Posts tagged ‘still life’
Last day art exhibition at East Melbourne arts festival.
Will be in attendance after 1.30pm tomorrow at Holy Trinity Cnr Clarendon and Hotham Sts East Melbourne. Event is open 11-5. My collage and paintings and Michael Meszaros sculpture plus the beautiful venue . Come and have a look before we pack up.
Quiet still life paintings in East Melbourne Church
The first two pictures are from a new collection of still life paintings I am making for an exhibition at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in East Melbourne.
The apples are by Marija Patterson talented sculptor that is now playing with paint.\ in my Wed morning workshop.
I have added a couple of photos of the beautiful Holy Trinity Church.
Upcoming art workshops in Collingwood.
Images above are by Joan Cullum and Jan Wright.
|Collage Mixed Media
Friday 22 April, 1 to 4pm
Tutor – Anne Warren
$130 (all materials provided)
|We will prepare two surfaces as supports for your collage by experimenting with and using ink and acrylic paint. When the time comes to cut pictures from books I will ask you to not think about what you are selecting but I will ask you to trust your intuition and just cut images that speak to or appeal to you. I will try my best to share how I select the images I cut and how to approach the assemblage of the pieces. I would always describe collage as fun as the process is meditative, restful, surprising, amusing and yet at the same time you can have a full conversation and get to know the people around you.
We will be using beautiful French Arches watercolour paper, ink and acrylic paint. I will provide you with a list of the materials we have used today so that you can continue creating art.
Materials list provided.
|Painting the Still Life (acrylic)
Thursday 28 April, 1 – 4pm
Tutor – Anne Warren
$140 (all materials provided)
|In this class I will share with you some of the techniques and materials I use to make still-life paintings. For the last seven years I have used a limited colour palette for my paintings and I have barely shifted from that as there are so very many different colours that can be mixed using just the primary colours plus white. You will be encouraged to complete an acrylic still-life painting on canvas in this class. At the end of the class I will provide a list of the materials that you will have used today to make your artwork so that you can continue creating art.|
Cambridge Studio Gallery
03 9486 0169
52 Cambridge Street,
Collingwood, Vic 3066
PO BOX 1412, Collingwood, VIC 3066
12pm to 5pm
Wednesdays to Sundays
Taking bookings for Art Workshops in Melbourne.
Think about taking an art class with me on Feb 2nd or Feb 4th.
My next Still-Life Painting Workshop is on Tuesday February 2nd. It is a very small class of only 3 people so you get lots of attention and information. There is a materials list that I would provide for this class. I have vacancies for the evening class Feb 2nd 6.00 – 9.00pm.
My next Group Collage Workshop is on February 4th 9.30-12.30pm and a later one at 6.00-9.00pm. I still have some places available in both classes. The classes will be for beginners, artists interested trying a different approach, those that have taken a class before that are wanting more direction to consolidate and or make new artwork. Email me firstname.lastname@example.org.
Had so much fun teaching still life painting today.
Same set up, different choices in view, colour, underpainting, background, brushes, medium and pencil.
These are works in progress and are coming along beautifully. Congratulations to Janice, Helen and Sal for such successful pieces in just one workshop. I look forward to seeing your finished pieces in the future.
Alphington Open Studio exhibition this weekend.
It is nearing and I have tried hard to switch from what I was doing (the fundraising) to my art and how to best present it.
I’m keeping things simple, will probably display less than last year and will have my still-life works which are on show for the first time at the open studios. I will of course still have collage/mixed media works as well.
At the moment my preparations include labelling, bluetacking, hooks, cleaning the house, making the studio look tidy and inviting plus so many other things that go with opening up a studio for visitors.
Teaching life drawing classes at Cambridge Studio Gallery on Wed nights.
This is a large charcoal work on paper that I made when studying fine art at university.
I was invited to teach life drawing on Wed nights on rotation with other instructors for small classes in a lovely intimate gallery setting at Cambridge Studio Gallery in Collingwood. I think the students are having a lot of fun drawing, using mixed media including torn paper, paint and ink etc. Sometimes their work is lovely, strong or quirky and sometimes not. It happens because many of the poses are only 5 minutes or so. I hope that they go home with something they are proud of, a technique that they will use again and or a plan to repeat something they learn’t at the next class.
Still life painting with boronia flowers and apples.
I think almost finished. Sorry not such a great quality photo and it is clipped a bit.
This is a photo of one of the set ups that I rejected.
This one has the apples still looking like tomatos.
For my still-life work I underpaint, I use a limited palette of colours and my materials are oil pencil (sparing) and acrylic paint.
My still-life paintings are being exhibited very soon.
Finally it’s here, the Out of the box group of artists that I have exhibited with for over 13 years are having their 2015 exhibition titled SEVEN.
I have posted a few pictures over the past few months plus another one here today. If you wish to discuss you can contact me or the gallery for further information or other images.
I have seven acrylic paintings/oil pencil works on board plus seven tiny 12.5 x 12.5cm works that are details or responses to the larger works. All the work is still-life layered acrylic paintings using a limited palette. The works have been scratched, sprayed, sanded to reveal underpainted colours. I have had Morandi on my mind in the making of this body of work.
Final preparations for gallery exhibition in Collingwood.
Our exhibition is called ‘SEVEN’.
I researched lots of different ideas and came up with not very much at all to inspire me with the title.
I decided to turn my attention to still life work which has been very rewarding for me. I hope you like the pic I am posting. I have made seven still-life works and seven small responses/details that will hang separately. If you are looking for a long articulate explanation, again, I have nothing.
I can tell you that I have used a limited colour palette of ultramarine blue, cadmium red, cadmium yellow and titanium white acrylic paint as well as an oil pencil. There is the tiniest amount of venetion red and alizarin crimson used as well. If you are looking – no not seven colours.
Chrysanthemum with coffee cups, Acrylic Paint / Oil Pencil