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Monday Fundamentals Rick Cochrane – A 9-week course starting 2 May 2022


Course Monday Fundamentals
Date Monday 2 May – 27 June 2022 (Term 1 – 9 weeks)
NB: excluding public holidays 30 May & 13 Jun;
plus Saturdays 28 May & 11 Jun (1-3pm)
Time Monday evenings | 6.30pm-8.30pm (2hrs x 9 = 18 hrs)
Location CAW Studio B, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith ACT
Convenor Rick Cochrane
Fee $312.00: CAW Member | $390.00: Non-Member
Notes Maximum 12 students per class


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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 will include:

  • colour mixing
  • uses of brushes, pallets, media and substrates
  • understanding light and tone
  • using warm and cool colours, dark and light tones
  • making acrylic work like oil
  • composition and painting in layers
  • underpainting using a grisaille and glazing
  • understanding focus, tonal shapes, negative spaces and convergence
  • creating a small marquette from clay using a model.

Additional information


Monday Fundamentals Rick Cochrane – A 9-week course starting 2 May 2022

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 has also run a life drawing art group every Wednesday evening. Primarily an oil painter, he is also a skilled printmaker.

Skill level

Beginner – intermediate


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 common recommended items. This will be supplied on the first night of each new term.