26th Sept 2020 – Plein Air Kangaroo Point – then – Picnic and Paint on the Deck to finish

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DATE | 26th September 2020 – A different Picnic and Paint – with a trip to Kangaroo Point to sketch ‘Plein Air’ across the Brisbane River – Location and meeting time to be confirmed when you book.

Then back for Lunch on the Deck – with BillyKart Restaurant Catering and finishing of the painting in the Fish Lane Studios for the afternoon! ….. conditions on all Workshops are the ‘Covid 19 Conditions pertaining to any restrictions on these days’.

Botanical Workshop – No 2 – 2nd September 2020

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Workshop No: 2 – We will continue building the understanding of the chemistry of Watercolour and optional ways to create the actual floral painting, from Workshop 1. However your welcome to join us as a startup Artist at the Workshop – as we are sharing techniques and ideas as we go.

For Workshops No: 3, 4 and 5 – we will look at the actual style of ‘Botanical’ you would like to represent in your Work – and how to capture this – digitise and create a portfolio of Work to showcase your individual style.

29th August 2020 – Picnic and Paint on the Deck – Finishing The Washing in Italy

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Our goal for this Workshop is to finish the paintings we started in July 2020 – with ‘Craig’s Hut’ from the High Country of Victoria, and our other ‘Story’ of our ‘Italian Washing Line’………. we will also discuss what makes a ‘Story’ – if we do not book out and you would like to join us we will still work with you to create one of the key images for this Workshop – ‘Italian Washing Day’!

We’re Going to the Farm – Fishy Kids for 7th August 2020

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We’re going to see the chooks and goats, cows and hay – we might check out the tractors.
** All materials supplied
** Kids can bring a juice bottle and small snack
** Parents are welcome to stay and/or enjoy a Friday evening refreshment @BillyKart Cafe/Restaurant while the kids Work, especially with the younger ones as we need you to take them to the bathroom etc if required.

Watercolour Pencil, Pen and Charcoal Sketching – the Human Figure in Your Art

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Outcomes you can expect:

You will have an understanding of the human body and proportions
You will have experimented with a range of drawing tools and ideas to enable you to create a figure standing and sitting – or whatever, inspires you 🌞
You will be ready for another session hopefully – taking you closer to the artist you would love to be !!

2 Workshops in 1 – Picnic and Paint on the Deck – South Brisbane Qld 4101 – Learn a Classic Watercolour Technique and Discover How To Tell a Story In Your Painting

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This month we will concentrate on our sky – learning the age old methods of running a ‘Bead’ and also travel from the ‘High Country’ of our Snowy Mountains to the beauty and intrigue of some little Italian Villages – exploring how to – ‘Tell a Story With Your Painting’!

Artist and Fish Lane Studios – Curator Wyn Vogel will demonstrate and work with you step by step to help explore what is possible – we will some beautiful sky exercises and then create a ‘Story’ prior to lunch on the Deck – catered again by BillyKart Restaurant – we have included a lunch voucher in the price of the Workshop.

Modern Botanical – 1st of 5 Workshops

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• Define your ‘Botanical Style’
• Understanding watercolour techniques
• Tips to choose a modern approach to Botanical Art
• Tips on paper and reproduction if you want to share your Work
• This will be the 1st of a series to build your experimentation, which will
run for 5 weeks – however you can choose to come 1 week or 5
• We will create a full story of botanical paintings for your portfolio
• You can choose to share via reproduction or just enjoy as Art on your
We do have paints, brushes and paper available here in the Fish Lane Studios (MasterCard and Visa accepted) – to save you time you are welcome to come 15 minutes early to purchase them ahead of class. We look forward to exploring this amazing world of ‘Botanical Art’ with you – Inquires – Mb | 0419 358 859 | Wyn Vogel

Sketching and Figure Drawing – the basis of ‘Life’ drawing or ‘Anime’ sketching

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This workshop is designed to give you an understanding of the human figure and styles that will translate and enable you to achieve these goals!
You will have a time tested approach to managing the proportions of the figure.
We will get you experienced in working off the cuff – so you can position the figure to be mobile or standing – riding or running.
We will discuss abstraction of the figure to become just a ‘Suggestion’ in your painting.
You can decide the direction from here – anime or reality!

Our August – Picnic and Paint on the Deck – South Brisbane Qld – Sat 29th August 2020

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We’re going to go from the ‘High Country’ in Victoria to the warmth of Italy to tell our Story and experiment for this Workshop! Date | Time – Picnic and Paint on the Deck 10am to 2.30pm – Saturday 25th … Read More

Picnic and Paint Day On The Deck – Discover Water and Ink

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Discover Watercolour and Ink – Experimental Workshop/s to explore what you would like to paint and how! This is to be a fun day discovering sky – clouds – abstraction – mediums and tricks +++++ discussion on styles and where you would like to take your art!
10am to 2.30 pm – Saturday 27th June 2020
Adults – $120.00 +gst includes a ‘Lunch Voucher’ with BillyKart Restaurant
– 10 places available during this period of June ‘20 –
We do have paints, brushes and paper available here in the Fish Lane Studios – to save you time you are welcome to come 15 minutes early to purchase them ahead of class.
Tea and coffee will be available, we look forward to exploring this amazing world of ‘Watercolour’ with you – Inquires – Mb | 0419 358 859 | Wyn Vogel

3 Months until 5th Sept ’20 – 4 Categories to Enter In – The Australian Watercolour Muster 2020

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Our Call for Artists 2020 Opened 5th June 2020, but you have 3 months to experiment and get your ‘Best’ Watercolour Work ready! All artwork must be submitted by COB 5th September 2020 – CLOSE Please link through to see … Read More

The Digital Wall – our ‘Aussie’ Finalists for FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy May 2020 at home in Australia

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Our hearts go out to all of our Artists from across the World – this is such an amazing situation – we would normally be packing our bags and getting ready to party in Fabriano – Italy in a few … Read More

Fish Lane Studios has a – NEW HOME – and an Office ‘Australian Watercolour Muster – BIENNALE 2021’

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  FISH LANE STUDIOS 4 Edmondstone Street – South Brisbane – Queensland Australia HOME TO | Fish Lane Studios – an interactive Art Workspace,  and The Australian Watercolour Muster Biennale 2021 (watch this space for more news and a Date … Read More

Our Aussie Paintings Are On Their Way to Italy – FabrianoInAcquarello – May 2020

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Artists from FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy 2018 … same, same for 2019 but the Fountain was being repaired ?!! We’re excited to share these images and let you know that FabrianoInAcquarello – Italy May 2020 is a happening thing – with … Read More

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