Benefits of the Inglis Art Method

What are are the benefits of learning the structured, repertoire based Inglis Art Method?

It's fun!

Movement literacy enables emotional expression and communication!
Movement literacy enables emotional expression and communication!

The method draws on a wide variety of disciplines, including dance, music performance and learning, psychology, meditation, martial arts, time and motion study... and more.

Complex activities such as art, music and dance contain a hierarchy of skills.
Complex activities such as art, music and dance contain a hierarchy of skills.

By completing paintings with my method you will be systematically developing all of these capabilities:

  • Literacy in the language of visual communication
  • Thinking abstractly
  • Creativity via Process
  • Achieving Focus
  • Entering the Flow State
  • Creative Visualisation
  • Abstract thinking
  • Right Brain mode (Switching in and out)
  • Relaxation
  • Coordination
  • Proprioceptive Perception (where is your body?)
  • Kineasthetic Perception (where are you moving?)
  • Synaesthetic Perception (sound and colour)

Count 'em!
Count 'em!

Here are just some of the technical art skills you will practice in these sessions:

  • Sketching
  • Brush Techniques
  • Colour Mixing
  • Painting like a master
  • Understanding visual language

Learn to see in 6 dimensions!
Learn to see in 6 dimensions!

Monet: Water Lilies 1906, no.3

Monet's Water Lilies (Fr. Nymphae) ran to over 250 paintings. They are very relaxing to paint, and offer a lot of scope for playing with colour and texture.

Paint it!

Monet: Water Lilies 1906, No.3 by Peter Inglis
Monet: Water Lilies 1906, No.3

Palette of colours for Monet: Water Lilies 1906, no.3
Palette of colours for Monet: Water Lilies 1906, no.3

Monet: Water Lilies 1906, No.3 by Peter Inglis - At stage 3: Texture, you can clearly see the varieties of brushstrokes.
At stage 3: Texture, you can clearly see the varieties of brushstrokes.

The round brush
You will learn how to produce soft and hard textures with a simple stroke from a round brush

Monet: Water Lilies 1906, No.3 by Peter Inglis
You can expect to get the painting to a standard similar to this in just one session! ... (only at Inglis Academy!)

Paint it

Student's Monet at stage 3, mapping the textures.
Student's Monet at stage 3, mapping the textures.

Student's Monet: the finished work
Student's Monet: the finished work.

Materials

Bring with you, or purchase at the lesson:

  • A4 Artist Visual Diary
  • 2B pencil

Artist's Visual Diary
Artist's Visual Diary - contains blank pages with heavy duty paper.

We will use your notebook for sketches, colour samples and notes about the painting of the day, and we will glue in an Inglis Academy custom tip sheet (Note, you only get the tip sheet if you have a notebook!)

Included in the lesson fee.

  1. A canvas to take home - with your new painting on it
  2. Acrylic paints
  3. Various selected tea, coffee and filtered water
  4. Use of aprons - please note that you will probably get some paint on your clothes - DO NOT wear your best outfit
  5. Use of brushes and palette knives
  6. Use of a palette

You can purchase our standard brush set during your session  at Inglis Academy.
You can purchase our standard brush set during your session at Inglis Academy.