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sharon palihawadana
Sharon Palihawadana

Nationality: Sri Lankan
Course: Painting and Drawing
Program: Master Coures
Period: Sep. 4, 2017 – Apr. 28, 2018

She went through with a working experience as a foot ware and fashion designer in capacity of holding a special (B.A) degree of Art & Design with academic learning in one of the best university in Sri Lanka. During last four years she has exposed and inspired with several global trends, techniques, methods which related to shoe industry.
Since her childhood it is one for her dreams to be pursuing her masters in art and design. She applied to the international art and design competition 2017 and obtained second place in category of professional in art painting and drawing section.


Apr. 03, 2018 | Posted in Reports, Painting and Drawing , | Tags:, Reporter: Sharon Palihawadana | Course: Painting and Drawing

Painting-Drawing 10-Master Course 2017 (Student1)

Monday lesson I start my fourth landscape painting. This time I choose to change my direction which is more familiar for me to inspired with. That was my native place Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is a tropical island found in the deep blue waters of the Indian Ocean our country is endowed with over thousand miles of beautiful golden beaches that are fringed with coconut palms. This time I choose Negambo beach which is near to my home place. My lecture, professor Alessandro also encourages me to do this landscape. So I suppose to do two landscapes at Monday lesson as well as Wednesday lesson.

As usual I start my landscape with a sky which is the best entrance to the painting as well as it always takes major position of the painting. So I placed it at first. It was clean sky with tiny clouds. Next step is sea line and palm area then I start an interesting part of this painting its stones line. Waves and sunlight added attraction on it. So I used plenty of colors to capture it.

After finishing waves and beach area I start to paint fishing boat which is located on the front of my painting. Once I finished that boat, I felt that boat would help to increase depth of this painting too.

On Wednesday lesson I start my fifth landscape which is linked with the previous landscape. My professor wants me to do collection of landscape with natural beauty of Sri Lanka. With my past experience of doing landscape as well as it obeys to the composition rules, this is how I did this painting step by step.




On Wednesday lesson; this is how my Friend Victor practiced his self-portrait.

When following several steps of imitating the great artist ‘’Francisco Goya’’ on Tuesday lesson I complete my fish object drawing.



It was the last week of school for the Christmas vacation. At the same time my friend Danielle was planning to go her home for the Christmas celebration. Before she left we got be together for the pre-Christmas celebration. It was amazing evening with full of fun.

When she is enjoying Sri Lankan foods.

Panettone is a sweet of Christmas and new-year Festive. According to the Italy tradition me and my friend enjoyed Panettone.

As the bless of god for our togetherness that evening we had awesome weather so we went walk to Duomo. And this how we enjoyed Christmas in Florence.





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Language:   Reporter: Riho A
Course: Jewelry Making

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Language:   Reporter: H N
Course: Summer Intensive Course

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Language:   Reporter: Yuko U
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