WHAT’S ON IN AUGUST:

TUESDAY, 1st AUGUST:

HOLLY  EVA  GAY – DEMONSTRATION

Come and join Holly at the Coach House for an afternoon of inspiration.

Holly is a modern expressionist painter from Wollongong.

” I paint as if I’m seeing things for the first time. I lose myself in my imagination and escape to a place where I feel free. On goes the paint, rich in colour, twisting and turning in all directions, wiping, pressing, stamping, layering, drawing, writing words and smudging them out.”

 

 

Demonstration begins at 1.00pm so please be seated before then and stay  for afternoon tea and a chat at the conclusion of the demonstration.

MEMBERS : $10        VISITORS :  $15

 

 

MONDAY, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th AUGUST

WATERCOLOUR CLASS with KATHY KARAS 

TUESDAY, 8th AUGUST

WATERCOLOUR GROUP with ERROL McLEAN

TUESDAY, 22nd AUGUST

OPEN HOUSE at the COACH HOUSE  from 9.30am 

WEDNESDAY, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th AUGUST

LIFE DRAWING with TONY HULL.

THURSDAY, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, AUGUST

ACRYLIC CLASS with KATHY KARAS

SATURDAY, 12th AUGUST

39th Annual Exhibition 25th AUGUST

You’ll receive a separate email with exhibition details shortly.

RAFFLE PAINTINGS for ANNUAL EXHIBITION.

You should have received a book of 6 tickets in the mail by now. We urge you to contribute to the running of your art society  by buying/selling those tickets and returning the ticket butts along with the money to        

 The Treasurer     Kiama Art Society     PO Box 707    Kiama     2533                                         My apologies for the reproduction quality on the mail-out but the KAS copier decided to go on strike the day we were printing them. Here they are in glorious colour.

Ros Psakis

Chan Dissanayake          Kathy Karas

Our sincere thanks to these 3 wonderful artists for their generosity in the gift of these beautiful paintings for our raffle prizes.

DRAWN SUNDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER, 12 NOON.

 TUESDAY, 5th SEPTEMBER

JAMIE COLE    DEMONSTRATION.

In my demonstration for Kiama Art Society I will be working on a mixed media piece that will be part of my next solo show. The exhibition will explore body art and the current surge and popularity of tattoos.

To create this series of work I have photographed the body art of friends and acquaintances. Working from the photographs I then complete a series of sketches and play with the composition until I am happy and come up with a final basic design for the painting.

The colours of the tattoo or the type of image portrayed will make up the colour in the painting. The design is an interpretation of the tattoo design and not a literal copy of the tattoo. Some artistic licence will definitely be employed.

The paintings will be quite large in scale, approx. 1000mm x 1000mm. They will be painted and drawn on to either a stark white or stark black canvas.

The main image of the painting will not be centred but possibly emerge from a corner of the canvas. In my demonstration I will show how I will achieve a concentration of bold colour, created through a build up of acrylic washes, solid colour, collage and possible use of gold/silver/foil leaf.

By outlining with black or white paint over the bold coloured section I will show you how through the use of hard edge the original drawing or design of the tattoo will be brought back to life.  Emerging from the chaos of colour and mixed media.

The reminder of the image will fade into the canvas through further washes of colour or some pencil or watercolour sketching to complete the final composition.

The final stage of creating these bold acrylic & mixed media pieces is to coat the work in a clear glaze. This binds the mixed media and provides a protective coat to the finished artwork.

16th & 17th SEPTEMBER 2017    

WORKSHOP with KEN TUCKER           

WHERE:                      Jamberoo Hall

WHEN:                        9am to 4pm Sat.  &  9.30 to 4pm Sun

TITLE:                          “Changing Landscape Perspectives”

(Workshop is to enjoy painting the landscape with colour, and mood)

1 canvas 60 x 60cm   or 80 x 80cm   =   Square

1 canvas 50 x 60cm  or  60 x 90cm   =   Rectangle

Both to be pre gessoed before workshop.

Day one : Landscape full of colour and vibrancy

Day two : Landscape with limited palette

Bring all paints you already have – ensuring they include some vibrant colours for one landscape…

and mix of cool blues, greys, white/off whites, for second landscape to be painted.

Ken Tucker             Detail: Bombo

Ken Tucker       Detail: Cool Morning Start

Please do not hesitate to ring Ken if you have any queries regarding the workshop.

Kind Regards

Ken Tucker

0403183128

Twogulls@hotmail.com

COST: Members $170     Visitors    $190

TO BOOK YOUR SPOT IN THIS WORKSHOP  CALL     Helen Pain….0432 232 054

 

WHAT A WONDERFUL WEEKEND WORKSHOP WE SPENT WITH 

CHAN DISSANAYAKE  8th – 9th JULY

 

 

  

 

 

Chan’s 4 paintings that we all did over the 2 days.

 

Thanks to Lea Tucker for the photos.

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