Annual Art Exhibition 2021 – open for entries!

EAS Annual Art Exhibition. Cup Weekend 2021. Open for Entries now until October 14th!CALLING ALL ARTISTS! The Emerald Arts Society Annual Art Exhibition will be held 30 Oct – 1 Nov 2021 (Cup Weekend). There is over $4000 in Prizes to be won!

Best in Show Awards for: Adults ($1000) and NextGen Awards for Under 20, Under 15 and Under 10 years ($400 each). Plus prizes for best artworks in the categories of Oil/Acrylics, Watercolour, Photography, Printmaking, Drawing, Pastels, and Other Media!

The exhibition will be hosted in our venue if we can, or will be made available online if COVID restrictions are in place at the time.

Entries close 14th October 2021!

Thanks to our Major Sponsor: The Cardinia Shire

If you would like to enter the exhibition you need to become a member of the Emerald Arts Society. For just $35 membership fee ($50 for a family) you are eligible to enter the exhibition. Membership and Entry forms are available online.

For queries, or to stay connected with us and our updates you can find us through:

Download our Flyer to share with your friends, family, fellow art lovers and art associations!

 


Images from previous exhibitions…

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Classes in Watercolour 2021

This watercolour class caters to beginners as well as more advanced students and allows you to develop at your own pace.

The course will cover basic and traditional watercolour techniques, basic drawing, wet-in-wet, drybrush, blending and glazing. In addition, composition, value, perspective and figure work will be introduced to help in developing your watercolour skills.

There will be a short demonstration throughout the course to enhance the learning experience.

TIME: Fridays 1:30pm – 4.00pm
LOCATION: EAS Studio, Cnr Church & Anne Sts, Emerald

TERM : 2

LEVEL: Beginner to Advanced

COST: Advance whole term payment, $350 members / $400 non-members.
Per Class fee, $40 members / $45 non-members.

PROVIDED: Easels, 
BRING: Requirements list provided after booking is made.

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW!
email phehithao@gmail.com
or phone It Hao on 0426 764 499

THE TEACHER:
It Hao is a highly qualified artist and has a wealth of experience as an artist and tutor. He studied in both Malaysia and the UK, completing his training with an Honours degree in Fine Arts at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design, University College, England.

He has had more than 16 solo exhibitions in Australia and overseas and has won countless awards including a 1st Prize in Watercolour at the Camberwell Rotary Art Show.

It Hao is currently running art classes at various community centres and art societies throughout Victoria, as well as conducting workshops and demonstrations

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Oil Painting Class 2021

Within the course we will cover basic oil painting techniques with a special emphasis on the use of colour and the importance of brushwork.

These classes are open to Advanced as well as Beginner Artists. As such each student will be assigned tasks which are best suited to their abilities.

There will be short demos throughout the course to enhance the learning experience.

TIME: Fridays 10.30 am – 12.30pm
LOCATION: EAS Studio, Cnr Church & Anne Sts

LEVEL: Beginner to Advanced

COST: Per class fee: $25 members / $35 non-members

BRING: Oil paints, brushes, palette, primed canvas or board, shirt or smock

BOOK YOUR PLACE now!
classes@emeraldartssociety.com.au
OR PHONE WENDY ON 0408 553 325

 

THE TEACHER:
Wendy Lindrea has a BA (Mon.) majoring in Visual Arts and has attended courses at Tafe in Drawing, Painting and Design. She has years of teaching experience and enjoys sharing her knowledge and love of art with aspiring artists of all ages.

 
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Term Classes – 2021

Classes available in 2021

Notes:
Costs are for current E.A.S. members – visit the About Membership page for details on becoming a member.

Participants should check the specific dates for their particular class or group with their Teacher or Coordinator as they may vary.

CLASSTEACHER/COORDINATORTIMECOST PER TERM/SESSION
    
Life Group^Robyn KamodaTuesday
10am-12
$12/session
Open Studio^Russell SimpsonWednesday
7pm-9pm
casual $3
Open Studio^Judi RobertsThursday
9.30-11.30am
casual $3
LeadlightLindsay DyerThursday
2pm-4pm
$115/term
Oil PaintingWendy LindreaFriday
10.30-12.30
$25/session
$35 nonmember
WatercolourIt HaoFriday
1.30 – 3.30
$210/term
or $35/class

^ No formal tuition

NOTES

Queries may be sent by email to classes@emeraldartssociety.com.au

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2020: Classes in Watercolour

This watercolour class caters to beginners as well as more advanced students and allows you to develop at your own pace.

The course will cover basic and traditional watercolour techniques, basic drawing, wet-in-wet, drybrush, blending and glazing. In addition, composition, value, perspective and figure work will be introduced to help in developing your watercolour skills.

There will be a short demonstration throughout the course to enhance the learning experience.

TERM: 7 x week term
TIME: Fridays 1:00pm – 3:00pm
LOCATION: EAS Studio, Cnr Church & Anne Sts, Emerald

LEVEL: Beginner to Advanced

COST: Advance whole term payment, $210 members / $280 non-members.
Per Class fee, $35 members / $45 non-members.

PROVIDED: Easels, tea/coffee & biscuits.
BRING: Requirements list provided after booking is made.

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW!
email phehithao@gmail.com
or phone It Hao on 0426 764 499

 

THE TEACHER:
It Hao is a highly qualified artist and has a wealth of experience as an artist and tutor. He studied in both Malaysia and the UK, completing his training with an Honours degree in Fine Arts at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design, University College, England.

He has had more than 16 solo exhibitions in Australia and overseas and has won countless awards including a 1st Prize in Watercolour at the Camberwell Rotary Art Show.

It Hao is currently running art classes at various community centres and art societies throughout Victoria, as well as conducting workshops and demonstrations.

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2020: Classes in Oil Painting

Within the course we will cover basic oil painting techniques with a special emphasis on the use of colour and the importance of brushwork.

These classes are open to Advanced as well as Beginner Artists. As such each student will be assigned tasks which are best suited to their abilities.

There will be short demos throughout the course to enhance the learning experience and a critique at the end of each lesson where we can view and appreciate each other’s work.

TERM: 6 x week term
TIME: Fridays 10 am – 12 noon
LOCATION: EAS Studio, Cnr Church & Anne Sts

LEVEL: Beginner to Advanced

COST: Advance whole term payment: $150 members / $210 non-members
Per class fee: $30 members / $40 non-members

PROVIDED: Easels, tea/coffee/biscuits.
BRING: Oil paints, brushes, palette, primed canvas or board, shirt or smock

BOOK YOUR PLACE now!
classes@emeraldartssociety.com.au
OR PHONE WENDY ON 0408 553 325

 

THE TEACHER:
Wendy Lindrea has a BA (Mon.) majoring in Visual Arts and has attended courses at Tafe in Drawing, Painting and Design. She has years of teaching experience and enjoys sharing her knowledge and love of art with aspiring artists of all ages.

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Images from our annual exhibition.

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Workshop: Printmaking with Collagraph Plates

Sunday 13th Oct 2019 — In this workshop Jo will introduce you to the non toxic Printmaking technique known as Collagraph. A Collagraph is a collage of recycled materials with texture, that has been glued to a matrix or plate. eg are Fabrics, textured papers, lace, ribbons & string. Jo also likes to use dried natural elements like leaves & feathers in building up plates.

Collagraph Printmaking with Jo Horswill
EAS Workshop: Collagraph Printmaking with Jo Horswill.

You will cover the basics of building a plate, discussion on materials, choosing collage elements, collage plate making and sealing of plates. You will learn how to apply etching inks to your Collagraph plates and using an etching press, you will print your collagraph plates.

TIME: 10am–4pm
LOCATION: EAS Studio, Cnr Church & Anne Sts
COST: $75 Members; or $110 Non-members (which includes Membership)

SKILLS: Open to beginners to advanced. Jo is an experienced teacher who will meet you at your level.
PROVIDED: Morning & afternoon tea, some materials.
BRING: Own lunch and some materials (a list will be sent once you’ve paid). Also any images, specimens, photographs or sketches for inspiration.

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW!
email workshops@emeraldartssociety.com.au
or phone GINA on 0400 598 059

To secure your booking please pay in advance
Pay by Direct Deposit: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Acct name: Emerald Art Society
BSB : # 063 842 A/C : 1003 6074
In the ref put your initials and the title, eg. GM collagraph

 

THE TEACHER:
Jo Horswill’s practice is mainly influenced by the natural environment of the Dandenong Ranges, where she has lived for more than 30 years. Collagraph, screen printing and mono printing are just some of the techniques she uses to tell her story. It may be a simple story of going for walks through the forests of giant Mountain Ash, that surround her home, collecting leaf matter and other organic elements, being in touch with the earth, the forest and feeling totally connected to that moment in time. Once back in the studio, these natural elements help direct her art practice.
Jo owns Paper Cloth Studio in Sassafras.
https://paperclothstudio.com.au

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Kids Workshop — Big Fun Art Day

Thursday 3rd October 2019, 9am-3.30pm — For budding artists aged 6-12, a day filled with a range of art experiences, take home projects and fun activities!

What is Big Fun Art Day?
Big Fun Art Day is a hands-on workshop for kids aged 6-12. Children
will explore a range of art techniques and media as they learn
through experimentation, direct instruction and collaboration. Each
child will have the opportunity to develop their own style, enjoy the
process of making art and produce finished pieces to bring home.
Forms of art covered will include drawing, painting, printmaking,
construction and more. Games and group activities
will provide breaks throughout the day to give creative minds a rest.

The Details
No particular skill level is required but a keen interest in art and a
good attention span are expected. In order to have plenty of oneon-
one attention, maximum enrollment for the day is 10 students.
Qualified teacher, Sonia Morison, will co-ordinate and manage the
day.

Where: Emerald Art Society, Church Street, Emerald
When: Thursday October 3rd 2019, 9am – 3.30pm
Cost: $50 (includes all materials)
What to bring: art smock or old clothes, lunch, drink bottle

How do I sign up?
Contact Sonia Morison for further details.
0408 371 704
soniaintheworld@yahoo.com.au

 

Big Fun Art DayBig Fun Art Day Details

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