Teen Portrait Painting in Oils – Term 1 2024 (Sat 1.30pm)

Teen Portrait Painting in Oils – Term 1 2024 (Sat 1.30pm)

$245.00 inc. GST

Lecturer: Gabi Cirocco
Sat 24 Feb – Sat 6 Apr (excluding Easter Saturday, 30 Mar)
1.30pm – 3.30pm
Senior Secondary Year Level – Year 9 to Year 12

Join Gabi to discover oil painting in a rich and unique course specially created for teens. Through this course, you will learn essential skills for painting life-like portraits and different methods of developing captivating and colourful portraits. Each week, you will learn new skills to create your own portraits and develop your creative voice along the way.

This course is perfect for beginner to intermediate students. It focuses on developing key skills for painting and colour mixing with confidence.


Materials required:

Water Mixable Oil Paints:

  • Winsor & Newton Artisan Water Mixable Oil Colour Studio Set (10 x 37ml) Contains: Titanium White, Process Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Deep Hue, Cadmium Red Hue, Process Magenta, Ultramarine, Process Cyan, Permanent Green Middle, Yellow Ochre & Mars Black.

or Cobra Water Mixable Oils

  • lemon Yellow (Water mixable oil paints Winsor & Newton or Cobra)
  • Paynes grey(Water mixable oil paints Winsor & Newton or Cobra)
  • Quick drying medium (Water mixable oil paints Winsor & Newton or Cobra)

Synthetic Brushes:

A selection of:

  • Round
  • Flat

or an inexpensive synthetic brush pack


  • Oil sketch pad A3 (inexpensive brand such as Monte Marte)
  • canvas 30x40cm (inexpensive brand such as Monte Marte or Jasart)

Other Materials:

  • Disposable palette
  • Painter’s Masking Tape
  • Charcoal pencils

Please note: students will need to bring materials to all classes.

For all your material needs and advice, Central Artist Supplies is located next to our Administration Office at 7 Mulberry Road, Glenside.

Hours: Tuesday – Friday 8.30am-4.00pm, Saturdays 9.00am-12.30pm (9.00am-2.00pm when short courses are running). Phone 08 8271 6912. Email mail@centralartistsupplies.au


Gabi Cirocco graduated from Adelaide Central School of Art in 2015 with a Bachelor of Visual Arts. Her current practice involves primarily portraiture however she works with sculpture, drawing and embroidery. After living and exhibiting in London, UK she is currently artist in residence at Endeavour College, Adelaide.



Image: Gabi Cirocco, Me and My Doubting Selves, 90x120cm oil on board, Image by Stefan Lawrence.

Categories:Oil PaintingShort CoursesTeensTerm 1 2024
Experience Level:Teens
Content Type:Portraiture

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