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

New Venue for LifeArt Studio

From January 2017, Lifeart studio and gallery has officially moved to the Meerendal Wine Estate. We are situated in a 300 year old chapel with beautiful views out on the vines and the estate. The Chapel is authentic and rustic, still having to be mai...

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Please like and share!
20 Feb

Please like and share!

Please Like, Share, Comment, Like Again, Post, And Don’t Forget To Comment Facebook, along with the rest of the Internet, is having a profound impact on marketing and sharing information. LifeART Studio is n...
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Get More out of Workshops by Following these Three Rules
13 Feb

Get More out of Workshops by Following these Three Rules

For those of you who want to join our exclusive Ann Gadd Art Blocks and Breakthrough Workshop on 8 April, at the Meerendal Chapel Gallery, here is three basic rules to get more out of your workshop. Read mor...
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Meerendal Art Gallery and Tasting Room
8 Feb

Meerendal Art Gallery and Tasting Room

Welcome to our new Art Gallery at the Meerendal Wine Estate! Experience of sip on premium wine as you soak in swirls of texture and colour! #artgallery #meerendalwineestate #artwalls The newly opened Meerend...
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Books and publications

Traditional drawing is certainly way harder than digital and it is true that people are able to progress much faster digitally, but one shou...
Techniques on Traditional Drawing
Cool yellows are those that have a green bias. Cool yellows are those that have a green bias. It is useful to have one cool and one warm ye...
Why is lemon yellow a ‘cold yellow’? (article by Mitch Albala)
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
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
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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