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Live

Workshops

Bookings are essential for all Janet’s workshops as placements are extremely limited.

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Live

2017 Workshops

In this workshop we will be learning all mediums and techniques of interest to the individual artists, where I will be on hand to help you improve in any area of choice, while we’re inspired by beautiful Tuscany.  Numbers are strictly limited and fill fast so make sure you book your spot!

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LANDSCAPE IN WATERCOLOUR

Saturday 25th of November 2017

Concentrating on techniques passed on from wonderful U.K. artist Philip Hobbs in Venice Lake Como 2017.

Only a few spots left  so book your spot today.  Contact us at janet@janetknight.com.au if you are interested in joining me and like-minded artists for a great day of creating something beautiful!

Workshop fee: $180.00

Location: Janet Knight Studio Gallery

Prerequisites:

  • A3 Watercolour pad – 300gsm
  • Assorted watercolour brushes all sizes
  • Professional quality watercolours
  • Raw Sienna
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Light Red
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Graphite pencils
  • Eraser

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Sketching The Figure

Life Drawing Workshops

In this workshop we learn to put the figure together with quick 2, 5, 10, and twenty minute sketches during the course of the day using a live model.  Sketching the figure without procrastination learning measuring techniques to get proportions right.   Then tonal values and composition of the figure to refine the end of the day sketches.

Numbers are strictly limited and fill fast so make sure you book your spot!

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Life Drawing workshops

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Figurative

Acrylic/Oil Workshop

In this workshop we will be learning the technique of building the figure with specialised techniques in Acrylic finished with Oil highlights.  Colour mixing, tonal values, and contrast with the influence of dramatic lighting!  A slight impressionistic style with an easy application.

Numbers are strictly limited and fill fast so make sure you book your spot!

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FIGURATIVE – ACRYLIC / OIL WORKSHOP

 

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Types

Of Workshops

Colour Mixing Techniques

In this workshop we learn how to mix our paints, techniques using the colour wheel and hands on application It is fun and informative and the basis of a great looking painting 6 hrs

Ellipses

We learn to draw ellipses which are foreshortened circles that we see in everyday life and transform them into our paintings or drawings.

Portraiture

A comprehensive study in which we learn to get the proportions of the face correct.

IMPRESSIONIST LANDSCAPE IN ACRYLICS

In this workshop I will teach you how to put a painting together using minimal strokes to create a fresh and alive piece of artwork 6 hrs

Life Drawing

With the use of a life model we will learn to draw the figure using proportions, eye measurements, foreshortening, and shading Various drawing mediums including graphite, charcoal and pastels will be used on the day

Light Tone and Shade

In this workshop we learn different rendering techniques to produce contrast in our artwork, we learn why it’s needed and then we set up our own still life to study.

PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT

Come along with me on this exciting adventure outdoors where we will be painting a slice of nature in gorgeous surrounds!! Nothing like being out in the open air to experience the world of a Plein air painter! I will introduce you to techniques involved in producing great paintings in pastels!

Perspective

Come join me in this intensive study of perspective. Why we need to know the fundamentals and basic rules to implement this knowledge into our artwork especially when drawing cityscapes or paintings that involve structures. Why it is necessary to know the ground rules and how we learn them in an easy format.

Watercolour

In this workshop we learn basic watercolour techniques, wet in wet, wet on dry, and various little tricks artists use to create effects. We then apply these techniques to our own work.

Texture

This workshop involves applying texture to the canvas prior to painting.

FLORALS IN OILS - IMPRESSIONIST STYLE

In this workshop we will be painting an iris piece using minimal brush strokes to implement structure and style! We will learn composition, painting from photos, the importance of light and colour mixing Creating a fresh and vibrant Iris painting in oils!

SELF EMPOWERMENT FOR WOMEN

This very special workshop is for women to create their own wonderful journey on canvas. A self-portrait or figure painting designed to enlighten, liberate, and bring out all of those feel good feelings!! The work will be in oils and you will learn skin tone colour mixing, tonal values and fabric folds!! This workshop is aimed to bring out the best in you! Make you feel amazing and at the end of the two-day workshop a complete wonderful portrait!!