Step 1…Paint like a master. Learn to draw and paint exactly what you see. Become confident with using your pencil, brush and paint. Know which brush to use.



Step 2…Advanced Oil and Acrylic Painting Techniques, from Impasto to Palette knife and more!



Step 3…Learn about different styles of painting, from Realism to Impressionism and Expressionism, Abstracts to Mono prints and more!



step 4…Join our exciting Alla Prima outdoor workshops or spend time in a five star hotel doing a specialized 2 day workshop



ART Workshop in Franschoek 19 – 21 August

Take part in 2 days of creativity and fun in one of South Africa's most scenic locations. The art workshops is suitable for artists wanting to improve on and expand their artistic skills; or anyone interested in a ‘refresher’ course, in fact, anyone ...

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Colors that dance together, Ultramarine Blue and Burnt Sienna
17 Aug

Colors that dance together, Ultramarine Blue and Burnt Sienna

Earth's only Natural harmonies It is simply not true that restricting the palette to earth colours only makes for dull brown paintings. • Yellow Ochre • Terra Cotta • Red Ochre • Raw and Burnt Sienna ...
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Color makes a design come alive.
17 Aug

Color makes a design come alive.

It can attract attention, set a mood, and even influence our emotions and perceptions.But sometimes it can be hard to know where to start when choosing a color palette for your design project. According to col...
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Glossary of painting descriptions (like chiaroscuro) and their meanings
25 Jul

Glossary of painting descriptions (like chiaroscuro) and their meanings

Glossary alabaster - A fine-grained, slightly translucent stone with a smooth milk-white surface.   buon fresco - Sometimes called "true fresco." A painting technique in which pigment suspended in water is...
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Books and publications

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Earth's only Natural harmonies It is simply not true that restricting the palette to earth colours only makes for dull brown paintings. ...
Colors that dance together, Ultramarine Blue and Burnt Sienna
www.LifeARTschool.co.za - Leonie.e.Brown ARTist / www.lifeart.co.za /Art classes for adults, Cape Town /Art Workshops
In Western painting, the use of thick, expressive brushstrokes emerged largely in the late-19th and early-20th centuries; the tendency is vi...
What’s up in the Wednesday class…The Search for Expressive Brushwork
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Bistre, Grisaille and Verdachio are all classic methods used by the old master to get three dimensional realistic paintings. This is a ste...
How to paint accurately and get three dimensional values using dark and light
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Four ways to begin a portrait... Four ways to begin a portrait... <br />
How to draw what you see Art Workshop – day 3
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Three day drawing workshop on how to draw and observe accurately. Amazing results after only 2 hours!   How do we learn to see? T...
How to draw what you see drawing workshop

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Leonie.e.Brown
email: leonie@lifeart.co.za
contact: 082 4498475

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