The Rocks Term Day Classes

Day classes at The Rock

Enrol for one class per week or up to 10 classes per week. It’s up to you.

When you enrol, select your desired time slot/s and class or classes. Fees are payable according to the number of classes you attend per week for the 10 week term. A class is a morning, afternoon or evening session as per below.

 

Progressive discounts available when a term’s fees are paid prior to the commencement of class/es. (Conditions apply)

Fee Schedule for a 10 Week Term:

1 class per week: $380

2 classes per week: $760 $720

3 classes per week: $1,140 $1020

4 classes per week: $1,520 $1,290

5 classes per week: $1,990 $1,490

6 classes per week: $2,280 $1,690

7 classes per week: $2,660 $1,890

8 classes per week: $3040  $2,090

10 classes per week: $3,800 $2,490

 

All terms are 10 weeks.  Term 2,  2017 – Monday, April 24th to Saturday, July 1st.

Classes are held throughout the week. See also  Evening classes

Monday to Friday 9:15am – 12:00pm class
Monday to Friday 12:45pm – 3:30pm class
Saturday 10:00am – 12:45pm class
Saturday 1:30pm – 4:15pm class

Basic Drawing and Painting (1)

Monday to Saturday

Monday to Friday: 9:15am – 12:00pm (morning class) and 12:45pm – 3:30pm (afternoon class).

Saturday: 10:00am – 12:45pm (morning class) and 1:30pm – 4:15pm (afternoon class)

 

Training coordination of hand and eye. Proportion, direction, form, structure and perspective lead to tonal still life studies in graphic media and oil paint providing the basis for tonal anatomical studies and colour analysis. Our very talented and experienced teachers will let you know when you are ready to progress from drawing to painting.

In this course, you will achieve confidence handling materials. Vermeer and Velasquez are references for those pursuing excellence and still life painting is examined in the finest detail.

Recommended for beginners – As an advanced student you work at your own level.

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Life Drawing, Life Painting and Portraiture (2)

Monday and Tuesday

Monday and Tuesday: 9:15am – 12:00pm (morning class) and 12:45pm – 3:30pm (afternoon class).

Life Class Anatomical Studies

Life Class Anatomical Studies

Life Drawing Monday and Tuesday

On Monday,  poses range from a few minutes to half day and full day. Students concentrate on their figure drawing and develop an understanding of human anatomy. As well as a systematic analysis of anatomy from the live model, students explore line and tone, in the process training their visual memory.

On Tuesday, the model holds short poses, ranging from five minutes to half an hour.

The aim, with continued attendance, is for students to gain a sound knowledge of anatomy in order to depict the figure in an expressive, dynamic  fashion.

Wednesday and Thursday

Wednesday and Thursday: 9:15am – 12:00pm (morning class) and 12:45pm – 3:30pm (afternoon class).

Individual tuition in a class environment at the student’s own pace, exploring oil painting and drawing

Models hold both short and long poses, progressing to maintaining the same pose for up to 3 to 5 weeks. Shorter poses enable students to build their skills with increased practice. On Wednesdays, there is a different pose in morning and the afternoon, .

Thursday’s classes range from concentrating on individual features to extended poses over several weeks.

Friday and Saturday

Friday: 9:15am – 12:00pm (morning class) and 12:45pm – 3:30pm (afternoon class).

Saturday: 10:00am – 12:45pm (morning class) and 1:30pm – 4:15pm (afternoon class)

 

The model holds the same pose for the 10 week term.

Students explore drawing and flesh-painting styles in oil, from laying- in to final glazing, as well as matching tones, mixing colours and paint application .

Some prior drawing experience is advisable.

Students may enroll from one class per week to 10 classes per week (full time).

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Watercolour  (3)

Wednesday

Wednesday: 9:15am – 12:00pm (morning class) and 12:45pm – 3:30pm (afternoon class).

 

Beginners learn basic handling and design, while advanced students study technique with still life, flowers the model and landscape.

Also every second Monday evening– 6 pm to 8.45 pm. See here.
Also Sunday Workshops once each term. See here.

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Sculpture / Modelling  (4)

Monday and Friday

Monday: 9:15am – 12:00pm (morning class) and 12:45pm – 3:30pm (afternoon class).

Friday: 4:00pm – 6:30pm (afternoon class) and 6:30pm – 9.15pm (evening class)

 

Create a figure or bust in the round from the live model via a sound understanding of anatomy and close observation. Creative freedom and expression is your ultimate goal.

Classes are held on Mondays during the day and Fridays 4pm and Evening

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Samuel Wade Self portrait in oils

Samuel Wade Self portrait in oils

Fundamentals of Life Drawing  (7)

Saturday

Saturday: 10:00am – 12:45pm (morning class) and 1:30pm – 4:15pm (afternoon class)

 

A  comprehensive structured course – from the basics to the advanced anatomy, using the life model right from the start.  Study the  parts independently: Beginning Life Drawing (1 term),  Essentials of Anatomy/Advanced Life Drawing (4 terms)

    • Beginning Life Drawing: Sat 10 am to 12.45pm
    • Essentials of Anatomy  : Saturday  1.30 to 4.15 pm

See also Class 2, Life Drawing and Life Painting and Portraiture, Monday and Tuesday, where the emphasis is on drawing, and Classical Life Drawing D, Wednesday Evening

Click here for Online Enrollment, or click here to download the enrollment PDF.