05 Realism to abstract – painting using new technology with Peter Day

Merge time honoured traditional art practices and new technologies. By abstracting and simplifying your subject matter, with the aid of Photoshop, expand your painting practice. Over the week Peter will teach you how to utilise computer aided composition to produce your own abstract painting, learning Photoshop skills, design transfer methods, spectral colour theory and paint manipulation techniques. 
Peter Day has had over 30 solo exhibitions and more than 200 public art commissions, with work held in many collections nationally and internationally. A Churchill Fellow, Peter has taught in most universities in NSW and has extensive technical knowledge in paint manipulation and colour theory. He has been developing the merging of traditional art practices and digital technologies in portraiture and landscape painting. 
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Level: All* | Cost: $710 + $25 materials | *Some basic painting experience


Course Coordinator:

Peter Day

Artistic Director of the Peter Day Environmental Art+Design (EA+D)

Peter has made a special study of Keim Mineral Silicate (dry fresco) paint technology, which will last many decades in extreme weather conditions. He uses this technology in both his public and private art. Peter’s paintings capitalise on the soft velvety matt surface and earthy colour scheme characteristic of the inorganic pigments and the potassium silicate binder.

Course Level: Beginner
Course Fee (Adult): $710
Course Fee (Child): $
Course Material Fee: $25
Course Date/s:03-Jan-2018 07-Jan-2018
Current Capacity: Open


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