Fundamentals Plus

Please contact the Convenor with any questions about this group.

Tuesday evenings

Mentor: Hugo Toro
0423 390 377
Model fees apply


Tutored course

1 + 14 =

Term 1 Charcoal
Starts 5 February 2019
Term 2 Watercolour
Starts 30 April 2019
Term 3 Acrylics
Starts 23 July 2018
Term 4 Oil
Starts 15 October 2019


The program is offered in 2019 on Tuesday nights for 8 weeks per term. Each term the program will vary themes and art media so as to provide participants with a wide range of experiences throughout the year.
Fundamentals Plus offers a great opportunity to expand their skills by undertaking art projects in a mentored environment. As mentor, Hugo Toro, aims to generate a positive learning experience beyond the basics and to build confidence.

Key feature

The main focus of this group is to cater for 10 participants who are seeking to develop their art skills. The program:
  • Is a mentored CAW workgroup focusing on developing art skills
  • Allows participants time to progress an art project of their own over several weeks
  • Encourages participants to gather their own tools and materials.

Program Overview

Typically the program will look like this:
Week 1 – Getting started
Materials shopping list
Planning the art project with your tutor
Week 2 & 3 – Making progress
Preparing a good draft
Discussing progress and learning from others in the group
Week 4 and 5 – Developing a final draft
Checking perspective, tone and colour
Introducing detail
Week 6 – Achieving a good result
Working confidently and knowing when to stop
Applying final touches
Week 7 – Finishing the project
Finish a competent piece of work
Take away newly acquired skills
Hugo will be working alongside you discussing and demonstrating all aspects of the work. He will explain and demonstrate fundamentals and techniques as you work through the challenges of your own work.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

If you find you are no longer able to attend:
Please advise [email protected] ASAP so we can notify the next in line.
Please include your name and the name of the workshop/event.
Refunds will be given at CAW’s discretion, if:
The participant withdraws from the event or workshop at least 14 days prior to commencement.
The place can be filled by someone on the waiting list.
The workshop is cancelled by CAW.

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