2022 Classes: Life Drawing (non-tutored)

One of the Society’s most popular weekly classes with students of all levels attending. In a comfortable and warm atmosphere participants draw from a posed life model in any medium they desire – most choosing charcoal or pastel. This is a non-tutored class, however everyone is made to feel welcome and can be given guidance by more experienced fellow students. A variety of models are used throughout the term.

CASUAL – WEEKLY

WHEN: 10am–12pm on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesdays of each month (except school holidays)
LOCATION: EAS Studio, cnr Church & Anne Sts

COST:
Members – $20 (prefer booked in advance).
Non-members / Casual attendance not pre-booked – $25 paid on the day.

PROVIDED: Life model, easels, boards, tea, coffee, biscuits
BRING: Medium of choice, paper. (Paper can be purchased at small cost)

For more information/bookings, please contact Robyn on 0481 082 122

 

Do you want to print out a flyer? Download the Life Drawing Classes PDF

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Workshop: Monotype Printmaking

Saturday 19th Feb 2022 — In this hands on small class sized workshop Gina will introduce you to a variety of Monoprinting techniques.

Monoprinting gives you the freedom to try different techniques inexpensively. With relief printing each image requires a new block. With monoprinting you can try a new image more quickly. We will be experimenting with these techniques: Subtractive and Additive, Ghost, Dendritic, Masking, Collage, Tracing and Watercolour Monoprinting. The added benefit to this technique is that it can be done without a press and you can use a barren or a wooden spoon to pull the print.

TIME: 10am–4pm
LOCATION: EAS Studio, Cnr Church & Anne Sts
COST: $75 Members; or $115 Non-members

SKILLS: Open to Beginners, Adults and Students (minimum age 16).
PROVIDED: All materials, plus Morning & afternoon tea.
BRING: Your own lunch. Also any sketches or ideas, photographs or specimens for inspiration to produce your monotype prints.

Please book early as numbers are limited due to Covid!
email ginamaymiller@icloud.com
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 monoprint

 

THE TEACHER:
Gina has been an educator and practicing artist in Australia, USA, Canada, and the UK. Her abstract painting is experimental,
spontaneous and full of energy often combined with a mix of other media. Gina also does Chinese Brush Painting where she focuses on native plants and animals. She is also experienced in a number of printmaking arts and techniques.

 

Want to share this information? Download the PDF flyer for Monotype Printmaking Workshop 2022

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2021 EAS Exhibition Award Winners

Over $4000 in prizes were won in our 2021 Art Exhibition! With thanks to our major sponsor Cardinia Shire, and all the supportive businesses and individuals who have enabled us to run the exhibition this year.

Adults — Best in Show

Sponsored by Emerald Arts Society

Emerald Arts Society

NextGen — Best in Show

Sponsored by Emerald Arts Society

Emerald Arts Society
Best In Show

Ella Chawkley – Illusory

© Ella
 Chawkley
Category: 
62.4 x 45 (cm)
Not For Sale

NextGen (under 20)

Sponsored by Emerald Rotary and Emerald Arts Society

Best In Category

Eli Fernandez – Untitled

© Eli
 Fernandez
Category: 
38.1 x 50.8 (cm)
Not For Sale

NextGen (under 15)

Sponsored by Efficient Air

Best In Category

Ruby Street – Connections

© Ruby
 Street
Category: 
21 x 29.7 (cm)
Not For Sale

NextGen (under 10)

Sponsored by Emerald Arts Society

Emerald Arts Society
Best In Category

Vanessa Soccio – Elsa and Mr Elsa

© Vanessa
 Soccio
Category: 
21 x 29.7 (cm)
Not For Sale

NextGen Highly Commended

Sponsored by Custom Framing

Highly Commended

Lily Cochrane – Pop Art Self Portrait Series

© Lily
 Cochrane
Category: 
31.1 x 30.7 (cm)
Not For Sale
Highly Commended

Poppy Rumoller – Cosmic City

© Poppy
 Rumoller
Category: 
Not For Sale
Highly Commended

Eleanor Joschko – My Daddy on the Farm

© Eleanor
 Joschko
Category: 
37 x 28 (cm)
Not For Sale

Pastel Award

Sponsored by Barry Plant

Best In Category

Barbara Fahey – A Summer’s Evening, Feathertrack FTG National Park

© Barbara
 Fahey
Category: 
69 x 59 (cm)
For Sale

Oils & Acrylics Award

Sponsored by Paradise Valley Hotel

Drawing Award

Sponsored by Shakespeare solutions

Best In Category

Geoff Sargeant – Cape Liptrap Sea Wrack, Bull Kelp a Climate Casualty

© Geoff
 Sargeant
Category: 
74 x 58 (cm)
For Sale

Other Media Award

Sponsored by Mitre 10, Emerald & District Co-op

Best In Category

Russell Simpson – Old Tractor

© Russell
 Simpson
Category: 
170 x 75 (cm)
Sold Pending Payment

Print Making Award

Sponsored by Emerald Community House

Best In Category

Chris A’Vard Britton – Covid 19

© Chris
 A’Vard Britton
Category: 
33 x 40 (cm)
For Sale

Watercolour Award

Sponsored by Falcone & Adams

Photography Award

Sponsored by a private sponsor and by Nookie Cafe

Best In Category

Graham Simpson – Windmills, Penong. SA

© Graham
 Simpson
Category: 
30 x 21 (cm)
For Sale

Highly Commended

Sponsored by Bendigo Bank and Bill Pell

Commended

Sponsored by Bendigo Bank and Emerald Village Association

Commended

Jessica McConnell – Dream State

© Jessica
 McConnell
Category: 
8 x 37 (cm)
Sold Pending Payment
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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 2022

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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