The Gallery's COVID Safety Plan
ART WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS
BIRDS & TEXT: COLLAGE AND MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP
WITH ELSPETH McCOMBE
Saturday 8 January 2022, 10am-4pm
After viewing the Birds and Language exhibition participants will work with collage and mixed media to produce a work inspired by birds and text. Personalise your bird collage with copies of your special letters, poetry, music and text or choose from the provided papers and images.
Suitable for beginners and experienced artists.
All materials supplied.
Cost: $60/$50 Friends (+GST & booking fee).
Eventbrite link: Birds & Text: Collage & Mixed Media Workshop
WATERWAYS PASTEL WORKSHOP WITH ELSPETH McCOMBE
Saturday 22 January 2022, 10am - 4pm
Use pastels and pastel pencils to paint your favourite water scene of seaside, river, lake or stream. Reference images provided or participants can bring images of their favourite waterways. Suitable for beginners and experienced artists. Participants to bring their lunch. All materials supplied Cost: $90/$80 Friends (+ GST & booking fee).
Eventbrite Link: Waterways Pastel Workshop
FLOWERS OF THE ILLAWARRA WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP
WITH ANN CLARKE
Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 February 2022, 12 - 4pm
Immerse yourself in the beauty and divine design of Illawarra’s flowers in this two day watercolour workshop. Working from your own or provided plants and images, you will learn drawing and watercolour techniques to create a flower portrait filled with light, translucency, and life. Suitable for beginners and experienced artists. All materials supplied.
Cost $120/$110 Friends (+ GST & booking fee).
Eventbrite Link: flowers of the Illawarra Workshop
HAND-COLOURING WORKSHOP OF FAMILY OR STREET PHOTOGRAPHS
WITH ANNE ZAHALKA
Saturday 5 March, 2022, 12.30 - 4pm
Join acclaimed photomedia artist Anne Zahalka for a unique hand-colouring workshop learning how to bring scanned family photographs and street photographs to life with Berg retouching photographic inks or food dyes. After a short tour of the exhibition Snapped! Street Photography in the Illawarra, participants will complete an A4 finished hand-painted version of an image of their choice printed on fine quality paper, and a spare to do at home. Patience and a steady hand are required! Age 13+ All materials supplied.
Cost: $90/$80 Friends (+ GST & booking fee)
Eventbrite Link: Hand-Colouring Workshop
MINATURE MOSS(ROCK)SCAPE WORKSHOP WITH RENJIE TEOH
Saturday 19 March, 2022, 12.30 - 3.30pm
Architect and artist Renjie Teoh will demonstrate how to make your own miniature moss/ rock garden. Incubated at the transcultural intersections of Chinese Penjing (盆景) art; garden design and rockery and visual depictions of imaginary landscapes, you can now repurpose that beautiful yet rarely-used bowl or teacup and craft your very own Moss(rock)Scape. Ages: 18+ Participants to bring ceramic bowl, 3 dramatic rocks, tweezers and craft scissors. All other materials supplied.
Cost $75/$65 Friends (+ GST & booking fee)
Eventbrite Link: Miniature Moss(rock)scape Workshop
CHINESE PAINTING WORKSHOPS WITH DR FAN DONGWANG
Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 April, 2022, 12-4pm
Learn the basics of traditional Chinese ink brush painting, using simple but expressive brush strokes on rice paper to create paintings of fish in workshop one and fruit/ vegetables in workshop two. On completion students should be able to comprehend the use of materials and equipment, master the essential brush strokes and composition and construct simple Chinese painting. Ages 18+. All materials supplied Cost: One Workshop: $60/$50 Friends Two Workshops: $120/$100 Friends (+GST & booking fee)
Eventbrite Link: Chinese Painting Workshops
ONLINE PAINTING WORKSHOPS
Join Pamela Griffith in a step by step guide to painting Safe Haven
Step-by-step painting workshop with Pamela Griffith
Join Ann Clarke in a step-by-step watercolour workshop - painting a Spotted Pardalote Bird
Step-by-step watercolour workshop with Ann Clarke
Join Dr Fan Dongwang in a step by step guide to Chinese Ink Brush Painting
Step-by-Step Chinese Ink Brush Painting with Dr Fan Dongwang
Join Melissa Ritchie in a step by step guide to painting Butterfly Tea
Step-by-Step painting workshop with Melissa Ritchie
Classes are subject to change, and may be cancelled if insufficient bookings are received. All bookings and refunds will be processed through Eventbrite. Notice of any cancellation will be made two days prior to the event.