Absolute Beginner Painting (Level 1)

When: Tuesdays, 25 April - 27 June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Where: Studio within the Commonwealth Growth Centre, MAMA.

Price: $190 ($171 moMAMA / Concession), $150 materials package (optional)

Listen to that creative urge that's been bugging you all year!

In this fantastic beginner course you will learn the foundations of painting, including different paint mediums, choosing your painting surface, and the different ways of applying and working with paint.

Led by artist MariJana van Zanten, this class will take you step by step through the planning, preparation, execution, and finishing of your work. Expand your technical knowledge and skill and gain confidence in your creativity.

*Please note: Tuesday classes will start on 25 April, ANZAC Day. This enables us to run 10 sessions within the term schedule.

Materials Package

Bring your own materials, or purchase a MAMA materials package assembled especially for this course. Materials packages are available online or over the counter at shopMAMA until Monday 10 April.

MAMA Materials Package Includes:

  • 1 x tube of the following colours;
    • Lamp black.
    • Titanium white.
    • Cadmium red.
    • Cadmium yellow deep.
    • Burnt Sienna.
    • Ultramarine Blue.
  • 3 x filbert medium grade oil brushes (size 8 and size 4)
  • 1 canvas board (10” x 14”) for each of the ten lessons
  • 100ml of refined linseed oil
  • 100ml of odourless solvent
  • Cost: $150

Please contact us if this class time is booked out and we will put your name on a waiting list for another session.

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Meet the Tutor: MariJana van Zanten

MariJana van Zanten (Southern) was born in Balranald NSW. She studied Fine Arts and Performing Art at Deakin University Geelong. MariJana then spent 25 years residing in the remote North Eastern Victorian community of Walwa and her art life consisted of portraiture, life drawing and landscapes. The first major retrospective of her work was held in Albury/Wodonga in 2013. An exhibition in 2014 followed and her latest show was in Feb 2016. She now resides in Albury NSW. To read more and see examples of MariJana's work visit vanzantenart.com.au.