All day (10am-4pm or 3pm)

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PORTRAIT PAINTING FROM LIFE WORKSHOP

Saturday Portrait Painting from Life Workshop

One Day Booster Portrait Workshops* ($170 per person per workshop)
* (Saturdays 10am – 3:30pm)

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This course aims to help and encourage students to develop their skills.
How to translate what they see, to capture the character and likeness of the sitter in one day.
Working from dark to light, Lighting of the model. Personal instruction at each artists easel.


Suitable for:

  • Students who have experience in portrait drawing and painting.
  • Students who have completed my beginners portrait workshops.

Morning session:

  • Preliminary drawing pencil or pan pastels
  • Sealed with Acrylic binder supplied by art school.
  • Acrylic base colour, supplied by art school

Afternoon session:

  • Finish with Oils.

Materials Needed

  • Oil paints
  • Brushes
  • Canvas (Size suggestion A2, or thick watercolour paper 600 GSM)
  • Brown coloured pencil or Black Pan pastels (Optional)

Dates & Time in 2019

Saturdays. 10am – 3:30pm (30 min lunch break)

  • 23rd March 2019
  • 15th June 2019
  • 7th September 2019
  • 30th November 2019

* Please note: Dates can be changed according to students’ needs. These are special workshops make ups cannot be transferred to any other class.


Fee

$170 per person per workshop (includes model fee)
* Please pay 10 days prior to workshop to reserve your place.


Teacher

Mike Lamble


Class Limit

8 people

Watercolour apple

Beginners Watercolour Workshop

 
“Some say watercolour is difficult to do. I disagree. It has been used by young children to seniors for long time.
I believe you would say ‘Why didn’t I do it before?’

– Ako Lamble
 

Drawing and painting an apple.

Ako LambleWritten by Ako Lamble

To me painting with watercolour is like a cooking.
Mixing water and pigments, placing the mixed colour liquid on paper (wet paper / dry paper), waiting for drying, and placing another mixed colour liquid on it ….

The procedure can be taught to the point according to the recipe, but this is something you need to do it repeatedly until you really get how it works. No short cuts.

In the workshop, you will draw an apple with 2B pencil then paint/draw with artist quality watercolour which is my selection of 6 colours.
The recipe (draw/paint an apple) appears to be simple but you will learn so many things along the way.

I hope the experience at the workshop will set you off on your watercolour painting journey.

Watercolour painting - Apple Procedure
 

Suitable for;

  • those who haven’t done watercolour for a long time but would like to start again.
  • those who are not sure watercolour is for them, would like to have a whole experience before spending some money on art materials.
 

We will cover;

  • Studying the shape of an apple.
  • How to set the lighting onto an apple.
  • Demonstration by Ako: Drawing & painting an apple.
  • Drawing an apple with 2B Pencil: See the shape, the value and the edge.
  • How to mix colours
  • Painting with watercolour: Wet in wet (Light & Vivid colours), Dry completely, Wet on Dry (thicker & darker paint), Negative painting, and Glazing.
  • Painting an apple with watercolour without a pencil drawing.
  • Introducing “15min daily drawing”.
 

Art Materials

All art materials which will be used in the workshop will be supplied. However, you are wecome to bring your own art materials (I can give you some advise about them).
Also, A set of art materials can be purchased after the workshop which will cost around $150. Please let me know beforehand if you are interested in purchasing them, I will make sure of having enough stock on the day.

  • 6x artist quality watercolour 15ml tube: Ako’s selection of basic colours from Daniel Smith and Schmincke.
  • 1x No8 round brush
  • 1x waterbrush
  • 1x travel palette
  • 1x full size 56cmx76cm 300gsm Arches watercolour paper
 

Day & Time

Sunday, 10am – 3pm (5hrs) *includes 30 min lunch break

 

Dates in 2021

  • 14th February 2021
  • 14th March 2021
  • 11th April 2021
  • 9th May 2021
  • 13th June 2021
  • 11th July 2021
  • 8th August 2021
  • 12th September 2021
  • 10th October 2021
  • 14th November 2021
 

Fee

$150 per workshop per student. *All art materials will be supplied.

 

Teacher

Ako Lamble

 

Class Limit

10 people

 
Portrait Workshops

Portrait Workshops for Beginners

The anatomy of the face.

This course aims to give a concise introduction to the art of portrait drawing.
A detailed exploration of the anatomy of the face, I will reveal the secrets of how to achieve a likeness using techniques of perception space shadows and measurement.
In the afternoon I will give a short illustrated talk on what makes a great portrait.

 

Dates & Time in 2021

Saturdays 10am – 3pm (30 min lunch break)

  • To be announced

* Please note: Dates can be changed according to students’ needs. These are special workshops make ups cannot be transferred to any other class.

 

Fee

$150 per person per class
* Please pay 10 days prior to workshop to reserve your place.

 

Teacher

Mike Lamble

 

Class Limit

10 people