Oil painting for beginners with artist Val Osborn. Number 3

Australia, 1989

Film
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In this third and final lesson Val Osborn begins by showing how to care for expensive sable brushes. The rest of the program is taken up by an exercise in painting a traditional still life of a wine jug, cheese, onions and grapes against a dark background. By changing the colour of the grapes from green to purple, Osborn demonstrates how colours are affected by their juxtaposition to other colours and tones. A different frame or background can also change the impact dramatically.

Credits

director

Leigh Kidd

co-producer

Leigh Kidd

Val Osborn

Robert Dunn

production company

Coral Coast Video

Language

English

Duration

00:43:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38273

Audience classification

G

Subject category

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting - Technique

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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