Our 2015 calendar for workshops and demonstrations is looking very exciting. Our year started with an excellent workshop given by Chan Dissanayake in February. All feedback from participants has been very positive.
Preliminary information about the remainder of the 2015 workshops is listed below. Full details, including specific subjects, media, requirements and costs will be published in future newsletters and on our website in the workshop and demonstration section.
If you need further information, or are interested in attending one or more of the workshops, please contact Helen Pain by email- email@example.com or phone (0432 232 054) to register your interest, but remember no firm booking will be made for you until your payment is received by our Treasurer, Ray.
Get in early to avoid disappointment!
WEDNESDAY APRIL 22nd DIANNE GEE
9.30 to 4pm at the COACH HOUSE
A one-day workshop, focusing on techniques for quick sketching of people, animals and places, using a variety of pencils, pen and inks and watercolour washes. Part of the day will be plein air, emphasising capturing the moment by life observation.
MAY 30th and 31st HIREN PATEL
9.00am to 4.00pm at the COACH HOUSE
URBAN LANDSCAPES IN OIL. You may remember the excellent demonstration Hiren gave us in February last year. Hiren will lead us through his approach to capturing light and atmosphere in contemporary street scenes.
JULY 4th and 5th JUDITH WHITE
9am to 4pm at the NORTH KIAMA NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE (Gainsborough).
CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE. Judith is a well-recognised artist and teacher, specialising in contemporary landscapes, using an exciting variety of media. The workshop will include many techniques to help participants develop and express their own personal sense of place.
SEPTEMBER 23rd, 24th, and 25th. JULIE GOLDSPINK
9.00am to 4.00pm at the NORTH KIAMA NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE (Gainsborough)
DAYS 1 and 2: GETTING THE BEST OUT OF STILL LIFE. Medium – any medium (watercolour, oils, acrylic, pastels, mixed media ). Experience in chosen media necessary.
DAY 3: Underwater scene with mixed media and watercolour (prior experience not necessary). .
PARTICIPANTS CAN ENROL FOR ALL THREE DAYS, OR DAYS ONE AND TWO ONLY, OR DAY THREE ONLY.
Demonstrations are held on the first Tuesday of the month at the COACH HOUSE, from 1pm to 3pm approximately, followed by a social afternoon tea.
COST: $7.00 members $10 non-members
APRIL 7th MIRJANA PSAKIS USING A PALETTE KNIFE – OILS
MAY 5th EVA ILLYES WATERCOLOUR ON YUPO
JUNE 2nd MADELEINE SZYMANSKI COLLAGRAPHS
Thanks to our past demonstration organiser, Marguerite, these artists are confirmed for the first half of 2015. If you have a suggestion for an artist to lead a demonstration later in the year, please talk to our new demonstration co-ordinator, Jeni Reid -4203 8301.