How to Finish your Watercolour - art workshop

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Lismore, NSW 2480

Australia

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This workshop is one of the most important that I teach. It has been developed over the last thirty-something years in response to the questions;
When is my painting finished ? How do I know when to stop ?
There's something wrong with my painting, but I don't know what it is?

Content

  • I introduce “The Four Fingernails of Success” which helps us to look at the big picture about how we feel about our work.

  • We look at ways of stepping away from the easel to see more clearly.

  • I explain “The Seven Questions for Seeing” which give us specific information about what the audience will see. I explain why it works.

  • I show you some tricks for dealing with edges and cropping

  • Then we experience the process on our own painting to get the *wow* factor happening. Artists will be encouraged to bring a "failed" painting to evaluate and adjust it by working through these step-by-step processes.

  • We also look at important elements of storage, framing, record keeping and presentation of your works on paper.

Activities will include
- teacher demonstration, discussion
- painting/composition exercises.
- follow-up activities to do at home
- learning experiences are collated into a useful artist-made resource work-book called "The Little Red Book of Watercolour"

Class numbers
Maximum of twelve students only. If the class size gets close to this, I'll find a larger venue in East Lismore. Otherwise the workshop will be in my studio.

Suitable for:

- This workshop is suitable for any artist who works on paper. Artists who work on board or canvas will miss one or two points only - you are still most welcome.

- Artists who have a few paintings under their belt will benefit the most. Please phone me 0407170471, or email cp@christineporter.com.au if you are worried that you may not have enough experience. I'd sooner you came and not understand it all completely than miss out.


Included:
- full day tuition with prize-winning professional artist and arts educator Christine Porter
- all art materials
- notes, resources for creating the booklet ‘ The Little Red Book of Watercolour” by Christine Porter
- lunch and morning/afternoon tea ( please advise vego/vegan/GF)

Program
- 8:30am. Studio opens. Tea/coffee will be available from then
- 9am. Christine starts teaching promptly at 9, so please arrive at least 15 minutes before, to settle in
- Midday. Lunch ( provided) Morning and Afternoon tea provided as the day progresses
- 4 pm Class finishes

Needed for the day
- participants must wear closed in shoes
- bring any tube or pan paints you already have, we'll spend some time investigatng them, along with the paints in Christine's collection.

Payment - choose from the following
- To use your credit card or Paypal - follow the links on this page
- To pay Christine directly - download order form and email to Christine
- To pay by installments - contact Christine directly cp@christineporter.com.au 0407170471
- To swap or barter your gardening time for a space in the class - contact Christine directly

The Little Red Book of Watercolour
Christine has developed a work book called "The Little Red Book of Watercolour". It describes everything that Christine has learnt about watercolour in her 30 + years with this media. Each workshop in this series explores a different element of watercolour . Topics include Mixing colour, paper, brushes and other tools, creating the illusion of distance, painting on site, painting trees etc. Each class can be taken independantly, there is no pre-requisite, and the information complements any other teachers’ work.

Children?
This class suits adults. If there is enough interest Christine will organise a teenage or children's class, though there are a number of children's art classes in Lismore.

Getting to the workshop, parking.
The workshop is being held at Christine's studio in East Lismore. When you have enrolled we'll send you a mudmap with directions and parking information.

Contact Christine
Email: cp@christineporter.com.au
Website: www.christineporter.com.au

Refund
The latest day for 100% refund: Wednesday 10th October, 2018
50% refund if you let Christine know by Friday 12th Ocotber, 2018

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Lismore, NSW 2480

Australia

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Refunds up to 1 day before event

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