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Create Narrandera - Expressive Acrylics - Flora

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Narrandera Arts & Community Centre

31 Cadell Street

Narrandera, NSW 2700

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Karen Ritchie returns by popular demand to share skills in working with acrylics to create layered works featuring flora.

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Have fun in a relaxed and friendly environment being bold and expressive with acrylic paint. Take home 1 or 2 finished canvases of your favourite flowers, such as roses, tulips, sunflowers, irises or other special floral subjects where you have a photo reference.

This full day workshop caters for the needs of beginners as well as more experienced artists, structured around discussion, step by step demonstration and individual assistance and advice. Take home ideas, inspiration and enthusiasm for free-style expressive painting that shows emotion, movement and life.

When purchasing your ticket to this workshop, you have the option to purchase a kit of materials for $110 which includes:

  • 2 x deep sided canvases 22 x 18
  • 1 x sheet 300 gsm watercolour paper
  • Acrylic Paints x 8
  • Brushes: single + set
  • Acrylic Medium

OR you can bring your own materials. if bringing your own materials, you will need to bring:

  • Masking tape
  • 2B Pencil, eraser, ruler
  • Acrylic paints, a basic variety of colours, at least a warm red, blue, yellow (e.g. ultramarine blue, deep yellow, cad red) and a cool red, blue and yellow (e.g. phthalo blue or Prussian blue, lemon yellow, alizarin crimson) plus titanium white. Bring what you have or like to work with. Suggestions only, do not buy especially.
  • Palette or something to use as a palette e.g. crockery plate, alfoil, baking paper, plastic tray/plates
  • 2 x deep sided stretched canvases or if you prefer, thin sided canvases or canvas boards that is okay. Canvas can be rectangle or square e.g. 51cm x 61cm, 60cm x 60cm, larger if preferred, or 20 ins x 24 ins, 18 ins x 18 ins, whatever you have.
  • Brushes – variety of sizes, acrylic soft bristle, one with pointed tip, several flat/square tipped, small and large e.g. 10mm, 20mm and one larger if you have it; the larger your board the larger your brushes.
  • Palette knife for mixing paint – only if you have one – I will bring some
  • Water containers
  • Rags or paper towel
  • Apron or old shirt cover
  • Photo references of flowers if you have special ones, but Karen will bring lots, can be individual or in containers, vases.
  • Easels – ONLY IF YOU HAVE ONE – either upright or table whichever is your preference. Table easels need to be large enough to hold your canvas. Those who prefer to work flat on tables that is ok too. NACNET has some easels available.

Morning tea and lunch are provided, please advise any dietary requirements.

NACNet member will receive $20 cash back on the day. Non-members will have the opportunity to join NACNet on the day.

Sunday April 30 (9:30am – 4pm)

This workshop is the first of the Create Narrandera program, made possible by grants from the Regional Renewal Strengthening Rural Communities Program ‘Small and Vital’ fund and donor partners the Bertalli Family Foundation and the Yulgilbar Foundation; and the Narrandera Shire Council’s Community Grant Program.

NACNet are pleased to also have obtained sponsorship from the Narrandera Branch of the Country Women's Association and the Narrandera Community (Bendigo) Bank to support the Create Narrandera program.

For further information regarding this workshop, please contact:

Julie 0427 985 297 or Lindee 0411 277 368 or email: nacnet@hotmail.com or message us on Facebook @Narranderaartsandcreativenetwork


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31 Cadell Street

Narrandera, NSW 2700

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