START DATE TO BE ADVISED
INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING & PAINTING
Age Group: High School Students Year 7 and Up
Tutor: Melinda Marshman
Day & Time: Mondays 4:30pm-6:30pm
9 Week Term
This fun class is suitable for the absolute beginner and the more advanced student as individual attention will be given. In the first few weeks we will focus on drawing. Students will be led through a variety of exercises to increase confidence in mark making, understanding tonal value, perspective and composition. With new found confidence students will then be lead through the fundamentals of acrylic painting from underpainting to completion.
Introduction to Drawing & Painting, TEENS MONDAYS 4:30pm-6:30pm
Melinda gained a BFA (HONS) in painting from the National Art School in 2014. Since graduating she has held three solo exhibitions in Sydney, and been included in several group exhibitions. She was awarded a residency at the Cite Internationale des Artes, Paris (2015) and undertook a NG Art creative residency, in Provence (2018). She has been a finalist in numerous awards, most recently the Hawkesbury Art Prize (2019). Previously the Ravenswood Art Prize (2018,2017), The Little Things Art Prize (2018), The Chippendale World Art Prize (2017), the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (semi–finalist) (2014), the Robin Gibson New Talent Award (2013) and the Mosman Art Prize (2011). Her work is held in The National Art School archival collection and private collections. Melinda shows with Saint Cloche Gallery in Sydney.