Come learn about painting in a variety of mediums and different subject matters with our traditional art mentor. Each week we will cover a different subject matter, technique, or medium to help expand your painting abilities, or to explore a new avenue for your art to grow. The painting classes will cover both theory and practical application of technique and is taught by Melanie FerDon, whose work is exhibited in private and corporate collections in the USA, Europe, and New Zealand. With over 30 years of production experience and 13 years of teaching both BFA and MFA students, she has the experience in drawing out the best in her students. Sign up for updates with the subject line of Painting and the class topic for the coming week will be emailed to you. Classes are $50 but may require materials for that particular class. Costs for materials will be listed in the email updates for the coming classes.
Melanie FerDon brings 6 years of tertiary education (BFA and MFA 1st class honours), 13 years of Art and Design tertiary teaching (Practical and Theoretical), and over 30 years of Art production and marketing experience to Skilltree. Melanie is a traditional oil painter, sculptor, photographer, video artist, digital artist, illustrator of children's books, and is part of private and corporate collections in New Zealand and Overseas (USA and Europe). She has also presented papers and artwork in New Zealand and Overseas concerning theoretical ideas within contemporary art. Melanie is passionate about ensuring that everyone realizes their creative potential, as this is the foundation of all personal or professional achievements in life.
COST $50 (inc GST) per session
SEATING LIMITED TO 20 STUDENTS (ALL MATERIALS & TOOLS PROVIDED)
SkillTree NZ Lab, Hamilton City