Masterclass with Jim Thalassoudis – Painting The Evening Light
(skyscapes, landscapes and nocturnes)
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In conjunction with Robe Art Apartments, Robe
Friday 17th January 2014, 6:30 – 9:30pm
Saturday 18th January – Sunday 19th January 2014, 10 am – 5 pm
Jim Thalassoudis, The Robe Obelisk at Dusk, 2013, oil on linen, 51 x 61 cm
This Masterclass brings the unique opportunity of having Jim take you through the process of creating an oil painting on canvas from preliminary underpainting to a completed painting. During the process topics discussed include how to take evening/night photographs, composition, the correct use of artists materials and mediums, colour theory and technique.
Some previous painting experience is necessary.
On completion of the course you should have a completed oil painting to take home, as well as a greater understanding of the processes taken to create a painting.
Introductory Session, after a quick get to know each other and overview of the aims of the Masterclass, we wander down to the nearby coastline, obelisk to photograph the sky, buildings and landscape. Back at the studio the images will be processed via photoshop and printed out to work with the next day
Masterclass, the focus will be on the technical and creative process of creating an oil painting. During these 2 days a diverse range of topics will be discussed in an intensive process to help the students understand and resolve the complex interaction of pictorial elements needed to create a successful painting.
Materials to bring, and old shirt or apron to wear, oil paint, palette knife, brushes and rags/paper towel to clean up with. You can also bring you own photos to work with, preferably not to small or a too complicated image.
Materials supplied, Computer, cameras, printer and photographic paper will be supplied. Also some oil paint colours that you are unlikely to have. Oil painting mediums & solvents, palettes, easels etc. A stretched oil primed linen canvas will be supplied.
The workshop will run for two days and lunches, tea and coffee will be provided both days.
Installation view of Jim Thalassoudis’ paintings at Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne, October 2013
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Cost $550.00 (GST inclusive) Strictly limited to 10 students.
Closing Date for Enrolment Friday 10th January, 2014. Masterclass full fees are due by this date.
You can secure your place by contacting Jude Rogers at Gallery 26, 0419816735, with a $100 non-refundable deposit. The balance of $450 is then due by Friday 10th January, 2014.
If you would like more information, or have any questions about the Masterclass, you can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Location Robe Art Apartments
26 Smillie Street
( Cnr Bagot and Smillie Street )
Robe, South Australia 5276