Questions & Answers

What experience do I need to have to do this course?

Complete beginners are welcome. The workshops are good for beginners and intermediate painters. Often attendees have never painted before. This is not a problem, as the courses are guided.

What do I need in terms of computer equipment?

At absolute minimum, a fairly up to date mobile phone. Ideally a desktop or laptop computer with functioning mic, camera, good screen and decent internet connection. There are also some requirements for printing We use email, Zoom (a video conferencing software), and a private Facebook group.

What if I missed the first or second Zoom group class?

The group class are archived as video’s on Zoom so you may catch up this way

What do I need for the class?

You will be provided with specifics on enrollment, but involve everything needed for basic mischtechnik or for mischtechnik variations. A panel or canvas, a set of paint and brushes, and some mediums are required.

What level of interaction and personal consultation do I have with the teacher?

During every Zoom meetup, the next steps ahead in the instruction are explained. Then its up to you to move forward. Inbetween, you may make appointments with the teacher. An ongoing, personal conversation through which mentorship can occur is at the heart of the course, by which you may ask the questions and bring attention to the areas of learning as you progress.

How long is the course?

The basic course is approximately 6 weeks, however it daisychains into more advanced study, so you may continue your progress with the curriculum.

How do I find out more about learning outcomes and what is taught?

Study the Students gallery & Testimonials page to get an idea >

Is everyone making the same pictures and workng from same references or is the work more personal and fine grain?

The first practices and exercises for the first week (or two, depending on students progress) may be from provided references OR the student will aquire guidance as to how to source suitable reference material for the exercise. The main part of the course will however be about developing ones own personal composition and vision. However, some students dedicate to a longer learning journey and set their own pace and choose to focus on premilinaries and warm-ups thoroughly before advancing to invidual unique works of art.

What time zone do courses occur in ?

This is determined by the average best solution for students. In most cases the Zoom class will be late afternoon Pacific Standard Time.