Term 1 2021 starts FEB 2ND
TAKING A STRUCTURED APPROACH TO PAINTING
Teacher: Ashley Frost
Days/Times: Tuesdays 6:30pm-9:30pm
8 Week Term
This painting course is open to anyone from beginners to intermediate. Each student is given individual guidance with the aim to develop their own ideas for artworks. Students will learn the fundamentals in drawing and painting with a strong focus on colour mixing and the application of paint. Class structure includes a demonstration on developing techniques followed by a class exercise in each session. Those with prior experience be encouraged to try new approaches and build on existing skills and pursue their own particular interest. The class will have the option to work with a wide range of subject matter from still life, interiors, portraits and landscapes. Suitable for all levels including enthusiastic beginners. Students with prior experience are encouraged to explore their own particular projects as well as enjoy structured exercises.
1. One Moment of Many mornings Oil on board 40 x 40cm 2018
2. Portait of King Roy Oil on Canvas 40 x 30cm 2019
Taking a Structured Approach to Painting, TUESDAYS 6:30pm-9:30pm
Ashley Frost is a graduate of the National Art School East Sydney Australia receiving his BFA with a Distinction in painting. He has travelled widely conducting research for his PhD on public art in the cities of Brasilia, Beijing, New York and Canberra. He has worked as an exhibiting artist for 24 years with four solo shows in New York (2000, 2002, 2004 & 2016), a solo show in Austin,Texas in 2016 and group exhibitions in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Guangzhou.
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.