Courses: Studio Courses

Spillane Studio of Fine Arts offers courses in a variety of art disciplines. The following is a list of courses presently available at the studio, including a brief outline and course code.

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This is an intensive drawing course combining studies in visual observation techniques with a variety of drawing materials and mediums (including graphite, charcoal, pen & ink and conte).

Drawing Techniques

This is an intensive drawing course combining studies in visual observation techniques with a variety of drawing materials and mediums (including graphite, charcoal, pen & ink and conte).

This course is designed for experienced artists working in a master class environment.

Oil Painting Master Class

This course is designed for experienced artists working in a master class environment.

This course is designed for both students with no oil painting experience and those with experience. Level one students will be encouraged to participate in step-by-step projects (such as a still life and landscape painting), whilst more advanced students can work on their own chosen subjects.

Oil Painting

This course is designed for both students with no oil painting experience and those with experience. Level one students will be encouraged to participate in step-by-step projects (such as a still life and landscape painting), whilst more advanced students can work on their own chosen subjects.

The course will introduce students to the history of botanical art and provide a solid foundation for serious study in botanical drawing and painting techniques.

Botanical Drawing and Painting

The course will introduce students to the history of botanical art and provide a solid foundation for serious study in botanical drawing and painting techniques.

Throughout the course students will complete a series of projects using traditional watercolour practices, such as drybrush and wet-into-wet painting, glazing, masking, sponging and laying down washes.

Watercolour Techniques

Throughout the course students will complete a series of projects using traditional watercolour practices, such as drybrush and wet-into-wet painting, glazing, masking, sponging and laying down washes.