Leonie’s amazing rule of 2/3 + 1/3 + a little bit. Good design helps make the leap from average to art. There should always be a dominant value. Either dark, middle or light. One of the basic ruleRead More
FAQ Most frequent questions and answers when can I start? You can start at any time of the year. How many classes a week? As many as you would like.Most people
Services Painting Classes “Every artist was first an amateur”Ralph Waldo Emerson Teacher Leonie.e.Brown is a full time professional artist and Teacher. She is the own
All About Us LifeArt Studio and School strive to contribute to the creation of great works of art and pottery. To provide the highest standard of education to students wishing to become profession
Bistre, Grisaille and Verdaccio are all techniques that were used by the Old Masters like Titian, Rembrandt, Caravaggio and other to create a traditional underpainting. What is Under Painting UnRead More
The monochromatic painting technique (called Grisaille), was done entirely in shades of grey, not unlike a black and white photograph. Grisaille is a type of underpainting, upon which layersRead More
Online Art Courses
Online Art Courses But, I cant get to a class!Start painting right now with your own personal online e-course with support from your own personal tutor will help you improve your skills, boost your creativity, and teach you to become a better artist. Learn at your own pace with the help of experienced artist, Leonie.e.Brown Start Painting
Do I really need to know how to draw? If you were to attend a university, you would spend a year or two learning to draw before you touched paint. Learning to draw correctly is part of teaching your eye and your hand to work together. How often have you wanted to draw something and then it looks totally different.
Art Techniques for Dummies
Important questions you can ask before you start painting is: Is it dark or light? (Chiaroscuro) Is it hot or cold? Am I using the 7 principles of good art in my painting?
How to be good with Colour
Colours that are opposite each other on the colour wheel are considered to be complementary colours (for example: red and green). The high contrast of complementary colors creates a vibrant look, especially when used at full saturation. This color scheme must be managed well so it is not jarring.
Portrait Painting for Dummies
Why do artists paint naked women? How come they always paint naked women and not men? Whenever they paint a man, they cover their crotch with a sheet or something but when they paint a women, they paint everything? I know it’s not always like this but for the most part it seems to be the way to go. What’s up with that?
Abstract Art Tips for Dummies
Abstract art doesn’t have to be so unclear. There is a way to “read” an abstract painting, just as there is to understand and interpret a more realistic painting. ( noun ) – Abstract art can be a painting or sculpture (including assemblage ) that does not depict a person, place or thing in the natural world — even in an extremely distorted or exaggerated way.
Owners, Artist, Art TeacherLeonie has a Honours degree in Fine Arts, and diploma in Teaching. She has been teaching for years and is also a multiple award winning local and international artist.
Teacher, PotterMarzanne Steyn has a BSc Honours Degree in Agriculture. Pottery and sharing her knowledge is her first love
- Pottery Class March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am – 12:30 pm 1st Durbanville Scout Group, De Villiers Dr, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7550, South Africa All About Pottery!Join the pottery class for therapeutic weekly morning or evening sessions. Play with clay and explore your creativity, while learning a craft and meeting new fellow potters. Immerse your soul into the sensual softness of the clay.No previous experience necessary.Contact DetailsMarzanne 079 701 firstname.lastname@example.org
- MONDAY ART CLASS March 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1st Durbanville Scout Group, De Villiers Dr, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7550, South Africa All About Painting!Designed for the true beginner, as well as advanced artists that want to refine their skills, these affordable 4-week classes are will introduce you to all the knowledge you need to become a great artist. Learn about the basic tools and techniques of Acrylics and Oils alongside other first-time artists. Whet your appetite,…