Oil painting for beginners with artist Val Osborn. Number 3

Australia, 1989

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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.

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Credits

co-producer

Leigh Kidd

Robert Dunn

Val Osborn

director

Leigh Kidd

production company

Coral Coast Video

Duration

00:43:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303530

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject category

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting - Technique

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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