Term Three 2012: Still Life with a Mad Jug

In Term 3 we will go back to working form life , doing some good observation exercises of the mad jugs.Looking through the lens of proportion and relationship we’ll do several days drawing and practise  setting up interesting compositions to work from. Students have committed to finding extreme examples of paintable objects(op shops be on […]

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WORK FROM COLLAGE VARIATIONS :TERM TWO

WORK FROM COLLAGE VARIATIONS :TERM TWO We had an interesting time developing shape based compositions using collage, using  another artist’s work as our starting point. Texture and how to describe it in collage became a focus too, and then that gave us license to be creative in how we then described that texture when we […]

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2012 Term 1 – student’s work

Kathy McElroy studied Monets paint application in this work Liz Bosley even made room for Gauguin’s dog

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2012 Term 1 – more student’s work

        Gary Parkers work “Kids Crossing” Jo Turner referenced Euan McLeod’s work here John Eaglen copied Vermeer and then did a genre work of his own “in the style of “

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2012 Term 1 – student’s work

Cynthia copied Van Gogh’s boats and then developed her painting of the park in Napier using his distinctive brushstrokes and writhing composition.    

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2012 Term 2 – thoughs on collage & variations

More on collage Have a look at the  collages from the recent  competition at www.saatchionline.com in particular the work of Jo Webb.Saatchi online  is a wonderful online gallery which exibits emerging artists worldwide It is possible to join and exhibit your work check it out They also have painting competitions which you can enter if you […]

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2012 Term 2 – variation on another artist’s work using collage

Term 2 In term two we will do a variation on another artist’s work using collage as a first exercise to help us see the original in it’ “form” rather than through it’s “content” As in looking through the different lens of point, line, shape etc rather than at what the painting is about. A […]

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2012 art class enrolment form

ENROLMENT FORM FOR ART CLASS Dates 2012 Term 1: 7 february – 27 march Term 2: 1 may – 19 june Term 3: 24 july – 18 september Term 4: 23 october – 11 december CONTACT Belinda Wilson berwilson@gmail.com 8 rarawa st mt eden Auckland 1024 638 4332 021 731007 www.belindawilson.co.nz Venue Methodist Church Hall […]

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Art class – elements of design

ELEMENTS OF DESIGN THESE ARE THE RAW MATERIALS IN ART THAT ARTISTS MANIPULATE TO FORM THEIR COMPOSITIONS MAKE SOME NOTES ON EACH HEADING POINT, LINE SHAPE TEXTURE VALUE COLOUR FORM SPACE PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN MINDFULNESS OF THESE WILL HELP YOU USE THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS (SEE ABOVE)IN THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY to give UNITY VARIETY AND […]

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