Watercolour Pipe Organs – Swedish Artist Jonas Pettersson

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We’re celebrating a truly inspirational 10 Days – for this year’s

2018 Yaroomba Beach Art Residency

thanks to the energy and wonderful freedom Jonas has demonstrated in sharing his techniques and innovative ideas!

From the Opening Night – of The Horizon Festival – Jonas slotted into our Queensland way of life! Wife Sofie Weijosdotter-Pettersson has a specialist interest and PhD in the traditional Sami People of their native Sweden and so the Opening celebrations – with an Australian Indigenous Smoking Ceremony and Dancing by the Sunshine Coast Gubbi Gubbi Dancers struck a cord with them as well!

Opening of Horizon Festival 2018 and The Yaroomba Beach Art Residency

Opening Night of Horizon Festival on our beautiful Sunshine Coast Australia – The Gubbi Gubbi Dancers – entranced our Swedish Artist – Jonas Pettersson and wife Sofie – really building the expectations for his 2018 Yaroomba Beach – Art Residency as well 🌞

Posted by Fish Lane Studios on Monday, 27 August 2018

So a big thanks to Jonas and Sofie – safe travel home to Sweden

We also would like to acknowledge some special supporters – whose interest and attendance at our Workshop 2 made this a very interesting and interactive 2 days for all of us – thanks to:

Professor Phil Graham – Head of School, School of Communication and Creative Industries and his staff and students from The University of the Sunshine Coast.

Left to Right | Katrin, Jesse, Debra, Annie, Luke and Jonas – and on the previous day we had real pleasure in sharing with Dr Uwe Turton – Lecturer, Design – thanks Guys!!

Measuring – Cutting and Constructing!!

Participants from Workshop 1 – were as creative –

learning and understanding many specialist Watercolour and other mediums – under the hand of this Master!

Creative Additional Techniques to Add to Your Watercolour Portfolio – Cyanotype Printing

Salt and Crackling Paste

Inspiration for Jonas goes back to his roots with his Dad!

and his stunning innovative free hand painting – example below!

We are so intrigued and spoilt with this amazing 10 Days !! Thanks Jonas Pettersson!

A special thanks to our Partners – @YaroombaBeach

Also again this year – we aligned our ‘Yaroomba Beach Art Residency’ to parallel with

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