Only 2 spaces left! Book now for the Art Blocks and Breakthrough workshop with Ann Gadd at Meerendal Chapel Gallery 8 April 2017

Only 2 spaces left for the amazing Ann Gadd workshop. This is not just a workshop in technique. This workshop will help you to break through your creative blocks. Book now Join us with the amazing and prolific artist,  Ann Gadd on Saturday the 8 April 2017 from 9am to 5 pm at the Meerendal Wine Estate. [powr-countdown-timer id=1252cc3d_1486543961652] Liberate yoursel...
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Techniques on Traditional Drawing

Traditional drawing is certainly way harder than digital and it is true that people are able to progress much faster digitally, but one should learn the traditional type of drawing and painting before starting digital drawing, since it often lays out the foundation for screen design. This article contains a mixture of traditional drawing tutorials, drawing techniques and some ...
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Why is lemon yellow a ‘cold yellow’? (article by Mitch Albala) http://blog.mitchalbala.com/expanded-primaries-palette/

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 yellow in a split primary palette. When mixing with other colours, a cool yellow will make pure bright greens when mixed with a cool (greenish) blue, mid greens when mixed with a warm (purple) blue, neutral oranges when mixed with a cool (pur...
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Whats up in the wednesday class with Abstracts and Bicycles?

Abstract Art may seem outrageously free, but in actual fact, it always has a firm rationale. What can hold everything together? A composition, what we can call a formal foundation. Some types of composition include an overall design (be careful here as this design can get repetitious and visually boring) a radial design (everything radiates from the center) a grid i...
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