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The Masters
Tech
niques 
2024
Monday Morning Class

During this class you will create an in-depth piece of artwork, using modern and traditional techniques including underpainting, glazing, scumbling, and dry brush techniques to achieve a high finish. We will discuss artistic terms such as value, colour and form. Image courtesy of Peter Barker

Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Not included

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Monday Classes: Commences
15th July 9.30am - 12.30pm

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Beginners - Oil Painting 
2024

Monday Evening Class

By popular demand this course is designed for beginners to jump into the wonderful world of oil painting but have always felt intimidated.  Ken Wardrop is a very experienced professional Artist that will go through all the basic's including, brushes and paints to choose, solvents , mediums. Mixing correctly and most importantly learning to see like an artist. This is a great chance to learn from a very experienced professional artist and will give you a good grounding on your own creative journey. Image by Ken Wardrop

Tutor: Ken Wardrop

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Materials Required

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Monday Classes: Commences
15th July 6pm - 8pm

The Masters Techniques 
2024

Tuesday Morning Class

Suitable for beginners to more experience students. During this class you will create an in-depth piece of artwork, using modern and traditional techniques including underpainting, glazing, scumbling, and dry brush techniques to achieve a high degree of finish. We will discuss artistic terms such as Value, colour and form. By the end of this course, you will develop an understanding of materials and will have a solid foundation in painting. Image by Peter Barker

Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Not included

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Tuesday Classes: Commences
16th July 9.30am - 12.30pm

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Absolute Beginners - Oil Painting 
2024

Tuesday Evening Class

This Absolute Beginners course is designed to ease the beginner into the rich world of oil painting. Your Tutor will go through all the fundamentals of the painting craft. You will learn a deeper understanding of not just the painting process but the different ways to view. This is a great chance to learn from an experienced professional artist and will give you a good grounding on your own creative journey. image by claude monet

Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Materials Required

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Tuesday Classes: Commences
16th July 6pm - 8pm

Plein Air Painting with Ken Wardrop
2024

Wednesday Morning Class

Super exciting course with expert guidance from Ken Wardrop. Join the movement that started hundreds of years ago that informed and transformed painters such as Turner and Monet. You will paint on location (Plein air) around Fremantle going to a different location every week. Ken will guide you through all the intricacies of painting from life and combine this with instruction in - studio. Image by Ken Wardrop

Tutor: Ken Wardrop

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Easel/Pochade box included. Not painting equipment

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Wed Classes: Commences

17th July 9am - 12pm

The Masters Techniques 
2024

Saturday Morning Class

Suitable for beginners to more experience students. During this class you will create an in-depth piece of artwork, using modern and traditional techniques including underpainting, glazing, scumbling, and dry brush techniques to achieve a high degree of finish. We will discuss artistic terms such as Value, colour and form. By the end of this course, you will develop an understanding of materials and will have a solid foundation in painting. Image by Peter Barker

Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Not included

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Saturday Classes: Commences
20th July 9.30am - 12.30pm

Painting the Portrait from Life 
2024

Saturday Afternoon Class

 Learn to paint the portrait from a live model. During this comprehensive 8 week course your Tutor will take you through the various processes and stages to paint the portrait from a live model. Indepth explanations and demonstrations will be given. Drawing analysis, Flesh colour mixing and creating the illusion of form will all be covered. Artists, ranging from beginners to advanced will have the opportunity to work from a live model. Suggested some experience in painting and drawing would be beneficial.

Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Not included

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Saturday Classes: Commences
20th July 2pm - 4.30pm

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Master Copy Workshop
2024 - Intensive 4 Morning Workshop

Monday 2nd - 5th December

 Our very popular intensive Master Workshop continues with one of the all-time great portrait painters. John Singer Sargent was an American expatriate artist, considered the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocations of Edwardian-era luxury. We will be diving deep into his technique, colour palette and application on his portrait of "Lady Agnew of Lochnaw". Come join us as we unlock some of this Masters secret's
Image by John Singer Sargent Suggested some experience in painting and drawing would be beneficial.

Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: All Included

Duration: 4 Consecutive mornings  

Workshop: Commences
2nd Dec - 5th Dec 9.30am- 12.30pm

1 x 1 Private Lessons with Peter Barker
BOOKED OUT

Professional Artist and Instructor Peter Barker is offering the unique chance to learn one on one instruction. If you want to take your Artwork to the next level! Peter is conducting very limited blocks of tailored Art training. Upon consultation you will work out a structure together with Peter to get the most of out of your time. Blocks start from 10 hours with a minimum of 2 hours per session.

10 Hour Block - $2000

15 Hour Block - $2850

20 Hour Block - $3600 

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Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Not included

By Appointment

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