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Saturday Watercolour – Fish Lane Studios – 17th February 2024 – Modern Botanical

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST

$88.00

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Modern Botanical

– Fish Lane Studios –

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

9am to 12 Noon

A Fortnightly Workshop to get you inspired for your Weekends!

*** Remember we have a new Restaurant open on the deck with us – Bird’s Nest Yakitori Restaurant >>> https://www.birdsnest.co/locations-and-menus/west-end/ – Marie and her Team open at 12 noon on a Saturday so if you want to linger on and enjoy lunch – get a group of friends together – come and Workshop and then do lunch – this isn’t a ‘Picnic and Paint’ but you can still extend your day if you like!

Each Workshop will be loaded with the idea of exploring a specific technique – in this 1st Workshop we will explore the concepts of shadows and perspective – how to position your subjects and the colours of shadows – what are these and how to use them?

Workshops will be loaded separately so you can BOOK 1 or more as you have time to paint 🌞🎨 the current dates planned are:

  • Saturday – 3rd February 2024 – Shadows and Perspective
  • Saturday – 17th February 2024 – Modern Botanical – this is an ongoing exploration with Artist and Curator of Fish Lane Studios – Wyn Vogel – whose loose watercolour technique allows the imagery to flow off the paper!
  • Saturday – 2nd March 2024 – Waterways – Sea and River – potentially a Guest Artist to be confirmed as part of this Workshop – watch this space!

*** Coffee can be bought from Cups on Melbourne – on the corner of Edmondstone and Melbourne Streets – you can purchase and bring coffee to the Studio with you to enjoy on your way in!

Materials to Bring:

  • 1 sheet Arches 300gsm Watercolour Paper, OR
  • Some 300gsm Arches pad A3
  • 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!

Watercolour Paint – Watercolour Pencil Colours – 

but please bring whatever colours you have in your kit:

  • Ultramarine Blue – Green Shade
  • Indigo
  • Cadmium Yellow – Deep
  • Phthalo Blue
  • Raw Sienna
  • Quinacridone Gold or Australian Red Gold
  • Alizarin Crimson and/or Deep Cadmium Red – or similar colours
  • Black Waterproof Pigment Ink – bottle
  • A nib pen to work your ink onto the paper

Brushes – at least those below –

but please bring whatever brushes you have in your kit:

  • 1 x 1/2 inch Angle cutter would be useful

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

  • 1 x wide wash brush – for wet work, and
  • 1 x wide wash brush – 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

Other Tools:

  • 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.

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST
Cost:
$88.00
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Website:
https://www.fishlanestudios.com

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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