Demonstrations of painting techniques will be held at the following times in a room within the Art Show venue in the ATC Building at Swinburne University 427 Burwood Rd., Hawthorn. The area is accessible by lift, escalator or stairs.  These are free presentations to Art Show patrons and feature leading artists from around Australia.  Demonstrating artists will be available for discussion at the end of their presentations, or in the designated area where their paintings are displayed at the Art Show. In between demonstrations, view the show and over a coffee or lunch in the show's cafe decide whether you agree with this year's judges. Don't forget to vote in the Viewer's Choice Award. Please note, participating artists and times are correct at time of printing.

 

Date

Time

Artist

Medium

Subject

Saturday 29th June

11.30am

Lisa Wang

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!

 

2.00pm

Joseph Zbukvic

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.

Sunday 30th June

11.30am

Peter Smales

Oil

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

 

2.00pm  

Amanda Hyatt

Watercolour

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

Monday 1st July

11.30am

Greg Allen

Watercolour

As the 2018 Best Watercolour recipient at the Camberwell Art Show, Greg will sensitively develop a landscape in the challenging medium of watercolour.

 

2.00pm

Cathy Van Ee

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.

Saturday 6th July

11.30am

Mike Barr

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.

 

2.00pm

Yesim Gozukara

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.

Sunday  7th July

11.30am

Lyn Mellady

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.

2.00pm

David Taylor

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.