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The Masters
Tech
niques 
2023
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
9th October 9.30am - 12.30pm

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 Beginners - Oil Painting 
2023

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 experience 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 Henri Fantin-Latour

Tutor: Ken Wardrop

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Materials Required

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Monday Classes: Commences
9th October 6pm - 8pm

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The Masters Techniques 
2023

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.

Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Not included

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Tuesday Classes: Commences
10th October 9.30am - 12.30pm

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Absolute Beginners - Oil Painting 
2023

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
10th October 6pm - 8pm

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Plein Air Painting with Ken Wardrop
2023

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.

Tutor: Ken Wardrop

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Easel/Pochade box included. Not painting equipment

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Wed Classes: Commences

11th October 9am - 12pm

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Expressive and Experimental Oil Painting
2023
Wednesday Evening  Class

This course is all about exploring and experimenting with oil paint. An important and often overlooked part of your artistic growth. Your Tutor will guide you and help you break through those self-imposed barriers we sometimes are in. You will experiment with different materials and paint consistencies as your tutor expertly explains their many complexities. Theories and painting analysis will also be covered with your tutor. This is sure to be fun and exciting course with possibly many unexpected results. Beginners welcome.

Tutor: Jules Hancock

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Not included

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Wednesday Classes: Commences
11th October 6pm - 8.30pm

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The Masters Techniques 
2023

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.

Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Not included

Duration: 8 Weeks  

Saturday Classes: Commences
14th October 9.30am - 12.30pm

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Painting the Portrait from Life 
2023

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
14th October 1.30pm - 4.00pm

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1 x 1 Private Lessons with Peter Barker

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 - $1800 15 hour Block - $2550 20 hour Block - $3200

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Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: Not included

By Appointment

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Master Workshop

Next in our Master Copy workshop series is the Spanish Master Raimundo de Madrazo. We will paint his painting - Una Gitana or The Gypsy (shown above). Madrazo was A Spanish painter who painted in the realist style. He studied at the Ecole des-Beaux-arts in Paris as well at the Academia de San Fernando in Spain. His depiction of everyday realism. Loose brush strokes and vibrant rendering is what we will be paying attention to along with beautiful colour harmony. Little known in Australia his methods draw back to painters such as Velasquez and John Singer Sargent Image by Raimundo de Madrazo

Tutor: Peter Barker

Medium: Oil Paint

Materials: All Materials Included

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