Dream of being an artist? Want to connect with your inner creative self? Or just want to have fun painting?  Join David Giles for his next 8 week course in abstract painting base on his book "Painting as a Spiritual Practice" or join his 8 week Informal Coaching Group, suitable for those with some painting experience. 

“I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed myself. It has been an extremely supportive and nurturing experience, creatively and in regards to my well-being.” Shirley, High School Art Teacher

Term 2 2021 Starts 30 April/1/2 May
 
Abstract painting in acrylics - Painting as a Spiritual Practice
 
Based on my book by the same name this course will explore three different techniques of abstract painting and enable you to develop your unique individual style of painting. A style that reflects who you are.  Weeks 1 and 2 we will explore blended colour fields. Weeks 3 and 4 we will explore lyrical repetitive mark making. Weeks 5 and 6 we will explore gestural expressive mark making, The last two weeks will be an opportunity to develop your own style. 

SESSION TIMES: 10-1  Fridays or 10-1 Saturdays or 1.30-4.30 Saturdays. You choose which session to attend each week.

VENUE: Studio Eleven 11,Captains Lane, Fremantle or on Zoom.
DATES: 30 April/1 May - 25/26 June (No classes 28/29 May- Mid term break.)
COST: $320  Early bird price $280 pay by 28 March. 

MATERIALSYou will need to bring acrylic paints, Matisse or Atelier brand recommended, white, red blue, yellow and a few other colours you like. You will also need a canvas to paint on. I recommend 80 x 60 cm or larger but you can use any size that suits you. We have canvases for sale at Studio 11.

BOOKING: David Giles 0416079204 or davidgilesartist@hotmail.com

  • Unique opportunities to work with multi award winning artist David Giles

  • Turn your artistic dreams into reality

  • Opportunities to exhibit 

  • Suitable for all levels including complete beginner.

Informal Coaching Group 

This program is suitable for those with some painting experience who wish to develop a career as an artist. Each session I will share whatever is happening for me that week. Could be entering art awards, could be creating a new catalogue or writing a new artists statement, could be trying to finish particular paintings, could be thinking about how to start a new body of work. This program is a unique opportunity to stand alongside a long time professional artist and gain insights, knowledge, skills and opportunities to develop your artistic journey. There will be a strong focus on reviewing work as well as painting during the sessions. Participants of this course will be encouraged to exhibit either through the David Giles Art Gallery or Studio 11 Art Gallery (Fees apply). Coaching and support for exhibition planning will be incorporated into the coaching sessions for those taking up exhibition opportunities. 

SESSION TIMES: 10-1 or 1.30-4.30 Sundays. You choose which session to attend each week.

VENUE: Studio Eleven 11,Captains Lane, Fremantle or on Zoom.

DATES: 2 May  - 27 June (No class 30 May - Mid term break). 

COST: $320  Early bird price $280 pay by 28 March. 

BOOKING: David Giles 0416079204 or davidgilesartist@hotmail.com

  • Unique opportunities to work with multi award winning artist David Giles

  • Turn your artistic dreams into reality

  • Opportunities to exhibit 

Term 1 2021 Starts 29/30/31 January 2021

Abstract painting in acrylics

SESSION TIMES: 10-1  Fridays or 10-1 Saturdays or 1.30-4.30 Saturdays or1.30-4.30 Sundays. You choose which session to attend each week. Each week we will look at a different artist or technique including Ad Reinhardt (wk1), Howard Hodgkin (What's in a name)(wk2), Jean Charles Millepied (wk3), Wendy McWilliams (wk4), Charlotte Foust (wk5), David Giles blended colour fields (wk6) and David Giles gestural expressive mark making(wK7), The last week will be an opportunity to try your own style. 

VENUE: Studio Eleven 11,Captains Lane, Fremantle or on Zoom.
DATES: 30 April - 27 June (No class 30 May - Mid term break.)
COST: $320  Early bird price $280 pay by 28 March 

MATERIALSYou will need to bring acrylic paints, Matisse or Atelier brand recommended, white, red blue, yellow and a few other colours you like. You will also need a canvas to paint on. I recommend 80 x 60 cm or larger but you can use any size that suits you. We have canvases for sale at Studio 11.

Professional Development Program

SESSION TIMES: 1.30-4.30 Fridays

This program is for those who wish to develop a career as an artist. How to develop a signature style, how to promote yourself and how to develop a business plan will be amongst the topics covered. There will be a strong focus on reviewing works by participants rather than actually painting in the sessions. 

VENUE FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM: Studio Eleven 11,Captains Lane, Fremantle or on Zoom.

DATES: 29 January - 26 March (No classes 26 Feb - Mid term break. 

COST: $320  Early bird price $280 pay by 18 January. 

Contact David Giles 0416079204 to book

 

David Giles is a multi award winning artist with 20 art awards and more than 40 solo exhibitions to his name. He has featured in numerous books and art magazines and on an ABC documentary about his art career. His classes are about using art as a tool for personal exploration and growth. He is passionate about the importance of creativity and imagination in creating a better world. 

Full payment of fees is required to book your place. Fees are not refundable Payments please to bsb 036306 account david giles 532506.

To book your place contact David Giles 0416079204 or davidgilesartist@hotmail.com

The Freedom School is a friendly and supportive group where people can enjoy art making in the company of like-minded people. With a focus on self-expression, The Freedom School Painting Program encourages participants to be experimental and trust their intuition and inner guidance in the process of art making. Many graduates of the Program have gone on to become multi-award winning artists with some exhibiting through Giles’ two galleries. Programs are open to anyone interested in exploring painting as a process of self-expression and self-discovery.

David Giles Art Gallery 49B High St Fremantle

Currently Open 11-4 Seven Days

David Giles 0416079204

Studio Eleven Art Gallery 11 Captains Lane Fremantle

Open 11-4 Thursdays -Sundays 

 

 

 

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