Category: Monthly Meeting

Reminder: Print Making Workshop with Katherine Kennedy 5th May

Reminding everyone that we will have a full day Print Making Workshop 10am  – 3pm with Katherine Kennedy on the 5th of May.

In the morning session, Katherine will introduce the concept of social art whilst viewing ‘DPD’ as a case study and demo coffee plate making followed by participation in the creation of individualised plate tests.

The afternoon session will cover introduction to DPD Performance, set-design & creation and inking & printing workshop.

At the end of the workshop, attendees will be able to take away their coffee order print and ghost print, own test plate print and their socially interactive experiences of the day.

To find out more about Katherine visit
www.katkennedy.wordpress.com

Full Day Workshop – 10am to 3pm
Sunday, 5th May
Stan Stevens Studio,
Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Workshop Cost: $70 for Members and $75 for Non-members

For Bookings please phone: Annmaree 0429 234 873 or book at an MTAS event/meeting

This includes: BFK RIVES etching paper 2 sheets and 200ml blk Charbonnel etching ink

You need bring: Gloves and Masking tape

Katherine will supply:

  • Cardboard
  • Coffee powder
  • Coffee grain
  • Coffee grounds
  • Perspex
  • Rags
  • Spatulas
  • Scribes
  • Glue
  • Phone books

 

Meeting & Demonstration 14th May – John Rice – Landscape in Oils

We are very happy to have John Rice with us to demonstrate Landscape in Oils at our next monthly meeting on 14th May, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

John paints almost exclusively in oils and is inspired by the strong light of the Australian landscape. He enjoys painting the landscape from life, “en plein air”, and engages in regular painting trips to country locations.

John has no formal art education but learned most from getting out there and painting thousands of paintings. His primary influences have been the Heidleberg School of Australian impressionists and the work of Sir Hans Heysen.

A former schoolteacher and Principal with 40 years experience, John conducts workshops and demonstrations both at his home studio in Mulgoa and for many Sydney, country and interstate art groups. He is also frequently called upon as a judge for art society exhibitions.

John has won numerous awards for his work and has held 14 successful solo exhibitions. He is an exhibiting member of the Royal Art Society of NSW.
You can see more of John’s work at:
www.johnricegallery.bigcartel.com

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 Annmaree 0429 234 873

Look forward to seeing you there.

Meeting & Demonstration 9th April – Chris Seale – Acrylics

We are very happy to have Chris Seale with us to demonstrate Acrylic Painting at our next monthly meeting, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Chris Seale is known for her unique style, creativity and inspiration that she brings to the art world.

She is particularly known for her beautiful contemporary-impressionistic bush, land and seascapes. Chris has many feature articles in the Australian and International Artist Magazines, and has been acclaimed for works in all mediums. Her work is well represented in many private and corporate collections around the globe.

Over the years, Chris has developed a myriad of unique techniques, had many solo and joint exhibitions; is privileged to have been frequently requested as artist in residence and has also presented numerous live demonstrations at various art events.

You can see more of Chris’s work here
www.facebook.com/artist.chris.seale

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 Annmaree 0429 234 873

Look forward to seeing you there.

Monthly Meeting & Demonstration 12th February – Deidre Morrison – Acrylic Pouring and Resin

We are very happy to have Deidre Morrison with us to demonstrate Acrylic Pouring and Resin at our first monthly meeting for 2019, Tuesday 12th February, 7:30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

For the Acrylic Pouring Deidre will demonstrate how to combine acrylic paint and mediums to be able to watch the cells on your masterpiece come to life. Explore fun and addictive techniques of ‘dirty pours’, ‘flip cups’ and ‘puddle pours’.

The Art Resin is a safe and easy to use, wonderfully creative medium that anyone can use to get amazing results every time. It can be used to enhance and decorate many different surfaces and items such as art canvases, cheese boards, coasters, trays and furniture.

Deidre Morrison is an artist and an art teacher. She holds a Diploma in Art Education and co-owns Richmond Art Supplies, the Art Shop in the main street of Richmond NSW.

Deidre is proficient with many mediums – oils, watercolour, acrylics, pastel, pencil, charcoal, screen-prints, drawing, illustration, murals, posters, print making, printed cloth, greeting cards and crafting.

Deidre runs regular workshops in Acrylic Pouring and Resin techniques at Richmond Art Supplies.

You can see more of Deidre’s work here
www.deidremorrison.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.

Annual General Meeting & Guest Speaker Kerri Ainsworth – Art Travel Adventures – 11th September 7:30 pm

In September, we have our Annual General Meeting followed by guest speaker Kerri Ainsworth to talk about ART Travel Adventures.

The AGM is on Tuesday, 11th September, 7.30pm at the Stan Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Proceedings this year will start at 7.30pm and then Kerri Ainsworth will follow after.

As you know, our Art Society is run by volunteers and our dedicated committee has worked very hard through the year to keep things going. A big thank you to those who have helped this year!

We are in need of new people to step up to help run the Society. We would love to see some more members helping out with the roles listed below.

If you or a friend or family member can assist please let us know. You do not need to be an artist yourself to fill these roles, but some interest in art and craft is welcomed.

We want the Arts Society to continue into the future with
many successful artistic endeavours to come, so please consider filling a role!

And don’t forget we need members present to vote!

All positions will be declared vacant on the night and anyone who needs more information before hand can email info@mtas.com.au or call Narelle on 02 4565 9222.

The Committee positions are listed below:

(1) President

(2) Vice President

(3) Secretary

(4) Treasurer

(5) Assistant Secretary

(6) Assistant Treasurer

(7) Publicity Officer

(8) Membership Officer

(9) Functions Officer

(10) Children’s Art Classes Co-ordinator

We also have Non Committee Positions that need to be filled. This means you have a role to help the society but are not expected to attend committee meetings, even though most welcome, if you would like to: Newsletter & Graphic Editor, Field day Organiser, Exhibition Manager, Exhibition Equip Mgr, Catering Supper, Catering Exhibitions, Functions RSA, Public Officer, CASS Representative, Librarian, Assistant Librarian, Open Day Organisers (Yarramundi), and Historian/Archives Officer.

After the AGM we have Kerri Ainsworth – ART Travel Adventures

Kerri will discuss ART Travel Adventures.

Kerri Ainsworth is the principal of Art Travel Adventures. A Production Designer and Creative Director with over 25 years’ experience working in film, television and the events industries. The scope of her practice includes designing and project managing the fabrication and installation of large-scale artworks and environments for special events and public spaces.

ART Travel Adventures is a boutique art and travel company, which combines immersive cultural experiences, with art workshops in exotic locations.

They bring together master artists, skilled travel guides and local experts and include sumptuous accommodation, in historic buildings, with adventures in dining, cultural festivals and art workshops.

This includes art workshops in picturesque locations around Australia with high profile artists, to travelling to exotic overseas locations with the artist.

The inspiration behind ART Travel Adventures was to create an artist’s community; a space where creative people can learn, experiment and network.

Her workshops cater for those who want to expand their art practice, share ideas with others and meet like-minded people.

More about Kerri and ART Travel Adventures:
arttraveladventures.com.au
thedesigningwoman.com.au
www.facebook.com/arttraveladventures

7.30pm Tuesday 11th September at the Stan Stevens Studio, Windsor Library, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor

(Please arrange to park outside of Library due to carpark early closure)

Entry is free for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

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 Demonstration Meeting 13th March – Pigment Lab

This month we are showcasing some great Products with Edward Gee of Pigment Lab at our Monthly Meeting for Tuesday the 13th March 7:30pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Come along and try out some new products from Da Vinci Paint Company, Vallejo and Wallace Seymour

Edward Gee holds formal qualifications in illustration, design, drawing & textiles from universities in Sydney & Europe. A commercial illustrator by trade who has managed numerous art & design retail outlets across Sydney. He is also an experienced educator with 7 years writing & accrediting formal qualifications in fine art, design, media, photography, textiles & fashion and numerous professional craft skills for the United Kingdom & European tertiary & vocational education sector.

You can see more of Pigment Lab here:
www.pigmentlab.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 Meeting Christmas Show & Tell 12th Dec 2017

Join us for our Year End Celebration!

We have our Monthly Meeting for December on Tuesday 12th at 7.30pm.

We look forward to seeing you all for our end of year celebration, Christmas festivities and a Show & Tell for what you have been up to this year or any interesting arty stories you have to tell.

Please bring a plate of party food to share, an artwork of your own or an acquisition, or other interesting item or story. Perhaps an illustrated travel journal, inherited artworks etc.

7.30pm Tuesday 12th December
Stan Stevens Studio
Deerubbin Centre
300 George Street, Windsor

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

Members and Guests welcome.

Further info phone Narelle 02 4565 9222

 

Monthly Meeting AGM & Guest Speaker David Briggs – Scientific Colour Theory – 12th September 7pm

In September, we have our Annual General Meeting followed by our guest speaker David Briggs to talk about Scientific Colour Theory.

This Meeting for September is on Tuesday 12th, 7pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Our Art Society is run by volunteers and our dedicated committee has worked hard through the year to keep things going.

We are always in need of new people to help run the Society, and would love to see some more members helping out with the roles listed below.

If you or a friend or family member can assist please let us know. You do not need to be an artist yourself to fill these roles, but some interest in art and craft is welcomed.

We want our Arts Society to continue well into the future with many successful artistic endeavours to come, so please consider helping out!

And don’t forget we also need members present to vote!

All positions will be declared vacant on the night and anyone interested in taking on a position to help out the Society can email info@mtas.com.au or call Narelle on 02 4565 9222 for more information.

The Committee positions are listed below:

(1) President

(2) Vice President

(3) Secretary

(4) Treasurer

(5) Assistant Secretary

(6) Assistant Treasurer

(7) Publicity Officer

(8) Membership Officer

(9) Functions Officer

(10) Children’s Art Classes Co-ordinator

We also have Non Committee Positions that need to be filled. This means you have a role to help the society but are not expected to attend committee meetings, even though most welcome, if you would like to: Newsletter & Graphic Editor, Field day Organiser, Exhibition Manager, Exhibition Equip Mgr, Catering Supper, Catering Exhibitions, Functions RSA, Public Officer, CASS Representative, Librarian, Assistant Librarian, Open Day Organisers (Yarramundi), and Historian/Archives Officer.

Monthly Demonstration – 12th September: David Briggs
Scientific Colour Theory


David will discuss Scientific Colour Theory.

David teaches scientific colour theory at Julian Ashton’s Art School and the National Art school. He is the Chairperson of the NSW Division of the Colour Society of Australia and is internationally regarded as an expert on the matter.

David ‘s website 

www.huevaluechroma.com

7.00pm Tuesday 12th September at the Stan Stevens Studio, Windsor Library, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor
(Please arrange to park outside of Library due to carpark early closure)

Entry is free for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

For Enquiries phone Dario 0431 114 861

Monthly Meeting – Leanne Jones – Critique Night – 8th November 7pm

This month we are pleased to welcome well known watercolour artist Leanne Jones to our Monthly Meeting for November Tuesday the 8th, 7:30pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

This will be a Critique Night with Leanne.

Please bring along a painting or two for evaluation of composition, colours, techniques etc

Leanne has been painting for many years and accomplished in mixed media & watercolours. Leanne will help you trouble shoot your paintings and give feedback.

A critique is always a valuable experience for all artists to grow & understand how others interpret your work.

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leanne-jones-art1

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.

7.30pm Tuesday 8th November at the Stan Stevens Studio, Windsor Library, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor

(Please arrange to park outside of Library due to carpark early closure). Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper).

For Enquiries phone Deidre
on 02 4578 3555

Macquarie Towns Art Society has been active in the Hawkesbury area
for over 50 years and new memberships with the society are always welcome.leanne-jones-art2

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