Modern Botanical – Pruning the Hydrangeas – Eckersley’s Gold Coast Labrador – Artist Wyn Vogel – 10am – 29th June 2022

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In this Workshop w’ll explore the construct of the flower and then discover how to build your layers to create depth and bring a visually pleasing feel to you painting. We will explore the shapes and colours of Hydrangeas, you may have pruned from your Garden in a bucket! Please read the Materials to bring – we are recommending an ‘Angle Shaper’ Brush – see the Materials List for more information. Don’t forget a mug for coffee/tea and BYO Lunch.

A Fun 2nd Stage – Abstracting Figures in the Landscape – Eckersley’s Gold Coast

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A few flicks of your brush and you can take the eye to another place – a figure folding a tartan rug or a couple walking in Autumn – or some blokes chatting at the news stand – learn how to tell your story in this fun Workshop at Eckersley’s Labrador on the Gold Coast – Wednesday 27th April 2022 – with Artist Wyn Vogel. BYO own lunch and see Materials List on the booking site to see what to bring.

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.

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.

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.

Where Rivers Run @ Eckersley’s Gold Coast Labrador – Watercolour, Ink and Gouache – Wednesday 27th October 2021

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For this Workshop we will explore with Watercolour – the softness of the distant trees the edges of the bark and run of the river! BYO your own Lunch and Mug – Tea and Coffee supplied! 10am to 2.30pm Wednesday – 27th October 2021

Moving to the Sky – Clouds and Smoke – @ Eckersley’s on the Gold Coast Labrador – Wednesday 13th October 2021

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The Cairns Esplanade – Early Morning Walking! Early morning with camera ready to capture this gorgeous wild foreshore – taking us out to sea off the Cairns Esplanade – I wandered and absorbed the light – the structure of the … Read More

Paint with me @ Eckersley’s Gold Coast Labrador – Modern Botanical Workshop – Artist Wyn Vogel

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Join us for a moment to escape and discover your inner ‘Botanical’ style.

Explore and understand loose, Watercolour Techniques – take on board tips for a modern approach to paint your own garden and plants. Aussie Artist Wyn Vogel – is the Curator of the Australian Watercolour Muster which is now entering it’s 3rd year of events, despite the crazy year we have experienced. Wyn is also the Australian Country Leader to FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy a Watercolour Network that has met regularly for over 10 years and is designed to share and grow our international networks, to learn and understand the variety of techniques that are applied to Watercolour across the World. Although Wyn focuses on her Watercolour style, the techniques she teaches can be transferred to other mediums and genre of Art – so come and discover, beginners welcome! PLEASE READ BELOW FOR RECOMMENDED MATERIALS TO BRING 🌞

Eckersley’s Gold Coast – 20 July 2021 – Watercolour Workshop – Tidal Landscapes

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Tidal – Watercolour Workshop exploring the colours of the mangroves, the reflections and colours of the waves – shapes of the sea – working with Artist Wyn Vogel to explore some of our favourite Queensland haunts.

Eckersley’s Gold Coast – 6th July ’21 – 10am to 2pm – Watercolour inspired from your Kitchen – Beats Cooking

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Join Artist Wyn Vogel @Eckersley’s Art and Craft – Labrador on the Gold Coast to discover Watercolour in a different light – Have you ever wondered what drove John Olsen, one of our most famous ‘Aussie Artists’ to paint his ‘Dinner’ the night he had – Seafood Paella …. taking inspiration from this amazing Artist we will set up and paint ‘Still Life’ and discuss what might be possible for dinner as we paint!!