Members work on their individual art projects providing all their own requisites, The course manager is there to assist and encourage members to discuss and share various knowledge and techniques. A limited number of beginning artists will receive tuition. The course is held in Studio 2 at the Bribie Community Art Centre. Wednesday
This course is for beginners who want to learn about blending colours, pallette knife work, and some basic mixed media and impressionist painting. Initially members will focus on learning about materials, backgrounds, as well as some basic landscape and flower painting. Ultimately the aim of the course is for beginners to achieve a good grounding in some skills and techniques to work on their own and progress further. The tutor will attempt to keep costs low at all times and will provide some paints and materials. Tuesday
This course is for the absolute beginner who wishes to gain an insight into the world of art using acrylics. The tutor will advise members at the beginning of the course what to bring to class. Friday
The tutor manages this group. Members provide all their own requisites and work on their own projects offering assistance, encouragement and ideas to other members if requested. Members are able to work in the medium of their choice. Tuesday
The tutor manages this group of enthusiastic artists who meet to share ideas and skills, but work independently to create their own compositions in the medium of their choice. It is important that new members have reasonable painting skills as there is no formal tuition. Members provide their own canvases, brushes, paints etc. Monday
In the course members work with a variety of medium including acrylic paints, pastels, crayons and chalk. An opportunity to develop cr8tive skills to make your artwork POP, so come with an open mind and a sense of humour. A list of initial materials required is available from Reception on enrolment. Friday
This class is designed for those with little or no experience. Pen and ink wash are the central themes. Members are given the opportunity to learn a variety of different techniques when working with ink, with the possibility of introducing additional mediums. This course is a 2 term (one semester) course commencing in term 1 and term 3. Having completed the course members have the option of progressing to the Pen Plus Intermediate course. At a cost of $25 all materials required for this course are provided by the tutor. Wednesday
The class is designed as a continuation of the Pen Plus Beginners course. Pen and ink washes are the central themes but additional mediums are introduced e.g. coloured inks, charcoal, and coloured paper. Students are encouraged to experiment and share ideas. This class is a continuing one and as students become more experienced and proficient it is expected they will become more self-directed in choosing subject and medium. Materials required are the same as those required for the beginners course. Some materials such as coloured inks are provided and any further requirements would be discussed in class where the tutor might be able to organise a bulk buy. Wednesday
Pencil Allsorts is a "working together" group who enjoy working with a great variety of pencils including - lead, graphite, charcoal,coloured and watercolour and inktense, which allow for some very interesting artwork and a lot of fun. Members provide their own requisites and work on self-directed projects, supporting and encouraging one another. Wednesday
This class is for those with no experience and introduces members to mark making, and shading and layering techniques. We will touch on various genres, including landscapes, animals, portraits, people, still life and perspective. The course runs for 6 months. Please bring $20 to the first class and the tutor will provide equipment (including good quality pencils which are essential). Wednesday
This class is for those with no experience and introduces members to basic drawing and shading techniques. Members require a sketch Pad (Quill brand recommended), a set of good drawing pencils, pencil sharpener soft eraser and ruler. Wednesday
This is a self-tutored group of members who are experienced in this medium. The members work on their individual projects, provide all their own requisites and support and encourage each other as they continue their skill development. Wednesday
The tutor manages this group and at times arranges guest artists to talk to the group. Generally members work on their own individual projects using the medium of their choice. They provide all their own requisites and support and encourage each other as they share skills and continue their own skill development. Occasionally the tutor may lead the group in a particular project. Thursday
This course welcomes both beginners and people with some watercolour experience. Tuition and demos in basic techniques will be provided as required. These include basic watercolour techniques such as colour wheels and colour mixing, brushes and brush strokes and watercolour washes. These techniques will be applied to a range of topics which may include skies, sunsets, water, boats, flowers, trees , land and seascapes, figures, birds and animals. Layering, negative painting, collage and use of mixed media and textures will be covered. Experienced members can work on their own individual projects and the tutor will give advice and assist members to develop further skills as required. Members provide their own art materials. A list of suitable materials and where to buy them is available from Reception and the tutor is available for advice on purchases. The tutor will provide notes and resource material for sessions as required. The course is held in Studio 2 BICAC. Wednesday


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