Painting Basics

July 30 - August 3, 2021

Painting Basics

$615.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $615

For those of you who have always wanted to paint – or brush up on your painting skills – this workshop is for you! As a starting point, we will use your favorite photographs and respond to them by learning basic color theory, application and narration. Color mixing, composition and application techniques will be covered in this engaging workshop. There will be demonstrations, heaps of exercises, presentations and lively discussion around acrylic and watercolor painting.

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Kulvinder Kaur Dhew

Born and raised in England, Kulvinder Kaur Dhew earned her MA in Painting at the prestigious Royal College of Art in London. She has been an Artist in Residence at ARCO in Lisbon, Portugal, Vermont Studio Center, USA, and Delfina Studios Trust in London, UK. As Head of Painting at The School of Art in New Zealand she helped to establish the MFA Program and the School’s first foreign exchange program. Dhew has taught at several universities and colleges in different parts of the world, including The Universiti Malaysia Sarawak on the Island of Borneo. Her work is held in many collections including MTV Europe, Sir Kazuo Ishiguro, and the UK Department of Education and Science. While Kulvinder is a full-time professional artist, she is also a curator/gallery director, and educator. Dhew’s students have been successfully admitted to many top-tier Universities including The Art Institute of Chicago, RISD, Royal College of Art, SVA New York, Yale University, Cal Arts, Chelsea School of Art, and MIT.

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