Saturday School at Kunsthalle Helsinki:
Marjatta Hanhijoki’s watercolour class inspired by Johannes Itten’s colour theory
Advanced level, Saturdays 4.–25.3.2023 at 11–15
The artist Marjatta Hanhijoki will lead an advanced level class on watercolour painting, diving into colours and other elements of painting with an exciting and professional touch.
Each day begins with a basic painting task, and continues with an applied task. At the end of the day there is always a shared showcase of the day’s creations. Johannes Itten’s renowned book “The Art of Color” is used as the course textbook.
The course includes a guided tour of Kunsthalle Helsinki’s ongoing exhibition.The last class will take place at 11–16 at the teacher’s own studio in the artist residence Lallukka in Helsinki.
Artist Marjatta Hanhijoki is the instructor and mentor of the course. Marjatta is a master in drawing, painting, and graphic art – as well as a beloved teacher. Kunsthalle Helsinki’s exhibition Visibly So, held last winter, presented a broad and diverse overview of Hanhijoki’s prolific career.
The course is for aimed for those who have participated to Marjatta Hanhijoki’s watercolourclass (introductory level).
Four-week module with a total of 17 h