Brisbane – Fish Lane Studios – Saturday 23rd April 2022 – with Artist Jan Lawnikanis – Light Effects in Watercolour

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A Boutique Class with Artist Jan Lawnikanis – HOW TO CREATE LIGHT EFFECTS IN WATERCOLOUR!
You will be – Mastering the use of tone, colour, light and shadows is essential for successful watercolour paintings and learning how to create atmospheric impressions to suit a variety of subjects while discovering the differences in natural and artificial light.

With a combination of theory, demonstrations and individual projects, you will gain new skills for manipulating subject matter to depict different moods and effects.

Gold Coast Eckersley’s Labrador – Artist Wyn Vogel – Figures in Your Painting – proportions and abstraction – Wednesday 16th March 2022 – 10am to 2.30pm

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No matter if you are painting a landscape or a portrait – illustrative works or just exploring the human form you will need to understand the proportions of the body and how to position these into all sorts of poses and styles within your painting – so join in and discover the fun of creating the human form!

Gold Coast – Eckersley’s Labrador – Contemporary Still Life – taking a moment to reflect on the shadows in your Kitchen – Wednesday 2nd March 2022 – Artist Wyn Vogel – 10am to 2.30pm

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Artist Wyn Vogel is the Curator of Fish Lane Studios and invited Leader to FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy since 2018.

Wyn works with a variety of mediums but her passion and first love is the flow of watercolour across the paper and the sense of wonder as the chemical reactions of colour change and evolve her subject.

These Workshops for 2022 will focus on your introduction to Wyn’s techniques and she will guide you through the process to work with watercolour on paper – introducing various tools and mediums as you go – book now for one or more Workshops over the next few months and enjoy!

Beginners are welcome as Wyn will guide you through some basic steps to get you going for each Workshop. This includes understanding your watercolour paper, mixing colours and preparing your painting space.

Brisbane – Fish Lane Studios – 26th February 2022 – with Artist Jan Lawnikanis – Paint and Pencil

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A Boutique Class with Artist Jan Lawnikanis – PAINT and PENCILS – Combining watercolours and colour pencils for a range of subjects.

Watercolours and colour pencils are a perfect match and this workshop will explore how to use them together in individual ways. “Failed’ watercolour paintings can be improved with the addition of pencils or they can be used simultaneously as a mixed-media artwork. Be surprised by the range of surfaces compatible with using these mediums together.

Techniques with aquarelle (water-soluble colour pencils) will also be covered. It’s quite rare to find workshops with these pencils, but students will learn many tips on how to get professional results.

Some basic experience with watercolour is essential, but newcomers to colour pencil art are welcome.

NOTE: Aquarelle Pencils will be available for sale in the Studio, along with paints and paper – if you need them, but please, check the booking page for materials to bring.

Gold Coast – Eckersley’s Labrador – Let’s Start The Year – With Artist Wyn Vogel – Modern Botanical – Discover Your Garden – Wednesday 16th February 2021 10am to 2.30pm

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Artist Wyn Vogel is the Curator of Fish Lane Studios and invited Leader to FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy since 2018.

Wyn works with a variety of mediums but her passion and first love is the flow of watercolour across the paper and the sense of wonder as the chemical reactions of colour change and evolve her subject.

These Workshops for 2022 will focus on your introduction to Wyn’s techniques and she will guide you through the process to work with watercolour on paper – introducing various tools and mediums as you go – book now for one or more Workshops over the next few months and enjoy!  

Beginners are welcome as Wyn will guide you through some basic steps to get you going for each Workshop.

Brisbane – Fish Lane Studios – 9 February 2022 – A Beginners Workshop – Celebrating the Beginning of a New Year with Artist Wyn Vogel

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9th February 2022 – 10am to 12.30pm – Start at the very beginning – With a boutique size class – Introducing you to your various papers – brushes and paints – understand the difference between the use of pans and tube paints and create your own ‘Colour Garden’ to see how these colours can work for you! Artist Wyn Vogel has a very vibrant, loose style and she will share these techniques with you – Beginners obviously this is for you – or Experienced Artists looking to loosen up and free the water and paint on your paper are also invited to explore this new year!

No2. Watercolour Workshop – Eckersley’s Prahran Victoria – Work hands on with Australian Artist Wyn Vogel to ‘Discover the Story in your Landscapes’ – Saturday 29 January 2022 – 11am to 4pm

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Artist Wyn Vogel is the Curator of Fish Lane Studios and invited Leader to FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy since 2018. Wyn works with a variety of mediums but her passion and first love is the flow of watercolour across the paper and the sense of wonder as the chemical reactions of colour change and evolve her subject. These Workshops for 2022 will focus on your introduction to Wyn’s techniques and she will guide you through the process to work with watercolour on paper – Wyn has some unique techniques for mixing colour on her paper and managing her water ….. introducing various tools and mediums as you go – book now for one or more Workshops over the next few months and enjoy! Beginners are welcome as Wyn will guide you through some basic steps to get you going for each Workshop.

No1. Watercolour Workshop – Eckersley’s Prahran Victoria – Work hands on with Australian Artist Wyn Vogel to ‘Discover the Story in your Landscapes’ – 27 January 2022 – 11am to 4pm

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Artist Wyn Vogel is the Curator of Fish Lane Studios and invited Leader to FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy since 2018. Wyn works with a variety of mediums but her passion and first love is the flow of watercolour across the paper and the sense of wonder as the chemical reactions of colour change and evolve her subject. These Workshops for 2022 will focus on your introduction to Wyn’s techniques and she will guide you through the process to work with watercolour on paper – Wyn has some unique techniques for mixing colour on her paper and managing her water ….. introducing various tools and mediums as you go – book now for one or more Workshops over the next few months and enjoy! Beginners are welcome as Wyn will guide you through some basic steps to get you going for each Workshop.

Brisbane Workshop – Wednesday Evenings – Back to those moody Skies – with Artist Wyn Vogel – how to manage your light and clouds in the landscape – Fish Lane Studios – 19 January 2022 – 6 to 8.30pm

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Brisbane Workshop – with Artist Wyn Vogel – we are going back to those moody Skies – how to manage your light and clouds in the landscape – in Fish Lane Studios – 19 January 2022 – 6 to 8.30pm

A New Focus for Watercolour Art Internationally – The International Watercolour Platform – with 38 Australian Artists Locked and Loaded waiting for selection for FabrianoInAcquarello – 2022

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It has been an amazing start to 2022 – with Artists from over 80 countries loading their artwork ready for selection for FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy 2022 – via the new ‘International Watercolor Platform’ Featured Image – Artist Didier Brot – … Read More

Brisbane Workshop – With Artist Des Lambert – A chance to discover the ‘construct’ of your painting in different mediums

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Re-live your favourite travel destinations in this workshop for all skill levels. Bring along a photo of a street scene or landscape and recreate it in your preferred medium – watercolour, oil, acrylic, pastel, pen& ink… Artist Des Lambert will share his tips and techniques to paint from your travel photos.

Des works in a variety of styles and mediums – samples of his work are shown above and below. He will guide you through the process of using photo references to create a compelling and satisfying work of art. This includes how to identify the essence of what you want to capture from a treasured scene and then select what to keep, remove and re-imagine, all underpinned by a solid drawing foundation.

Brisbane Workshop – Ruben’s Women – Fish Lane Studios – With Artist Wyn Vogel – Wednesday Evening 12 January 2022 — 6 to 8.30pm

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No matter if you are painting a landscape or a portrait – illustrative works or just exploring the human form you will need to understand the proportions of the body and how to position these into all sorts of poses and styles within your painting – so join in and discover the fun of creating the human form!

1. We’ll explore the shape and colours to bring out the best in the human body –
2. We will explore proportions and the complexity of shape as the body moves –
3. For those who enjoy life classes this is a precursor to just sketching ad-lib

Prahran Victoria – Work hands on with Australian Artist Wyn Vogel to ‘Discover the Story in your Landscapes’ – 27 Or 29 January 2022 – 11am to 4pm

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Whatever the mood – you can create this with your water, paint and some time! To focus on the techniques – join us to explore this on one or both, of 2 days at the end of January 2022 – … Read More

Brisbane – Fish Lane Studios – Christmas Picnic and Paint – 27th November 2021 – celebrating our year of Workshops!

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Celebrating all the Workshops we have had this year either in Fish Lane Studios or at the Gold Coast – All Students are invited to join us on the Deck – 4 Edmondstone Street South Brisbane to enjoy our last Picnic and Paint for the year – 27th November 2021 10am start to when we finish! Picnic Lunch totally included in the Ticket! Theme – discovering ‘Abstraction’ totally or slightly or the human form!!

The Rules and Conditions of Entry for FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy 2022 have been released

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Very Exciting News For Australian Watercolour Artists The ‘Rules’ for FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy 2022 have been released   Please click through the links below …….to read these ‘Conditions of Entry’ and we will be in touch with our 32 Best in … Read More

Metamorphosis – from the beauty of the bud to the flower @ Eckersleys Gold Coast – Labrador – 10am to 2.30pm Wednesday 10th November 2021

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We will explore the genesis of the Flower – from birth to fading glory! The celebration of the flowers as they transit from the greens of the bud – to the soft colours of a full blown flower and the gentle browns and shapes which result as the plant fades! These stages all have their unique beauty – you can choose to paint a representational Work – or a more abstracted adaptation of the process! 10am to 2.30pm @ Eckersley’s Gold Coast – Labrador Wednesday 10th November 2021.

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