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:

JUNE Workshop – Cheryl Bruce 7th & 21st

JUNE Workshop – Cheryl Bruce 7th & 21st

Watercolour – Atmospheric Skies; Beach Scenes & Rocky Headlands

Cheryl Bruce 7th & 21st

With a focus on atmospheric skies, Cheryl will demonstrate two different techniques for handling rocks and rocky headlands. Please note these techniques will not work well on cheap paper.

What to Bring:

·         Your normal watercolour supplies and colour palette.

·         Colours: Cheryl works with Ultramarine, Cobalt and Cerulean Blues plus Turquoise; Naples Yellow, Cad Yellow, Yellow Ochre/Raw Sienna, Rose Madder Genuine, Brown Madder, Cad Red, Light Red & Neutral Tint, Indigo and Windsor Violet.

·         Good quality paper – preference is for Arches Rough 300gsm.


Please visit Cheryl on her website> and on Facebook>


WORKSHOP – 3 & 17, MAY 2017 –  Sue Saunders	 –   SILK PAINTING

WORKSHOP – 3 & 17, MAY 2017 – Sue Saunders – SILK PAINTING

Sue who teaches at Kulnura and Ettalong, has been painting on silk for over twenty years, will teach us techniques in creating a delightful piece of art from a piece of white silk.  What a lovely gift your original, wearable piece of art would make!


Due to the specific nature of this workshop, Sue will supply each member with 2 silk scarves and the dyes used for the two workshops for $16.00.  Therefore, could you please indicate to Marlene or Fran your intention to attend to avoid under/over supply by Sue.

   What to Bring:     

  • disposable gloves, an apron,
  • paper towel or an old face cloth
  • watercolour brushes or Chinese painting brushes (whatever you have)