Desire III | Archival Print
Jocelyn Gregson is a prominent WA artist who has had a long relationship with Fremantle Arts Centre through the collection and exhibition program and importantly as one of the central figures in the learning program as a drawing and painting tutor. Jocelyn’s main interest for many years has been still life and the local Fremantle landscape. Exhibitions include solo and group shows at Galerie Düsseldorf, Fremantle Arts Centre, Rex-Livingston (NSW), Mundaring Arts Centre and Macquarie Gallery (NSW). In 2006 she was awarded a Mid-Career fellowship from the Department of Culture and
the Arts. She holds a BA, and two graduate diplomas in the fine arts and her sensitive landscapes and sophisticated botanical work have been collected by Bankwest, Curtin University and Galerie Düsseldorf and various other public and private collections.
Image courtesy of Galerie Düsseldorf.
A great course for students who already have a solid knowledge of painting with acrylics and would like to extend their practice. The term starts with a creative painting exercise which can then be used to inspire a new project or extend an existing project. A supportive mentoring environment for those who would like to push their skills, ideas and knowledge further and learn new ways of working. Come with a project in mind or wait and see where the class takes you.
This class is great for students who have some painting experience and would like to improve their confidence and skills while developing their own style. With plenty of tutor guidance and exercises to get you started each week, come with an open mind and experiment with different ways of painting.
Discover the art of painting with acrylics. Learn about brushes, mediums, basic colour theory and how to mix colour as you observe it. Starting with the simplest of objects, learn how to create depth and form, gaining confidence to tackle more complex compositions and eventually abstract paintings.
In this weekend workshop find your way into abstraction. Learn some simplified techniques of how to move to an abstract way of working, be given a starting point to work from and see where the paint takes you. As a reference explore works by famous artists from Piet Mondrian to Jackson Pollock to understand more about abstraction. This weekend workshop will build your confidence in painting and introduce you to a different way of working. A great class for those that want to experiment and delve into a new way of working.
A great start for those wanting to try their hand at landscape painting, this class is filled with helpful exercises and demonstrations. Beginning with a general landscape, look at composition, colour and light. Discover how to create atmosphere in your paintings using colour and tone. Learn how to paint clouds, sky, grass, trees, the ocean and everything in between.