April 2012 Workshop

Date – 29 April 2012
Time – 10:00am to 3:00pm
Venue – Mount Evelyn and Yarra Valley Art Society Meeting Place – Coldstream
Workshop Presenter – Alan Close
Subject – Travel Sketching and Water Colour

In this Workshop, Alan will show how to turn your holiday photos into exciting paintings, with a focus on Travel Sketching and Water Colour Painting.

The format will be:

  • 10 am to 12 noon – Travel Sketching
  • 12 noon to 12:45pm – BYO Lunch
  • 12:45pm to 3pm – Step by Step Waterclour, both demonstration and hands-on.

The requirements for the Workshop are:

  1. 300g arches or rough Water Colour paper – 1-2 full sheets or large pad – 1/4 sheet size
  2. Water Colours – basic set of colours
  3. Water Container
  4. Waterproof floor or table covering
  5. A3 size backing board
  6. Water Colour brushes – round or flat wash, fine or your choice
  7. Eraser
  8. Black Bird HB-2B-4B pencils
  9. Sketching pad or paper
  10. Masking tape
  11. Tissues

This Workshop promises to be a really valuable for artists with any level of experience.

For bookings, contact Joy Brown or email the Secretary.

May 2012 Meeting

Date – Sunday 6 May 2012
Time – 1:30pm
Demonstration – The demonstration will be given by Anita Roeliff, who will be working in Acrylic and Gold Leaf. Anita’s demonstration is sure to be interesting and informative, so make sure you reserve the date for an enjoyable and educational afternoon.
Entry Fees – Members – $6 Visitors – $7 (First meeting free)

New members and visitors are very welcome.