Category: MTAS Monthly Meeting & Demonstration

Monthly Meeting & Demonstration 9th October – Joe Cartwright – Watercolour

We are very happy to have Joe Cartwright with us to demonstrate Painting in Watercolour at our next monthly meeting Tuesday 9th October, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Joe has been painting with watercolour since 1998.

His paintings cover a wide range of subjects including portraits, seascapes, landscape, flowers, wildlife and townscapes.

He has been exhibiting at regional and National art shows over this period at which he has sold over 300 hundred paintings and received over 90 awards. In 2009 Joe won the John Copes Watercolour Prize. The Australian Artist Magazine has published his articles on two occasions as has The Artists Palette Magazine.

Joe has a published book titled, “Mastering Watercolours – a practical guide.”

He is a member of the Macquarie Towns Arts Society as well as the Nepean Art Society at which he teaches watercolour and runs regular workshops.

You can see more of Joe’s work here :
www.paintingwithwatercolors.com
www.facebook.com/joecartwrightartist

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Kym 0413 809 685.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Reminder: Monthly Meeting – Tuesday, 14th August John Perkins – Painting in Oils

Reminding all that our next Monthly Meeting ‘Painting a landscape in Oils’ with revered artist John Perkins is coming up on Tuesday 14th August, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

John has become a well-known artist with his work represented both nationally and internationally. Sought after as a demonstrator and Art Judge for exhibitions, he has been an art Tutor for over 35 years. A regular at the Mitchell School of Arts Bathurst, Grafton Arts Fest & Combined Art Societies Art in Action.

John is a Fellow and President of the Royal Art Society of NSW, former President and Life Member of Drummoyne Art Society, Honorary Member of Lane Cove Art Society and Inaugural President of the Combined Art Societies of Sydney.

John is widely recognised as a traditional oil artist specialising in Still Life and Landscape paintings, he has, however, over the years pursued various other subjects – this has led to him being renowned for his Marine and Streetscape paintings.


You can see more of John’s work here:
www.johnperkins.com.au

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Satya or Deidre 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Monthly Meeting 14th August – John Perkins – Painting in Oils

We are very happy to have John Perkins with us to demonstrate ‘Painting in Oils’ at our next monthly meeting Tuesday 14th August, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

John has become a well-known artist with his work represented both nationally and internationally. Sought after as a demonstrator and Art Judge for exhibitions, he has been an art Tutor for over 35 years. A regular at the Mitchell School of Arts Bathurst, Grafton Arts Fest  & Combined Art Societies Art in Action.

John is a Fellow and President of the Royal Art Society of NSW, former President and Life Member of Drummoyne Art Society, Honorary Member of Lane Cove Art Society and Inaugural President of the Combined Art Societies of Sydney.

John is widely recognised as a traditional oil artist specialising in Still Life and Landscape paintings, he has, however, over the years pursued various other subjects – this has led to him being renowned for his Marine and Streetscape paintings.

You can see more of John’s work here:
www.johnperkins.com.au

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Satya or Deidre 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Reminder: Monthly Meeting 10th July – Mellissa Read Devine – A Landscape in Acrylic

Reminder: We have our Meeting and painting ‘A Landscape in Acrylic’ demo with Mellissa Read Devine tomorrow, Tuesday 10th July, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Mellissa has studied & practiced printmaking and painting continuously for the past 21 years and is a recipient of many prizes and awards. Her Artwork is part of many private and public collections around the world.

Living in rural Sydney overlooking the Hawkesbury River, Mellissa’s work ranges between vibrant interpretations of her local landscape to intricate wood & linocuts.

Her combination of quirkiness and calm blend to create works with a strong spiritual base.

You can see more of Mellissa’s work here:
www.readdevine.com
www.facebook.com/readdevineartist

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Satya or Deidre 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Monthly Meeting 10th July – Mellissa Read Devine – A Landscape in Acrylic

We are very happy to have Mellissa Read Devine with us to demonstrate ‘A Landscape in Acrylic’ at our next monthly meeting Tuesday 10th July, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Mellissa has studied & practiced printmaking and painting continuously for the past 21 years and is a recipient of many prizes and awards. Her Artwork is part of many private and public collections around the world.

Living in rural Sydney overlooking the Hawkesbury River, Mellissa’s work ranges between vibrant interpretations of her local landscape to intricate wood & linocuts.

Her combination of quirkiness and calm blend to create works with a strong spiritual base.

You can see more of Mellissa’s work here:
www.readdevine.com
www.facebook.com/readdevineartist

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Satya or Deidre 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Reminder: Monthly Meeting 12th June – Dee Jackson Painting a Portrait in Watercolour

Reminder: We have our meeting and ‘Painting a Portrait in Watercolour’ demo with Dee Jackson coming up on Tuesday 12th June, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Watercolour is Dee’s great love; it is the fluid spontaneity that has the attraction. Watercolour, as a medium, lends itself to the softness and curves of the human form. It allows the artist great freedom.

“When I create a portrait, I am aware of the almost seamless link we have with our past or future, our hopes, joys or sorrows. Portraiture by its very nature is an intimate experience. Preoccupied as we often are, perhaps from very different backgrounds, there is always a human connection.

Although each portrait essentially begins the same way – with discussion, planning, sketching, watercolour washes and glazes – ultimately the creation of each portrait is an individual experience.”

Dee’s portraits have been commissioned throughout Australia as well as in New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA and Vietnam.

You can see more of Dee’s work here:
www.deejackson.com.au
www.facebook.com/dee.jackson.portrait.art

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Kym 0413 809 685.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Monthly Meeting 12th June – Dee Jackson Painting a Portrait in Watercolour

We are very happy to have Dee Jackson with us to demonstrate ‘Painting a Portrait in Watercolour’ at our next monthly meeting for Tuesday 12th June, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Watercolour is Dee’s great love; it is the fluid spontaneity that has the attraction. Watercolour, as a medium, lends itself to the softness and curves of the human form. It allows the artist great freedom.

“When I create a portrait, I am aware of the almost seamless link we have with our past or future, our hopes, joys or sorrows. Portraiture by its very nature is an intimate experience. Preoccupied as we often are, perhaps from very different backgrounds, there is always a human connection.

Although each portrait essentially begins the same way – with discussion, planning, sketching, watercolour washes and glazes – ultimately the creation of each portrait is an individual experience.”

Dee’s portraits have been commissioned throughout Australia as well as in New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA and Vietnam.

You can see more of Dee’s work here:
www.deejackson.com.au
www.facebook.com/dee.jackson.portrait.art

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Kym 0413 809 685.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Monthly Meeting 8th May – Leanne Jones Painting a Modern Watercolour

We are very happy to have Leanne Jones demonstrating Painting a Modern Watercolour at our monthly meeting for Tuesday 8th May, 7:30pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Leanne’s vibrant paintings address qualities of transparency yet are marked by a strong use of colour and cover a wide variety of subjects and styles. Watercolours and Mixed Media are favourites of her’s, along with abstraction and Charcoal drawings.

Leanne has open studio weekends throughout the year and is also president of Hawkesbury Artists & Artisans Trail. She also teaches regular weekly classes and workshops in traditional and contemporary Watercolours, Mixed Media, Pen & Ink and Drawing.

You can see more of Leanne’s work here:
www.mellowcrest.com
www.facebook.com/MellowCrest
www.haat.com.au


Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Kym 0413 809 685.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Monthly Demonstration Meeting 10th April – Greg Hansell – Painting/Perspective

We are very happy to have talented artist Greg Hansell demonstrating Painting/Perspective at our monthly meeting for Tuesday, 10th April, 7:30 pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Greg Hansell was born in Goulburn, NSW, and now lives on the historic Peninsula area of Windsor, and many of the sites he has painted are within walking distance from his studio overlooking the Hawkesbury River.

Greg has been a full-time artist since 1980 in the traditionalist or realist school of Australian painting. His medium is pastel and he uses a combination of handmade earth pastels and Schmincke pastels. His Earth Pastels are ” hand made only from rocks and clays with no commercial pigment, binder or additive used in their manufacture. (Their) Permanence has been tested to the ultimate rating”.

Hansell is a fellow of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales and his paintings are represented in corporate and academic collections.

Both members and non members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Kym 0413 809 685.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Monthly Demonstration Meeting 10th October – Jeanette Starr – Drawing in Charcoal and Ink

In October, we are very happy to have talented local artist Jeanette Starr demonstrating a drawing in Charcoal & Ink at our monthly meeting for Tuesday, 10th October, 7:30 pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Originally from Yorkshire England, Jeanette worked as a graphic artist/photographer before venturing to Australia in her 30’s to live on acreage.

Jeanette is well known for her love of horses and her beloved subjects are never too far away.

She loves painting all animals and portraits alike and is happy to do commissions. Drawing and painting in various mediums but particularly oils, acrylics, inks and charcoal.

Jeanette works from her Little River Art Studios where she holds workshops and exhibitions. Also a member of the Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail.

Often successfully winning awards at the Hawkesbury Show, MTAS exhibitions and other shows, we are pleased to see Jeanette in action at our next demonstration.

You can see more here:
www.littleriverartstudios.com.au
www.facebook.com/Little-River-Art-Studios-443449589156377

Both Members and Non Members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Deidre or Satya 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

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