Term 3 – Expressive Landscape Painting (Wed 6.00pm)

Term 3 – Expressive Landscape Painting (Wed 6.00pm)

$345.00 inc. GST

Lecturer: Daniel Connell

Wed 26 Jul – Wed 30 Aug  6.00pm – 9.00pm 

Level – Beginners to Advanced

This course is designed for those who want to create paintings in the tradition of landscape, experimenting with various techniques and finding a unique expressive voice of their own. Designed for beginners to advanced. Students will look at other artists who have painted landscapes in a broadly expressive way and discuss the significance of representing space and relationship to space. Students will be encouraged to paint large scale and multiple works.

Materials required:
2 x oil sheet paper (as large as possible – around A1 size).

*2-3 student quality stretched canvas or primed mdf board (buy at hardware at least 5mm thick and prime at home using matte ceiling white paint.)
Daniel suggests that students consider a large scale – at least one dimension being 100 cm at least.

Acrylic paint (student quality is sufficient) – Alizarin, Warm red, Ultramarine blue, Pthalo blue, Lemon yellow, Warm yellow, and White (large tube).
Additional Suggested colours – Turquoise, Orange or vermillion, Magenta and Lilac.

Brushes – An assortment of brushes. Suggestions are at least 2-3 high quality synthetic bristle brushes. Daniel suggests ‘brights’ ( square shaped bristles, sizes around 4,8,12).

Cheaper larger brushes – 3 inches and larger are handy.

Natural Charcoal 3-4 sticks any size. Cotton rags. A palette – any water repellent portable flat surface. Jars/containers for water.

Oil paints may be used in addition to acrylic – (on top of ) but only with non toxic solvent.

*Suggestion – discuss the sizes of your stretched canvas/mdf board with Daniel in the first class before purchasing these. 

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


Daniel Connell was awarded a PhD from the University of South Australia in 2020. His research explores portraiture as a socially engaged practice. His work has been selected for the Lester Prize, the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Fleurieu Art Prize and the Kochi Muziris Biennale of Contemporary Art in India. He has worked on public art projects both nationally and in Birmingham, Vancouver and throughout India. Daniel has delivered a TEDX talk ‘How art teaches you to approach the unfamiliar” in Ubud in May 2018.
Website: danielconnellartist.com
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Connell
TEDX: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGLUkHJrgekn

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