Night Classes Painting adults Courses

Painting – Create Your Own Colour Palette

Desmond Sweeney begintadv

Are you interested in colour? Learn how to identify colour schemes, explore different colour wheels and premix your own palette. Working on a painting look at the entire group of possible colours you will use, called a gamut, and define your own to create harmony in your work. This class is suitable for all levels of experience including beginners.

What to bring:-

  • Acrylic paints (Matisse/Altelier are recommended), black, Titanium white, magenta, Cadmium yellow, Pthalo blue
  • Palette
  • A variety of brushes or small set including small and large round and flat synthetic brushes (artist quality)
  • Knife (scapel or box knife)
  • Pencil, eraser & marker
  • Canvas or small boards for painting exercise
  • Masking tape

Tutor Desmond Sweeney

Desmond Sweeney is a visual artist creating landscape paintings and seascape murals with 20 years experience in the arts and creative industries.
Desmond taught at NIDA in Production Properties for 5 years as a special effects, faux finishes and scenic arts tutor whilst working as Scenic Artist for Opera Australia painting props, backdrops and sets.

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