September 2019 Meeting

Date – Sunday 9 September 2019

Time – 1:30pm to 4:00 pm

Venue – Coldstream Community Centre, Kelso Street, Coldstream – Melways Map 281 B10

(Note: As the first Sunday in September is Fathers’ Day, our meeting this month will be a week later than usual.)

Demonstration – This month, our demonstrator will be Craig Penny. His subject will be painting with acrylics.

Craig is a well known Melbourne based artist.

Born in Mildura, Craig has shown an interest in art and drawing from a very young age and has created a successful career as a professional artist.

Craig describes his background and career is this way:

“Studying art at Ballarat University, painting and graphic design claimed most of his attention allowing him to pursued a successful career in illustrator as a member of the Illustrators Association of Australia
for many years.
Craig has skills in a range of mediums including computer graphics.  
He taught both traditional drawing, illustration and digital drawing at both Victoria University and Swinburne University.

Craig never lost his love of using traditional methods and now specializes in watercolour, acrylic painting and illustration.”

Craig is a regular contributor to “The Australian Artist” magazine, and has exhibited his art widely. His numerous awards include:

2003 Best Water Colour – Rotary Club Of Portland
2004 Best Water Colour – Wimmera Art Show
2005 Best Street Scene – Brighton Art Show
2006 Best Street Scene – Bayside Art Show
2008 Best Oil – Chelsea Art Show
2008 Best Painting – Bayside Art Show
2009 Best Painting all Mediums – Mt Waverly Art Show
2009 Best Oil – Rotary club of Hamilton Nth
2010 Best Oil / Acrylic – Chelsea Art Show
2011 Best Acrylic Painting – Bayside Art Show

With his wealth of knowledge and experience, Craig is sure to encourage us to try some acrylic techniques we have not previously used.

Entry Fees – Members – $6 Visitors – $10