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March Picnic and Paint – Different Papers – Experiment with me to celebrate this ‘Year of the Dragon’ 2024 – Fish Lane Studios Saturday 23rd March 2024

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm AEST

$135.00

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Our March ‘Picnic and Paint’ will be live @

– Fish Lane Studios –
23 March 2024 – 10am to 2.30pm

Studio 2/4 Edmondstone Street
South Brisbane – Queensland – 4101

Picnic Lunch – Thanks to Bird’s Nest Restaurant

Your ticket includes a $25 Voucher for your Picnic Lunch at Bird’s Nest Restaurant – who share the Deck with me – their lunch bowls are yummy and the ticket will cover the cost of a lunch bowl and a drink of your choice.

This will be a fun day – as we have discovered the artwork we all admire from our Chinese and Japanese Artist cousins – is not so easy to do – but so much fun to experiment and in this Chinese – Year of the Dragon, why not!

I have to say that I will be doing much more practice before this Workshop as you can see – my ‘Dragon’ below needs a lot of Work 🫣

Materials to Bring

  • 2 or 3 sheets of Rice Paper – you can choose the texture and finish that you love most from the selection at your Art Shop!
  • At least 1 sheets Arches 300gsm rough Watercolour Paper
  • And some smaller sheets of watercolour paper to try out ideas – again experimental so these can be scraps from other Work if you have them!

PAINTS | Watercolour Paint – Watercolour Pencils – Watercolour Inks – 

but please bring whatever colours you have in your kit:

  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Indigo – We recommend Winsor & Newton brand for tone
  • Cadmium Yellow – Deep
  • Phthalo Blue
  • Raw Sienna
  • Quinacridone Gold
  • Australian Red Gold
  • Alizarin Crimson and/or Organic Vermilion – or similar colours

Brushes – at least those below –

but please bring whatever brushes you have in your kit:

At Least 1 of each brush below – more will help you:

  • 1 each x 1/2 inch and 3/4inch Angle Shader
  • 1 x wide wash brush at least 2 inches in width – for wet work, we recommend the 2 inch Art Spectrum Soft Varnish Brush – I would recommend you have at least 2 with you, and
  • 1 x wide dry brush at least 2 inches in width – feel it with you hand and maker sure it is very soft Goat Hair recommended – for dry work –
  • 1 x Squirrel Needle point or Chinese style calligraphy brush for detailed line work and layering of your colours – we recommend No10 – NEEF Squirrel Needle Point – see the images below and on the cover photo for guidance!

Other Tools:

  • A Plastic Palette or old plates to mix your paints on.
  • 1 x old kitchen spray bottle – washed out and ready to have clean water to spray across your paints – I recommend an old ‘Windex’ Bottle of similar to give you a good spray of water.
  • a 2B pencil and if you would like a rubber
  • Hair dryer to dry your work between layers
  • Backing board to tape your sample papers down (core board or similar from Bunnings) and tape to manage your paper – we don’t use an easel we tape the paper to the backing board so we can move the paper and tilt or turn as needed to manage your paint and water.

 

 

REFUND POLICY

** refunds will be in full if we are notified 72 hours ahead of the Dates,

** we will withhold the card fee, but refund bookings notified within 24 hours of the Workshops – however,

** if there is a no-show on the day without notification, we will not refund the ticket at that time.

Organizer

Fish Lane Studios
Phone
+61 419358859
Email
wyn@fishlanestudios.com
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Venue

Fish Lane Studios – Art Space
Botanica Apartments - 4 Edmondstone Street
South Brisbane, Queensland 4101 Australia
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Phone
+61419358859
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