Join Our Artist-in-Residence for March 2024 – Natalia Bertelli

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Come and join our March – Artist-in-Residence – Natalia Bertelli – explore her vibrant Work inspired by her recent travels to Mexico – and chat with her about her home in Argentina and her many other inspiring travels! Natalia is … Read More

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

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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!

3 Days – Transitional Watercolour Workshop – From Woe to Go – Fish Lane Studios 18th to 20th May 2024

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This Workshop is for Artists who have always been interested in Watercolour but who would like to discover more fluid options and conquer the medium – We will complete the 3 days starting with some beginning exercises and build up to a completed artwork or 2 by the end of the 3 days!

We have 3 ladies flying in from Melbourne for this workshop so there are only 3 public spaces available – if you miss out on booking this please contact us and we will look at doing more of these ‘intense’ 3 day options for you 🌞!

Welcome – we are proud to announce our 17 Australian Artists – Selected to Represent Australia at FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy 2024 and then to the USA!

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17 Artists to Represent Australia at FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy 2024 and then to the USA! Congratulations to these Artists named above – and with your Artwork images list below! All your Artwork is now on shipment to Italy for Exhibition … Read More

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

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*** 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!

Saturday Watercolour – Fish Lane Studios – 3rd February 2024 – Shadows and Perspective Techniques to Explore

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*** 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!

Join Artist Wyn Vogel – In The Kimberley August 2024 – Remote and Rural Painting Trip

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Come and discover the colours and reflections of the Kimberley – With Artist Wyn Vogel and ‘On The Verandah’ Art Tours – 7 to 13 August 2024 –  Wyn says ……..’As an Artist and one to love exploring – I have … Read More

Final Fling For 2023 – Studio x 2 Exhibition – Artists – Tony Walker and Wyn Vogel – Fish Lane Studios – South Brisbane

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Looking to treat yourself or someone else for Christmas – we can help tuck something under the Tree – From specialist – Art Materials to great paintings! Join us for the last week of our Exhibition! Fish Lane Studios – … Read More

Eckersley’s Sunshine Coast – Minyama – 20 January 2024 – Abstracting the Coastal Landscape – A New Year Warm UP!

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Given this is the Sunshine Coast we will explore the colours of the Coast and concepts to highlight you favourite components of your beach, waterfall or coastal river mouth.

Wyn will share her techniques and concepts to enable you to consider the beauty of the Coast landscape and create your memories and impressions of that landscape.

You are welcome to bring a favourite image of a Coastal Holiday Spot you love – and you will be able to apply your own twists to the image with Wyn’s help!

Remember to bring a picnic lunch and a mug – tea and coffee will be supplied!

Something Different Gold Coast 21st February 2024 – Celebrate Chinese New Year – A Chinese Lantern Still Life – a conversation re Pro/Brush Markers and techniques for painting Chinese Dragons

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There is often no reason for moving to multi-media other than the whim of the Artist – but with these Marker Pens – there are strong options for achieving texture and interesting options to lift your Artwork from the mundane to the vibrant!

With this Workshop – Artist Wyn Vogel will discuss options for a combination of Watercolour and Marker Pens – what better time to be tempted with the bright colours of the Chinese New Year and their gorgeous ‘Lanterns’ these are the inspiration – there are funky and traditional to choose from!

The structure of the paper and thread that are the basis for the construct of these Lanterns lend themselves to the being shaped with the styles on the end of the marker pen.

Don’t forget to bring your lunch and a mug – tea and coffee will be provided.

Modern Botanical – Gold Coast – 24th January 2024 – Inspiration From The Flower Markets – Working with Watercolour Inks

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Artist Wyn Vogel will bring together her favourite colours and shape for you to choose from and we will explore the textures and tones that can be evoked by the use of Watercolour Inks – especially underpainting the shadows like you can see in this image prior to loading any watercolour paint!

If you would like to under paint – it is important to use acrylic water poof ink that will dry and stay stable when watercolour is applied – for this reason I would recommend any of the acrylic inks you will see in store – if you want to remain pure to the watercolour mantra – you can use the watercolour inks but they will mix and blend like watercolours as you layer them – so be prepared for this to happen – remember you will have 10% discount from Eckersley’s on any materials you choose to buy for this Workshop!

Beginners – Experimental Artists – New Workshops Dropping as we speak!

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– Book A Workshop For You – Book a Team Workshop – In Your Own Work Place – Team Building at its best! Artist and Curator of Fish Lane Studios – Wyn Vogel will share some of her best tips … Read More

A Repeat Workshop – Sth Brisbane – Fish Lane Studios – Abstracting the Coastal Landscape – A New Year Warm UP!

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Yes ………………we are doing this as our Christmas Picnic and Paint – however this sold out over night so we are repeating this Workshop as our first for 2024, it will be a straight Workshop though, not a ‘Picnic and Paint’ but we anticipate our new Neighbour will be open on the Deck with us and you will be able to buy some lunch if you need, or bring something with you to snack on! 

Fish Lane Studios – 4 Edmondstone Street – South Brisbane – Qld 4101 ….Wyn will share her techniques and concepts to enable you to consider the beauty of the Coast landscape and create your memories and impressions of that landscape.

You are welcome to bring a favourite image of a Coastal Holiday Spot you love – and you will be able to apply your own twists to the image with Wyn’s help!

A Beginners Workshop – Pre-Christmas so you can ask Santa for whatever colours and tools you need!

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Artist and Curator of Fish Lane Studios – Wyn Vogel will share some of her best tips for how to set up and use your materials.

We will explore the concepts:
for stretching and supporting your paper,
mixing your colours – palettes and tone, including how to manage your watercolour medium for the most vibrant and wonderful colours to flow across your papers! Wyn is known for her vibrant, loose mixing and washes – and this Workshop will definitely give you a feel for what is possible.

We are making this introductory Workshop a 2 ½ hours and you will go away with some sample papers and lots of colour swatches and some homework to do 🌞 so you can explore further and decide if this is the medium for you!

Please check the Materials to bring with you to begin or you can buy some of these in the Studio – come 15 minutes early if you would like to shop first!

Opening – Studio x 2 Exhibition – Wyn Vogel and Tony Walker – join us in Fish Lane Studios – for Opening Drinks 2-5pm 25th November 2023

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Opening – Studio x 2 Exhibition – Wyn Vogel and Tony Walker – Primarily Works on Paper – With a Canvas or 2 | Oils and Acrylic to Complete the Mix! Some of these Artworks have travelled the world – … Read More

Fish Lane Studios – Christmas ‘Picnic and Paint’ – 10am on the Deck – 2nd December 2023 – Abstracting the Coastal Landscape

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Join Artist – Wyn Vogel – for this relaxing Christmas ‘Picnic and Paint’ – Wyn will share her techniques and concepts to enable you to consider the beauty of the Coast landscape and create your memories and impressions of that landscape – you are welcome to bring a favourite image of a Coastal Holiday Spot you love – and you will be able to apply your own twists to the image with Wyn’s help! Your ‘Picnic Lunch’ contribution is included in your Ticket

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