Elysium Art Courses

Sanciolo Art & Design Labs (the educational division of Gallery Elysium) offers aspiring and experienced artists the opportunity to be part of a unique and engaging art and design program.

Our art classes cover drawing, painting, model making, sculpture and art history and theory. Our principal teachers, Elio and Bart Sanciolo, are highly regarded painters and sculptors with a combined teaching history of some 80 years. Our classes and workshops cater for individuals seeking one on one tuition or group classes of up to 12. Classes cater for beginners and advanced students.

Our art courses are available for students in their VCE years and adults of all ages and levels of experience. Professional Development Art courses are also available for art educators on selected topics.

 

Learn to See, Draw & Paint the Human Head using TGM.

This comprehensive 24 Hour 8 Week course is suitable for artists ranging from beginner to experienced wishing to deepen their understanding of how to; See , Draw and Paint the structure of the human body with a particular focus on the head. This course is perfect for those with an interest in eventually taking up portraiture, as it lays the foundations for how to understand the relationship of planes, features and proportions of the human head.
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Modelling the Head in Low relief

Melbourne Artist and Sculptor Bart Sanciolo will guide participants through the processes involved in creating casteLow-relief Scuptures.
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Painting the Human Body from Life

This 10 Week Course was explicitly designed for those with an interest in widening their observational drawing and painting skills, as well as developing knowledge of human anatomy and a range oil painting techniques. Part 1. Drawing the human figure from direct observation. Weeks 1 -to 5 (With Model for 2 Hours)
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Capturing the Human Figure for a Painting

This 10 week program takes participants through developing drawing of the human figure later to be used as the basis for acrylic painting inspired by the Human Form. Areas that will be covered in the course include: - developing knowledge of the Human figure by direct observation of the Model - application of a variety of drawing Media and techniques to communicate an understanding of the Human form - Acrylic painting techniques that can be used to visually interpret the Human Form
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Discovering Drypoint Printmaking

This program is designed to introduce participants to the art of Drypoint Printmaking. The sessions will cover: - Preparation and inking of plate, cleaning and buffing, preparing and using paper and printing press - Using a range of tools and materials to create indentations and textures for printmaking. - Multi-media and Experimentation approaches in printmaking
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Watercolour Landscapes- Maximum 8 Participants

This workshop takes beginners through basic watercolour techniques and processes including Wet on Wet and Wet on Dry watercolour techniques, Compositional devices and Multi Media adaptations of Watercolour. https://www.trybooking.com/BOADH
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A5 size Low Relief Sculpture Workshop

An introduction to Low Relief Sculpture for beginners to advanced students 4 x 2hr Sessions covering: Developing a Design for development into a Bas-Relief Understanding basic aspects and attributed of low relief Modelling techniques Mould making using Silicone RTV Casting into Plastico™ Surface Finishing techniques Note: The Silicone RTV mould can be used several times to make several identical copies of the Bas-Relief.
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Elysium Art Lovers Art Appreciation, History and Discussion Programs 2021

Ever wanted to study art history but have never had the time or opportunity to learn? Or maybe you just want to get together with other like-minded art lovers and enjoy a glass of wine or juice and something to nibble on, while talking about art and culture. If that sounds like you, then join Gallery Elysium’s Art Lovers Group and sign up to our Art Appreciation, History & Discussion programs for 2021. Become a member of ‘Elysium Art Lovers’ and automatically receive a 5% discount on all future Art History and Practical Art tuition programs held at Gallery held throughout the year as well as discounts on selected art tours and Artworks on exhibition. Signing up to any of our Art History & Discussion Programs automatically entitles you to membership of Elysium Art Lovers as well as discounts on a range of other Art History and Art Tuition programs offered by Gallery Elysium throughout the year.
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