Painting Birds in Acrylic - Technique workshop with Brenton See

Painting Birds in Acrylic - Technique workshop with Brenton See

On 25.02.2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Save to calendar

At  Hippocrocaduck Studio, McKenzie Chambers
142 Hannan St, Kalgoorlie WA 6430, Australia

Cost: $70

Categories: Arts and Cultural Events


Join prolific West Australian artist Brenton See for this native bird painting workshop at the beautiful Hippocrocaduck basement studio on Hannan St! 

Brenton will take you through some of the techniques he uses to create his striking canvases and murals, and at the end of the day you will walk away with your own painted canvas.

Some of the topics covered in the workshop:


Choosing the right reference image to paint (lighting and shadow).
Gridding & enlarging. 
Transferring using graphite transfer paper.PaintingChoosing a background colour.
Putting down a mid-tone base layer colour.
Adding whites and blacks to create light and shadow.
Creating feather textures.
Creating a rounded surface effect for branches.
Drop shadows.
Abstract backgrounds.Materials:We will supply:
Your A4 Canvas
Reference photos
A kit of brushes for you to keep
Painting suppliesPlease Bring your own:
Packed lunch (lunchbreak at 1pm)
Pencil, Eraser & sharpener
A3 sketchbook (if desired)FAQ's:Is there a minimum age requirement for this workshop?We are accepting workshop participants from artists 15 years of age and up.Is this workshop suitable for a beginner?Previous painting experience is desirable, but not essential.

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