Workshop: Watercolour Painting with Antoinette Blyth

Monday 20th June, 2022.

Enjoy a one-day workshop to paint the beauty of flowers/still life, relying on flowers in bloom at the time of the workshop.

With a passion for painting flowers as a Realist impressionist, Antoinette hopes to impart some of the ways to depict the subject using wet into wet techniques.

Includes discussion on composition, light source, subject, pigments for first wash, choosing wet or dry for next steps. Learn about establishing the first foliage, brush stroke technique, clashing colours, shadows, using “darks” to bring out the light, connecting the whole picture, background, and more.

Antoinette hopes to impart these skills in a manner that encourages confidence, individuality and success in an environment that is tranquil and enjoyable.

Flyer for Watercolour Painting Workshop with Antoinette Blyth

Date: Monday 20th June, 2022

Location: EAS Studio, Emerald. Cnr Church & Anne Sts.

Time: 10.oo am — 3.30 pm

Cost: $60 members, $95 non-members

Level: Some watercolour experience required.

Bring: Watercolour paints, brushes and paper (Download Antoinette’s suggested material list here). BYO lunch. Tea and coffee provided.

 

Tutor: Antoinette Blyth is an artist, tutor, and art judge, residing in Melbourne, Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Education and Dip. T.

Drawn to the transparency and beauty of the many ways to paint with watercolour, she has more than twenty-five years experience imparting the skills of watercolour painting to adults.

Antoinette has work represented around Australia, and overseas, and has won many awards and commendations for her watercolour painting.

www.antoinetteblyth.com

 

Workshop bookings: Contact Marg by emailing workshop@emeraldartssociety.com.au 

 

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Workshop: Fantasy Drawing with Kenny Chan

Saturday 9th July, 2022.

In this 3 hour workshop, learn some simple tips to draw fantasy characters and creatures like elves, dwarves and dragons. We will cover little tricks to drawing items like armour and magic effects as well.

Flyer for Kenny Chan Fantasy Drawing Workshop - 9th July 2022

Date: Saturday 9th July, 2022

Location: EAS Studio, Emerald. Cnr Church & Anne Sts.

Time: 1.oo pm — 4.00 pm

Cost: $20 members, $30 non-members

Level: Ages 10 years and over

Provided: Paper and pencils will be provided, but you can bring your own sketchbooks and drawing materials if you like.

 

Tutor: Kenny Chan — Kenny is a freelance artist who has been teaching Manga and Comic Drawing at schools and libraries since 2003. Over the years he has worked on an array of areas including animation, comics and video games.

 

Early bookings are essential as this class is limited to 25 students only! 

 

Bookings: Contact Wendy on 0408 553 325 or email eas.wendyl@gmail.com

Payment can be made via EFT to:
Emerald Arts Society Business A/C
BSB No: 063842
Acct. No: 10036074
Please use reference: your surname followed by ‘D&D’, eg. ‘JonesD&D’

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Workshop: Serigraphy (Silk Screen Printing)

Saturday 18th June, 2022.

Andy Warhol made a resurgence in the popularity of silk screen printing with his Campbell soup cans and prints of Marilyn Monroe.

In this workshop, we will be cutting a series of stencils which will adhere to the silk and then ink will be pressed through with a squeegee onto paper or fabric. You can make more than one print in the day.

Serigraphy Silk Screen Printing Workshop

Date: Saturday 18th June, 2022

Location: EAS Studio, Emerald. Cnr Church & Anne Sts.

Time: 10.00 am — 4.00 pm

Cost: $150 members, $185 non-members

Level: Open to beginners or any level Adults and Students (min 16yrs)

Please book early as numbers are limited! 

Provided: Art materials, morning and afternoon tea will be supplied.

Bring: Your own lunch. If you want to print onto material bring a washed tee shirt, hessian bag, tea towel or apron. Also bring any sketches or photographs so you can make your stencils.

 

Tutor: Gina Miller — 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 experienced in a number of printmaking arts and techniques.

Bookings: Contact Gina on 0400 598 059 or email ginamaymiller@icloud.com

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Workshop: Intro to Indigo

Saturday 4th June, 2022.

In this one day, Introduction to Indigo Workshop, participants will gain a basic knowledge of the history and value of natural dyes, learn about the alchemy of indigo, how to coax colour from the plant and have their confidence boosted to continue experimenting on their own.

Introduction to Indigo Workshop Flyer - Saturday 4th June at Emerald Arts Society.

Date: Saturday 4th June, 2022

Location: EAS Studio, Emerald. Cnr Church & Anne Sts.

Time: 10.00 am — 4.00 pm

Cost: $90 members, $125 non-members

Level: Beginners to Advanced artists, new to Indigo

Please book early as numbers are limited! 

Requirements: All art supplies are provided. You need to bring your own lunch.

Tutor: Jude Craig — Jude Craig is a natural dyer. Her innate love of indigo and extracting all colours from Nature, empower her to ‘work instinctively, preserve traditions and be responsible’. See more of Jude’s work at https://instagram.com/naturallydyed

Bookings: Contact Marg by emailing workshop@emeraldartssociety.com.au

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Workshop: Intro to Lino Block Printing

Saturday 14th May, 2022.

Lino printing, also known as Linocut, is a popular and easy to carve form of printmaking as an alternative to wood. The printmaking process involves creating a design and carving into the linoleum with lino cutting tools or chisels.

The lino cut is then coated with ink. Paper is placed over it, it is passed through the press or rolled by hand, and the pressure transfers the inked design onto the paper.

In this workshop, we will have time to experience working with traditional lino or vinyl as well as soft cut lino.

Flyer for Workshop Introduction to Lino Block Printing with Gina Miller

Date: Saturday 14th May 2022

Location: EAS Studio, Emerald. Cnr Church & Anne Sts.

Time: 10.00 am — 4.00 pm

Cost: $150 members, $185 non-members

Level: Open to Beginners. Adults and Students (minimum age 16)

Please book early as numbers are limited! 

Requirements: All materials are provided as well as morning and afternoon tea. You need to bring your own lunch. Also bring any sketches or ideas, photographs or specimens for inspiration to produce your own lino cut print boards.

Tutor: Gina Miller — 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 focusses on native plants and animals. She is experienced in a number of printmaking arts and techniques.

Bookings: Contact Gina on 0400 598059 or ginamaymiller@icloud.com

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Workshops with Craig Penny

Three very exciting upcoming workshops being put on by Craig Penny at the Emerald Arts Society Hall in February and April. These will be excellent and what a great creative way to start 2022!

Due to CV limitations each workshop is limited to 11 artists so get in quick as these will book out very quickly.


The Emerald Arts Society presents

CRAIG PENNY: 3 One Day Workshops — Acrylics and Watercolours with an Edge

DATES: Wednesday February 9th, Wednesday February 23rd, and Wednesday April 6th, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm

COST: Members $80 a day, Non-Members $95 a day

Each workshop will focus on a different subject and the challenges it provides. All subjects will be tackled in both acrylic and watercolours with an emphasis on acrylics.

Participants will need to bring suitable acrylic and watercolour materials. Canvas for acrylics and paper for watercolours. Each canvas for acrylics will need to have a very pale blue undercoat. A suggested materials list is available upon request.

Tea and coffee provided, but BYO lunch.

COVID RESTRICTIONS WILL APPLY. Maximum eleven places only for each workshop.

LOCATION: EAS, cnr Church and Anne Streets, Emerald

BOOKINGS: glennhambleton@gmail.com or phone Glenn 0488 228 665

For information regarding materials, etc. contact Craig, craigpennyart@bigpond.com or phone 0413 316 299.

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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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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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Kenny Chan — Super Heroes Workshop

This workshop concentrates on drawing techniques, developing your characters and comic book illustrations. Suitable for beginners and for those with previous experience who want to hone their skills.

Kenny Chan is a registered teacher with the Victorian Institute of Education and has been running workshops for over 10 years. He is based in Melbourne and has had many bookings throughout Victoria and interstate, teaching the techniques of drawing in Manga Art, comic illustrations, and more recently Super Hero art.

If you are interested in attending this workshop, you need to contact Wendy by the 6th September 2019.
Ph: 0408 553325
Email: eas.wendyl@gmail.com

DATE: Sunday 15th September 2019

TIME: 1pm – 4pm
LOCATION: EAS Studio, Cnr Church & Anne Sts
SKILLS: All levels, incl. beginners, age 12+

COST: $45 Members; or $55 Non-members

Pay by Direct Deposit: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Acct Name: Emerald Arts Society
BSB No: 063 842 A/C No: 1003 6074
Please use ref: Your surname followed by SH — For example : JonesSH

BRING: Sketching paper, drawing pencils and erasers, and a black marker pen or texta.

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