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2019 Art Show Entries Open

Entries for the 2019 Camberwell Art Show opened on Monday 4th March. Entry is open until Monday 13th May giving artists 11 weeks to paint and select art to be entered for the event.

A new award for Drawing has been added for 2019. The winner will receive $2500 in supplies. Artists now compete for $40,000 in prizes including $20,000 Best in Show.

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2019 Judges

The Camberwell Art Show committee is pleased to announce the judges for 2019. This year's 3 judges are all highly respected and award winning artists as well as experienced judges.

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A big thank you to all the artists for supporting the Camberwell Art Show

This year’s show our 53rd, has been another resounding success due to the quality of the paintings presented by the artists and the commitment of the volunteers who organised it, the largest of its type in Australia.

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Artist Demonstration - Lisa Wang

Event Type: Artist Demonstration

Date: Saturday Jun 29, 2019, 11:30 am

Medium oil. Lisa's subject will be a barista, it's kind of a portrait but of more interest for most people because everyone loves coffee!

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Artist Demonstration - Joseph Zbukvic

Event Type: Artist Demonstration

Date: Saturday Jun 29, 2019, 2:00 pm

Medium Watercolour. Joseph will paint a larger piece in the studio of an 'en plein air' study completed in the morning of a subject near the Camberwell art show.

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Artist Demonstration - Peter Smales

Event Type: Artist Demonstration

Date: Sunday Jun 30, 2019, 11:30 am

Medium oil. Peter's subject will be a seascape using the principles of tonalism to create an atmospheric painting.

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Artist Demonstration - Amanda Hyatt

Event Type: Artist Demonstration

Date: Sunday Jun 30, 2019, 2:00 pm

Medium Watercolour. With her inimitably energetic panache, Amanda will paint the subject of boats in the Alla Prima style.

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Artist Demonstration - Cathy Van Ee

Event Type: Artist Demonstration

Date: Monday Jul 1, 2019, 2:00 pm

Medium Pastel. Cathy will use the example of a Pastel landscape to show the impact of complimentary colour; when used with understanding, complimentary colours can infuse stunning effects in your paintings.

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Artist Demonstration - Mike Barr

Event Type: Artist Demonstration

Date: Saturday Jul 6, 2019, 11:30 am

Medium Acrylic. Melbourne's streets using a photographic reference, showing how to use a photo without being its slave and how to break free from detail and concentrate on how to centre on mood instead. Similar to watercolour, acrylics are best used quickly and confidently for best effect.

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Artist Demonstration - Yesim Gozukara

Event Type: Artist Demonstration

Date: Saturday Jul 6, 2019, 2:00 pm

Medium Watercolour. Yesim will explore how to create magical granulation effects using the qualities of the pigments. These textures complement and unify the transparency of the main feature, they also add excitement, dimension and character to the painting.

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Artist Demonstration - Lyn Mellady

Event Type: Artist Demonstration

Date: Sunday Jul 7, 2019, 11:30 am

Medium Pastel. Lyn's mastery of both the pastel medium and her trademark subject will demonstrate the duet of waves and light and how to achieve this magic.

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Artist Demonstration - David Taylor

Event Type: Artist Demonstration

Date: Sunday Jul 7, 2019, 2:00 pm

Medium Watercolour. This painting will explore the beauty and freedom that nature produces in a brief moment of time on the Tambo River and its surrounds.

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