An Atelier is a word associated with the romantic art studios of past centuries full of paints, brushes, canvases and other tools of the trade.
In this class, Troy Argyros a Monash graduate and a student of the Florence Academy of Painting will guide students through the creation of a portrait of a live model from the waste up that includes the hands.
Over the eight weeks of this program, you will learn the following:
- Basic structural and anatomical drawing using graphite and chalk.
- Creating small studies to inform the final work.
- How to do an under-painting using raw umber and white.
- Colour mixing from direct observation.
- Building a painting with close observation and anatomical understanding.
- Completing a painting informed by aesthetics.
This course is perfect for people who are prepared to focus on a singular work with both a disciplined and expressive approach and who have had some experience in painting.
Bring 19th century romance back into your paintings in this academically inclined art class.
Please note that students are required to bring or purchase their own materials from the studio for this course. Before confirming your booking, please read our terms and conditions thoroughly as we are unable to offer refunds, credits or transfers.
Students in the course are welcome to set up from 9.30 am and are invited to use the studio until 4 pm.