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Fundamentals of Painting

Tuesday 13 October to Thursday 15 October 2020




Tue 13 October, 9:30-13:00
Thu 15 October, 13:00-15:30


The Incubator

Fundamentals of painting Tuesday morning or Thursday afternoon for 4 weeks. This is an inspiring and productive course for all levels of experience. A fun time set in a chilled out relaxed and creative environment. Get stuck in and learn something new each week and then build on it the next week.

This course will be based on traditional painting techniques with some contemporary approaches applied to the genre. As well as covering a lot of ground, equally the focus will be on developing a solid understanding of colour theory, tonal relationships, proportion, and composition. Progressing to use these ideas to develop believable 3d forms on a 2d surface.

Damien has a Master of Fine Arts, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland; and a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Otago Polytechnic. He is passionate about art in general, with his main focus being Painting and Drawing. He has designed these courses to demystify the process behind painting and show individuals approaches to quickly start to enjoy a wonderful and enjoyable painting medium.

See his biography and works at

Tuesdays OR Thursdays for 4 weeks 13th Oct 9.30am - 12noon OR 15th Oct 1pm – 3.30pm.

For bookings or any questions contact Damien directly:

Bring Paper towels or cotton rags with you. Basic starting materials are supplied, guidance on any other purchases will be given during the course. You are more than welcome to bring your own paints and brushes. Tea and coffee are supplied, a café is a few doors down the road.