour, the world around us

When: Friday
Time: 12.30am - 3.30pm
Fee: $285 per nine-week term (including one model session)
Tutor: John Wells
Course No: 43

Join this relaxed, fun class and discover the artist you always knew you were. Under the guidance of your experienced tutor, you will tackle subjects as diverse as Australian landscape, focusing on gum trees, painting an animal or bird, figures, buildings, and portraits. By the end of the term you will have gained enough confidence to be able to say, “I can paint anything”. All levels welcome.

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