Figure Painting
Level 2

FIG201 Figure Painting

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  • Course code


  • Locations and dates


    24 August 2024
    24&25 August; 7&8 Sept (20 hours), 9.30am-3.30pm, Room G301
  • Fees

    Tuition: 300.00
  • Credits


Practise oil or acrylic painting and experiment with observational and expressive painting approaches to describe the human form.

figure painting workshop short course

You'll learn

  • Use various expressive and observational painting approaches to describe the figure.
  • Use paint to describe form and materiality, with the figure as subject.
  • Consider compositional elements and application of paint to develop and communicate ideas.
  • Identify the strengths in own work.
  • Identify and find solutions to unresolved areas in own work.

Note: There is a maximum of 12 places available on this course.

This course consists of 2 weekend workshops held during the school term. Please see 'frequently asked questions' for a list of what to bring. Figure Painting is NOT recommended for absolute beginners.

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