Workshops 2018

Workshops 2018

(No workshops/meetings December & January)

About Workshops in general:

Start at 9.30-12.30pm 1st & 3rd Wed. each month in Studio 2, Gosford Arts Centre. Cost: $25.00 per week includes guest tutor and morning tea. Visitors are welcome.

Our next workshop is

7th & 21st of February Landscapes in Watercolour with Marlene Palagyi

We will discover how to paint mood and atmosphere in Watercolour Landscapes.

I will supply some source pictures but bring your own if you wish.

I will be using:

  • Arches 300gsm w/c paper (1/4 sheets )
  • W/C paints (ultra blue, cobalt blue, alizarin crimson, cad red, raw sienna, cad yellow, burnt sienna and white gouache).
  • Bring whatever paints and paper you have.
  • Backing board, Masking tape, Spray bottle, W/C brushes (small, medium and large).
  • And bring your sense of adventure.
Workshop:   November 1st & 15th, 2017 – Lorraine Best

Workshop: November 1st & 15th, 2017 – Lorraine Best

Lorraine Best- Impression of Birds using Watercolour on Yupo Paper

Workshop 1: Birds resting Workshop 2: Birds flying

What to bring:

  • Your favourite watercolours and brushes, palette, etc
  • Watercolour pencils if you have them
  • A water spray bottle, a box of tissues
  • Bring your own Yupo paper or buy from the tutor on the
  • Your own reference

About Workshops in general:

Start at 9.30-12.30pm 1st & 3rd Wed. each month in Studio 2, Gosford Arts Centre. Cost: $25.00 per week includes guest tutor and morning tea. Visitors are welcome. (No workshops/meetings Dec & Jan)

Workshop: Graham Austin, Acrylics or Watercolour

Workshop: Graham Austin, Acrylics or Watercolour

October 4th & 18th, 2017

Graham Austin, Acrylics or Watercolour

Graham will demonstrate his unique style of painting and then assist you to achieve your own versions. He will be using acrylics in a watercolour style.
International award winning contemporary artist Graham Austin creates amazing aerial landscape paintings using an unconventional technique.
Bring along:
● A photo of a subject you like
(he tends to do landscapes )
● Watercolour paper or canvas for acrylics
(your choice of size )
● Watercolour paints or Acrylics (your choice of colours)
● Other painting materials you normally use .

Workshop –  September 6th & 20th, 2017

Workshop – September 6th & 20th, 2017

Gwynneth Boyce, Pastels

What to bring

  • Faber Castell Kneadable rubber
  • Good quality pastel sticks and – (pencils are optional.)
  • Mi Tientes pastel paper,  mid tone beige is best, at Eckersleys.
  • Foamcore (lightweight) board to attach paper with blue tac, clips etc (available at Eckersleys or Spotlight)

I have a variety of Landscape photos for use.

(Next Month:  Graham Austin, Acrylics or Watercolour)

August 2nd & 16th Workshop 2017 – Camelle Denny

August 2nd & 16th Workshop 2017 – Camelle Denny

This months workshop is Camelle Denny – Oils –  Week 1 ‘The eye of the wave’; Week 2 ‘The Breaker’

What to bring;

  • Medium: Liquin
  • Boxed Canvas 12”x 16”
  • Palette (I use tear off sheets)
  • Palette Knife
  • Brushes: ¾ or ½”  Flat soft
  • Number 10 filbert medium/soft Fan 6” and 12” soft    1 or 2: liner
  • Paints: Student quality is fine: Alizarin Crimson; Titanium White; Ultramarine Blue; Raw Sienna; Burnt Umber; Sap Green

Extra: Baby wipes, strong kitchen roll paper and or T-shirt type cloth for wiping out brushes.

No 6 Fan is a bonus for light colours only.
Baby oil in a jar with a lid:  NO TURPS ALLOWED. We will be constantly wiping out our brushes, final cleaning at home.

 

Visit Camelle’s FB Page to see more of her work

July Workshop 5th & 19th – Sue Jokinen

July Workshop 5th & 19th – Sue Jokinen

July workshop is with Sue Jokinen – Abstract Inks on Yupo Paper

Workshop 1: The beauty of acrylic inks on Yupo paper. Introducing glues for texture.
Workshop 2: Introducing pastels, salts and powdered pigments.

What to bring:

  • A water spray bottle, a box of tissues / paper towels/apron
  • a few paintbrushes (quality not an issue)
  • Your acrylic inks and Yupo paper OR
  • Sue will provide both for $ 10 or paper only for $5. (To be paid directly to tutor)

Visit Sue on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/abstractinksbysuejokinen/