Practical Colour Theory with Still Life : Oil Painting : Chris Horder

Pigment Lab

This one day intensive course is a powerful practical introduction to unlocking the secrets of colour and painting with a limited pallet. The exciting world of colour is put at your fingertips with this course. It is a wonderful exploration of the limited pallet. The science of colour is introduced in a meaningful, simple, practical way which will change the way you look at nature and art forever.

This class is suitable for beginners and those looking to further explore their understanding and interest in painting.


What You Will Learn:

 - Learn to see and mix colour and tone

 - Using the building blocks of form, tone, colour and structure and learn to construct paintings from thumbnail sketches to finished paintings using the tradition of Notans to build strong compositions

 - Learn the history of art in a practical way, learning from the masters and how they influenced modern day painting

 - Learn how to access the vibrant world of art on offer in your own city

 - Learn how to mix any colour using red, blue and yellow


What You Get: 

 - Tuition under an experienced professional practicing artist with over 15 years teaching experience

 - Small class size to enduer individual attention

 - The confidence to develop your own practice to build a portfolio or just enrich your experience of painting


Christopher Horder has been painting for over 20 years. Graduating with Honours in Painting from the National Art School. He has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows nationally and internationally. Chris has over 10 years teaching experience and brings with him a dynamic teaching style which makes his classes very enjoyable and always different. Chris has been a finalist in the Brett Whitley Travelling Arts Scholarship The Dobell Drawing prize, and winner of the Mosman Emerging Artist Award. He is currently working on a body of work for his 2nd solo show at Nanda\Hobbs  

Type: Workshops