Still Life Painting in Oils


10.00am – 4.00pm

SKU: SLPOT122 Category:


Lead by Melbourne artist Nicolas Chen, this still life workshop is designed as an introduction to various tools and concepts commonly used in still life painting.

Though primarily an oil painter, Nicolas Chen works in a variety of mediums including water colour, gouache, dry media and digital. A graduate of the Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney and the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy, Nicolas has returned to his hometown of Melbourne to continue his work as an artist and to share the knowledge and experiences gained from his atelier style training, through his teaching. Nicolas has been awarded various scholarships and achievements over the years, including the AME Bale travelling scholarship Major Award in 2018.

Working from photo references, each student will receive individual critiques and suggestions to help guide them along their painting. Some of the learning points that will be covered:

  • Relating proportions
  • Relating colour temperature
  • Understanding the difference between hue value and chroma
  • Familiarisation of oil painting equipment

This course is suitable for beginners who wish to explore the beauty of still life.

Please Note:
Basic materials are provided in the cost of each workshop. Students are welcome to bring their own if preferred.

Before confirming your booking, please read our terms and conditions thoroughly as we are unable to offer refunds, credits or transfers.

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Sunday 14th August, Sunday 31st July