Welcome Online!

1. Watch

View the Online Art Class Demonstration

2. Create

Paint, draw and create your artistic masterpiece!

3.Submit 

Send us an email with a picture of your artwork

4. Chat

We will respond with suggestions and feedback and with permission showcase all the work here!

5. Showcase

A collection of your classes' artwork!

 

1. Watch

Below are the videos for this weeks lesson! 

 

Follow the instructions below each video 

for more information on techniques, equipment required etc.

 Week 9 General Overview Instructions

What you Need:

Bottles

Look in your grocery cupboard and choose

coloured glass bottles (cooking oil, wine, beer etc.)

Set Up:

  1. Place still life objects at least 1/2 metre away from you. 

  2. Sit on bench stool with your easel angled towards the still life.

  3. If you are using a board without an easel, it is best to put an object (eg. milk cartons) behind your board and angle it on a 45-65 degree angle.

WEek 9 - Charcoal & Conte

 

Instructions

 

1. Commence drawing on dark brown grey paper (Assorted Grey Pad)

2. Open book behind the paper selected tearing it out first.

3. Mostly use charcoal and white soft chalk pastel. Conte is optional to use if your picture needs it. 

4. Smudge or dab your marks and cut with rubber to create reflections

5. Do several pictures if you want to get better at it and arrange the still life bottles to make fresh drawings each time.

WEek 9 - Pastels

Instructions

 

1. Work from  dark pastels to light pastels.

2. Hold pastels up to still life to compare colour options and blends of various pastel combinations.

3. Skate with your pastels to create the curves and straight lines required using kneadable rubber to break them where necessary.

4. Create a rich and vibrant image on dark pastel paper on the smooth side.

5. Finally use your lightest colours to finish the picture.

WEek 9 - Oils

Instructions

1. Select your colour charts.

2. Mix your selection of colour from the charts.

3. Prepare a dark colour or background for your painting in acrylics or oils.

4. Keep a minimal image with magical reflections and transparency.

5. Bounce colour from one bottle to the next.

6. Paint in a table cloth if desired.

2. Create

Enjoy creating with the help of the demonstrations above!

If you have any questions give Greg a call on 

0413 966 299

 

3. submit

Please take a photo of your image and send it over to 

greg.mackay@lavenderartstudios.com.au

by Wednesday 1st April

Note - Please make sure the art is clearly visible in the picture.

 

4. chat

After you have sent over your image, we will review it and send you feedback 

within 3 days. This feedback will includes comments on your wonderful art,

and some suggestions for alterations and improvements. 

 

5. sHowcase

Once we receive your beautiful creations we will feature them below in our online showcase.