PAINTING, DRAWING & PRINTMAKING FOR TEENS (10-14 years)
Time: Tuesdays 4-6pm
Term: 8 weeks starting Tuesday 2 February 2021
This course will teach students the basic skills in painting and drawing and as well as improving printmaking skills. Students will explore a variety of approaches and techniques to producing artworks based on still life, landscape and portraits. The class will be run from the Elizabeth Rooney Print Studio where students will be able to work on table easels and desktops.
The course will look at three different types of printmaking methods including monoprints, lino cut and silkscreen print on both paper and fabric. Over the course of eight weeks students will turn their drawings and designs into a range of paintings and prints on paper. A great class for the creative and scientific minded who like to combine their creativity with a technical process.
Artists referenced: Elizabeth Cummings, Nicole Kelly, Grace Cossinton Smith, John Bokor, Kevin Connor, Clarice Beckett, Louise Olsen & Stephen Ormandy from Dinosaur Design.
(Most materials included).
PAINTING DRAWING & PRINTMAKING FOR TEENS ( 10-14 YEARS) TUESDAYS 4-6pm
Frost is a graduate of the National Art School East Sydney Australia receiving his BFA with a Distinction in painting. Ashley has been an arts educator for 20 years teaching adults and teens at Lane Cove Gallery, ArtEst Art School, Hazelhurst Arts Centre Gymea and University of Wollongong. In 2019 he was artist in residence at The Shore School in Sydney and in 2020 was a visiting artist at the Kings School Sydney teaching painting to year 10 and year 11 students. In 2003 he won the prestigious Kings Art Prize Acquisitive $10,000 and has been finalist in a number of national art prizes. In 2018 Ashley won the Hills Art Prize and was a finalist in the Gallipoli Art Prize and the Calleen Art Award. He was a finalist in the 2017 EMSLA Still Life Prize and the 2017 NSW Parliament Plein Art Prize. Frost was a finalist in the 2017 Archibald Prize and winner of the people’s choice award for the 2017 Mosman Art Prize. He is represented by Stella Downer Fine Art.