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ON THE SHORELINE WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP with Ann Clarke

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 February 2019, 12noon-4pm
Immerse yourself in the found treasures of the Illawarra coastline by using watercolours to examine and paint shells, rock pools, seaweed, anemones, and other delights found along our beaches and rock platforms.  Working from your own or provided objects and images participants will draw in pencil and then apply the translucent and jewel-like watercolours to paper.  You will learn techniques for contour drawing, and how to allow water to mix the colours on the page, layering with washes, and building up the image with stronger contrasting tones, colours and textures.   Suitable for beginners​ and experience artists.  
All material supplied
Cost: $120 / $110 Friends.
Eventbrite Link:  On the Shoreline Watercolour Workshop​
On the Shoreline Watercolour Workshop with Ann Clarke eflyer.pdf

MINIATURE PAINTING WORKSHOP with Skye Zaracostas

Saturday 16 March 2019, 12-4pm
Create your own contemporary miniature landscape/seascape paintings on board using a variety of mediums and techniques including acrylics/watercolour and mixed media.  Participants will complete three works using your own reference materials or images provided. Suitable for beginners or experienced artists.
All materials supplied
Cost: $65/$55 Friends. (+ GST & booking fee)​

PAINTING FIGURES IN ACRYLIC WORKSHOP with Ann Clarke

​Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 April 2019, 12-4pm
Learn about the proportions of the body and discover how to render a figure/s with character and movement in the forgiving medium of acrylic paint. Using a limited palette, you will start by drawing with a brush to develop a tonal underpainting before building up your work with other colour. We will work from your own or provided images. Suitable for beginners to experienced artists.
All Materials supplied
Cost $120/$110 Friends (+ GST & booking fee)

FLORA OF THE ILLAWARRA WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP with Ann Clarke

Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 May 2019, 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)

CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP with Dr Fan Dongwang

Saturday 13 July 2019, 12-4pm​
Learn the basics of traditional Chinese calligraphy as the foundation of Chinese ink painting, using simple but expressive brush strokes on rice paper to create beautiful Chinese characters. Appreciate Chinese philosophy and aesthetics regarding calligraphy. Suitable for beginners and this calligraphic technique will be applied in the Traditional Chinese Flower Brush Painting class.
All Materials supplied​
Cost $50/$40 Friends (+ GST & booking fee)

TRADITIONAL CHINESE FLOWER BRUSH PAINTING WORKSHOP with Dr Fan Dongwang

Sunday 14 July 2019, 12-4pm
Participants will learn the basics of traditional Chinese brush and ink painting on rice paper, master the essential brush strokes and composition, and construct beautiful images of Chinese flowers (orchid and bamboo). This class uses the brush techniques learned in the previous Chinese Calligraphy or Brush and Ink painting classes. Suitable for beginners and intermediate.
All Materials supplied​
Cost $50/$40 Friends. (+ GST & booking fee).

 

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.