EXPRESSIONS IN WATERCOLOUR WITH ALAN RAMACHANDRAN
TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER 2017, 10.00 - 3.00pm
Join award-winning watercolour artist, Alan Ramachandran in a workshop on watercolours, as he guides you through the elements of composition and selection of what to add/leave out, colour choices and brushwork technique. At the end of the day you will have the knowledge of how to paint in watercolour and a painting to take home and enjoy.
Contact Alan to book a spot - [email protected]
Cost - $70 each, materials are additional ($30) or bring your own.
3D FELTING WITH YVONNE DALTON
SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2017, 10.00 - 3.00pm
Explore the felting art-form in the third dimension with renowned, local textile artist, Yvonne Dalton. This workshop is suitable for both beginners and participants with prior felting experience. Each participant will create 3D felt objects.
Contact Yvonne to book a spot - [email protected]
Cost - $35 each, all materials supplied.
Be guided by artist Janet Gallagher to begin your own Altered Book Art Journal.
This form of art journaling is an excellent way to explore a variety of mixed media, to experiment with ideas & to re-purpose unwanted old books as personal, richly creative journals. A selection of old books, collage & a diverse range of art materials will be provided for you to explore.
Please bring an old hard back book if you have one, (there will have plenty for you to choose from too). Bring any special bits you might like to use in your journal & an apron if you like! No art experience is necessary, only your willingness to explore!
Visit Janet's website for more examples - www.nestrest.com.au
An introduction to informal hand lettering with ink and a calligraphy brush. Students will learn some basic typographic principles before practicing different lettering styles and techniques based on their own handwriting; beginning with a series of short, simple exercises, participants will progress to designing and lettering some more finished pieces with an emphasis on developing their own lettering style.
An excellent starting-point for anyone interested in learning a more freeform method of hand lettering and adding some finesse to their everyday handwriting! A calligraphy brush and small jar of ink will be supplied to you on the day for you to take home.
To book contact the Gallery - [email protected]
Cost - $25 each
Learn simple techniques to achieve various effects in water colour and provide a basis for further exploration in an informal setting. Painting small works in a single layer with a water colour palette – the most convenient and economical of painting mediums – this is the perfect starting point for both beginners and seasoned artists looking to try a new medium.
Workshop participants will complete a series of simple painting exercises to familiarise themselves with their materials before applying these techniques to render a selection of still-life subjects.
Cost - $25 each