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Nov
28
Wed
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Nov 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England

These workshops will use the environment around the Studio as inspiration for learning the basic techniques of drawing. This series will lay the groundwork for skills that you can take further at home. Full of hints and tips to achieving a realistic finish, how to tone and shade, aspects of composition, and experience handling different dry media are only some of the topics covered by this course. Suitable for beginners or more experienced drawers.

Dec
5
Wed
2018
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England
Dec 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan Clark: Drawn from Nature @ Go Create! New England

These workshops will use the environment around the Studio as inspiration for learning the basic techniques of drawing. This series will lay the groundwork for skills that you can take further at home. Full of hints and tips to achieving a realistic finish, how to tone and shade, aspects of composition, and experience handling different dry media are only some of the topics covered by this course. Suitable for beginners or more experienced drawers.

Feb
9
Sat
2019
Liz Powell: Paper and Stitch 9-10th February @ The Studio
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am – Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm
Liz Powell: Paper and Stitch 9-10th February @ The Studio

This 2 day workshop is all about experimenting with the interaction of paper and stitch. We’ll be including elements and working from the lovely New England environment such as grasses, leaves, found objects, and incorporating stitched elements into a variety of paper manipulations. We will also play with the traditional Korean technique of Joomchi (a type of paper felting best done with the feet and power tools I’ve found) where paper layering and stitch creates new voids and shapes.

You can jump into joomchi with both feet, literally, but I will also be demonstrating and making a piece for everyone so all participants will end up with a piece of joomchi with personal inclusions that you may have brought or collected in the landscape, but if you want to dive in and give it a whirl that will be great! You can bind up a diary of the weekend using an age old binding technique that dates to medieval times using book stitching frames that I will provide. The frames are available for purchase after the workshop if you become addicted.

All joomchi equipment will be provided and all levels of experience catered for.

Apr
27
Sat
2019
Fiona Pfennigwerth: “On the Farm” Watercolour Painting @ Go Create! New England
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm
Fiona Pfennigwerth: "On the Farm" Watercolour Painting @ Go Create! New England

Enjoy this lovely pastoral country in all its autumn glory. Capture aspects of it from life, in watercolour. Come away with your visual record of meeting it personally, and an increased understanding of watercolour painting.

For over 30 years Fiona has loved depicting aspects of nature in watercolour, from the patterns of bark and leaf litter to landscapes, and from quick sketches from life to botanical art and decorative illustration. She has studied from fine Art at TAFE to a PhD in Natural History Illustration at the University of Newcastle. Currently she is working on her 3 rd volume of illuminated manuscripts.

Oct
5
Sat
2019
Susannah Blaxill: Graphite Drawing Workshop 5-6 October @ The Studio
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm
Susannah Blaxill: Graphite Drawing Workshop 5-6 October @ The Studio

The Drawing Workshop will focus on fine drawing skills and the methods and materials used to build up tone, form and fine detail to complete a work using graphite dust and graphite pencils.

Susannah Blaxill established her career as a painter in London in the mid 1980’s, where she had 2 sell out solo exhibitions before returning to live in Australia in 1992. She has paintings in public and private collections around the world and has been exhibited widely through England, Europe, America, Asia and Australia. Amongst many publications, her work has been featured on the front page of the Arts section of the New York Times.