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Monday Fundamentals Rick Cochrane – A 10-week course starting 18 July 2022


Course Monday Fundamentals
Date Monday 18 July – Monday 19 September 2022 (Term 3 – 10 weeks)
Time Monday evenings | 6.30pm-8.30pm (2hrs x 10 = 20 hrs)
Location CAW Studio B, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith ACT
Convenor Rick Cochrane
Fee $312.00: CAW Member |ASOC Coupon 

$390.00: Non-Member

Includes: some materials (see list) plus tea/coffee/biscuits

Notes 12 (plus tutor and /or model)


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Working on their own projects, students  will progress through a series of skills development exercises, learning to apply their newly acquired understanding of these processes.  

The program, using acrylic and oil paints, will include:

  • colour mixing
  • use of brushes, pallets, media and substrates
  • understanding light and tone
  • using warm and cool colours, dark and light tones
  • composition and painting in layers
  • underpainting using a grisaille and glazing
  • understanding focus, tonal shapes, negative spaces and convergence

About the tutor

As a practising artist Rick is passionate about teaching others the skill sets required to empower creativity. He was part of the Canberra Art Workshop management team from 2006-2021 and also runs a life drawing art group every Wednesday evening. Primarily an oil painter, he is also a skilled printmaker.

Skill level

Intermediate (students from previous terms are encouraged to continue)


Oil & Acrylic

Materials list

A suggested materials list will be supplied in accordance with the direction each participant wishes to take. There will be a number of recommended items. This will be supplied on the first night of each new term.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

Cancellation/Refund policy can be found HERE