Painting flowers from life is a joy but also a challenge, due to their complexity and ephemeral nature. In this two-day oil painting workshop you will be guided by Jessica through her process and techniques. Topics covered will include subject arrangement, composition and design, colour mixing, simplifying and articulating the form with value, edge control, and more. An opportunity to add new techniques to your painting practice, and have expert feedback while painting.
What participants should bring:
• Unstretched primed linen or canvas or a large sheet of Arches oil paper
• Masking tape
• Paper or notebook and a pencil
• A stick of vine charcoal.
• Assorted brushes
• Palette and palette knife
• Rags or paper towel
• Oil paints
A detailed materials list will be provided to participants.
What materials will be supplied:
• Flowers and vessels as subjects for painting
About the tutor:
Jessica Alexander is a painter and gardener and a former scholarship student at the Julian Ashton Art school where she completed a diploma of fine art. She grows flowers in her Blackheath garden, and paints them from life, as quickly as possible to capture their fleeting beauty. Website: jessicaannealexander.com
COVID protocols apply to all BAS workshops
Do not attend the studio if you are sick or unwell. If you are required to cancel at the last minute due to illness that you suspect may be COVID 19-related, a full refund will be given.
Feel free to mask up if you wish. It is not mandatory at BAS.
THERE IS A LIMIT OF 10 PARTICIPANTS.
ONLY PAID APPLICATIONS RECEIVED ON THIS FORM WILL BE ACCEPTED BUT VACANCIES MAY BE FILLED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE AT BAS' DISCRETION.
WORKSHOP PLACES WILL BE ALLOCATED ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR CANCELLATIONS MADE AFTER THE CLOSING DATE, OR FOR ABSENCE FROM ALL OR PART OF THE WORKSHOP. WORKSHOPS MAY BE CANCELLED IF NUMBERS ARE INSUFFICIENT.
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