DETAILS OF KAS NOVEMBER WORKSHOP

TUTOR: KEN TUCKER

SEASCAPES IN ACRYLICS WITH MEDIUMS

Dates: NOVEMBER 17TH AND 18TH, 2018

Venue: JAMBEROO YOUTH HALL, ALLOWRIE STREET, JAMBEROO

Times 9am – 4pm.

Cost: Members $180, Non members $200

About Ken:    Ken Tucker is a renowned local Kiama artist, frequently awarded and sought after for commissions, exhibitions, workshops and live audience painting gigs at significant cultural and community events.

Ken has dedicated the past 35 years to creating visual art.  Over the years Ken’s painting proficiency in oils and acrylics has seen him frequently awarded and highly sought after for commissioned works for corporate and Private Collections. He is an acclaimed muralist and has also completed a large scale sculptural project within the Sutherland Shire.

Ken’s artworks are exhibited regularly in solo and group exhibitions in the Illawarra,
Sutherland Shire; Western NSW and on display at Two Gulls Art Studio/Gallery, Kiama Downs, NSW, that operates in partnership with his wife Lea.

Recent Significant Awards :        Recipient: NSW Govt Outstanding Community Service Award
Overall Winner, Kiama Annual Art Exhibition, 2018                                                    Finalist: Fisher Ghost Award. CAC 2017
Overall Winner: Shoalhaven Art Exhibition Sept 2017
1st Prize: Contemporary Sect. Kiama Annual Art Exhibit Aug 2017
2nd Best in Show: Inaugural Polish Art Exhibit, Wollongong

Ken is a very generous member of Kiama Art Society, and we are thrilled that he is able to fit this workshop into his busy schedule.

Outline of the course:  Two days devoted to seascape painting, a different subject each day, contemporary and/or abstract.  Suitable for both beginners and more advanced artists.

To Register: Please email Helen Pain on helen.pain44@gmail.com to register your interest. Please include your contact phone number and method of payment   ( cash, cheque, direct deposit)

To Pay: Forward to Treasurer Ray Teasdale:

Cash in an envelope with your name, code word TUCK and amount.

Cheque: payable to the Kiama Art Society. Write name and code word TUCK on the back of the cheque. Post to The Treasurer, PO BOX 707, Kiama, 2533

Direct Deposit (online): Westpac BSB: 032 689: Account No. 540 168. Please include your name and Code Word TUCK on your bank statement.  Email Helen to indicate you have paid.

Pay ASAP. Your payment secures your place at the workshop.

 NUMBERS ARE LIMITED TO 14.                     PH: Helen Pain 0432 232 054

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KEN TUCKER 2 DAY WORKSHOP – NOVEMBER 17TH AND 18TH

MATERIALS LIST:

PHOTOS:  Ken will supply some stock photos, but please bring a selection of your own coastal/ seascape photos for your canvases.

PAINTS:  Ken uses Matisse or Atelier Acrylics. Bring your own selection and favourites from what you already have, ensuring a good range of colours.  Or match to this list, which is what Ken prefers to use.  Ken will provide some textured house paints to try.

Atelier:

Titanium white                        Payne’s Grey                           Blue Black

Ultramarine Blue                    Turquoise Blue                        Raw Sienna Dark

Yellow Ochre                          Cadmium Yellow                     Naples Yellow

Cad Red Light,                         Permanent Alizarine               Dioxazine Purple

Sap Green                               Green Black

Matisse:                                  Australian Sky Blue

CANVASES:

1 x 60 x 90cms                                    1 x 60 x 50cms

Or personal choice of size as long as you have your own easel to support the size. Possibly bring a few smaller canvases for waiting during drying time etc.

FLOOR OR TABLE EASEL and FLOOR PROTECTION  eg a drop sheet that is not slippery

TABLE PROTECTION – plastic or towel

BRUSHES: A mix of sizes in flat and round synthetic brushes suitable for acrylics. Some large. An old credit card or similar.

PALETTE: for mixing – disposable palette pad and/or disposable plastic plates

ROLL OF MASKING TAPE ( blue painters masking tape best).

SMALL SKETCHBOOK

GRAPHITE PENCIL

SEVERAL WATER CONTAINERS – old pots, tins, a bucket for dirty water

RAGS, DISPOSABLE WIPES, ABSORBENT KITCHEN PAPER, TISSUES, DISPOSABLE FINE PLASTIC GLOVES

PAINTING APRON.

REFRESHMENTS: Morning and afternoon teas will be provided.

Bring your lunch (or purchase at nearby shops.) and bring your enthusiasm!

 

 

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