MONTHLY LESSONS:

                                      2018

FEBRUARY LESSON 2018 

TOPIC : CREATING INTERESTING BACKGROUNDS IN A PAINTING

In this lesson all learnt how to create interesting and creative backgrounds using special techniques and special effects. The products used was Golden High Flow and Heavy Body Acrylics

 MARCH 2018 (power point lesson)

TOPIC: HOW TO TURN A PRINT INTO A PAINTING

In this lesson all learnt how to make a print into a painting by using mixed mediums to add texture, paint to overlay, glaze and touch up

 

APRIL 2018

TOPIC: HOW TO CREATE TONAL VALUES AND COLOUR SCHEMES

In this lesson all learnt how to create a tonal value sketch using 3 to 4 values and creating a colour scheme and applying the two together in a still life painting

MAY 2018 – (power point lesson)

 

JUNE 2018

TOPIC: COLOUR AND TONAL VALUES – MARKET SCENE

In this lesson all learnt how to create tonal values and created a gray scale value card  to check the tonal values as to the colours used  in the painting

JULY 2018

TOPIC: CONSTRUCTIVE CRITIQUES OF STUDENTS ART WORKS

 

AUGUST 2018

TOPIC: HOW TO PAINT LOOSELY USING BOLD BRUSH STROKES

In this Lesson all learnt how to paint a sea landscape using bold loose brushstrokes and the 5 basic elements of design – value, shape, colour, edges, and centre of interest

 

SEPTEMBER 2018 

TOPIC: USING A LIMITED PALETTE TO CREATE A HARMONIOUS PAINTING

In this lesson all learnt how to make a limited palette using only 3 colours and white and paint a harmonious painting

TO BE UPDATED SOON !!!!

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                                    2017 

FEBRUARY LESSON –2017

TOPIC: RED COLOUR EXPLORATION AND PAINTING A LOOSE FLOWER ARRANGEMENT:

In this lesson we explored the colour red and just how far one can push it. whilst learning how to paint flowers loosely and how to create a glass vase as few brush strokes as possible.

In this lesson we explored the colour red in depth and saw how far we could push the colours in creating different hues, tones, blends and mixes

I demonstrated the mixing of the reds to create a colour palette, which I then used to create a floral painting.

MARCH LESSON 2017

TOPIC: PAINTING BOATS IN A SEASCAPE AND LEARNING ABOUT HIGH AND LOW KEY PAINTINGS

In this lesson all learnt how to paint a majestic mood boat scene. we also looked at the difference between a high and low key painting and how to incorporate buildings in the background and boats in the mid and foreground.

APRIL LESSON 2017

TOPIC: CREATIVE FLORAL DESIGN

In this lesson we explored the use of colour, creative floral designs either symmetrically or asymmetrically. all were encouraged to paint from their imagination and enjoy the wonder of colour

JUNE LESSON 2017


TOPIC : FROM OLD TO NEW 

In this lesson we took an old painting and turned into a new one by using mixed media i.e. – Golden pastes or gels, paper for collage, gesso and Golden Acrylic paints. This encouraged all to paint from their heart and allowed creativity to flow

some of the students art works – more to follow on completion

JULY LESSON 2017

TOPIC: BOLD LOOSE FIGURATIVE ART.

In this lesson students explored contour drawing, drawing blindly, thumb nail sketches as warm up exercises and then created their own loose figurative painting using various colour schemes.

AUGUST LESSON COMING SOON –

TOPIC: ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN ……….