home workshops 2020 - enrolements are now open

At my home/studio - Sunshine Coast - Queensland

SEASCAPE - paint a fabulous seascape..

Saturday 14th - Sunday 15th March, 2020

Objectives:

Here is a great chance for you to paint your own fabulous ‘Seascape’ with realistic waves. Also how to paint clouds, water, sand and beach grass. Heaps of tips and tricks from Don about colours, how and where to use, brush and palette knife techniques along with how to include paint mediums for even better results. * This workshop is ideal for Beginner and Intermediate students

DRAW - what you see.. Fundamentals of good drawing

Saturday 28th - Sunday 29th March, 2020

Objectives:

‘Draw what you see’ will offer you a fabulous introduction to many of the fundamentals of good drawing with opportunities to grow and develop valuable drawing skills and techniques under Don’s guidance and watchful eye. It also offers heaps of essential information and generous amounts of drawing tips and tricks to build your existing skills and develop more self confidence allowing you to create much better drawings.. This workshop is ideal for both Beginners and Intermediate Students.

CITYSCAPE - tall buildings, crowded streets, bustling traffic..

Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th April, 2020

Objectives:

Create a great Cityscape painting.. People and crowds, tall buildings, cars, and busy street scenes. Energize your paintings with dazzling light filtering down through the vertical forms and trees. Interesting, challenging and often with fabulous, but unexpected results. 

* This workshop is ideal for Beginner and Intermediate students.

SEASCAPE - full of light and life..

Saturday 18th - Sunday 19th April, 2020

Objectives:

Crashing waves, rock headlands, blue sky dotted with distant clouds and atmospheric light.. Lots of great learning with heaps of tips and tricks from Don about colours to use, brush and palette knife techniques and use of paint mediums for even better results.* This workshop is ideal for Beginner and Intermediate students

DRAW - with passion..

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd May, 2020

Objectives:

‘Draw with passion’ will offer you a fabulous opportunity to grow and develop valuable drawing skills and techniques under Don’s guidance and watchful eye. It also offers heaps of essential information and generous amounts of drawing tips and tricks to build on your existing skills and develop more drawing self confidence.. This workshop is ideal for both Beginners and Intermediate Students.

CHARCOAL - magic brought to life..

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th May, 2020

Objectives:

This workshop offers an organic and tactile learning experience for all students using this exciting medium. Don introduces students to a new and fresh creative approach so they can explore the many amazing opportunities offered when ideas are developed as small sketches and then scaled up and painted in charcoal. * This workshop is ideal for all students levels

URBAN LANDSCAPE - seeing where we live thru artists eyes..

Saturday 6th - Sunday 7th June, 2020

Objectives:

We take a fresh look at the amazing opportunities presented by the Urban Landscape.. How to simplify complex scenes, perspective made easy, bold colours, applying textures using palette knife which adds drama and interest with fabulous and often unexpected results.

* This workshop is ideal for Beginner and Intermediate students.

CHARCOAL PORTRAIT - realistic, good likeness..

Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st June, 2020

Objectives:

Discover the magic of charcoal as you create a life like portrait that is filled with life, light and energy. This workshop will be an amazing artistic journey of growth and discovery for you. Advanced rendering and modeling techniques with this amazing, earthy and tactile medium.

* This workshop is ideal for Beginner and Intermediate students

LANDSCAPE - rocks, trees and clouds..!

Saturday 11th - Sunday 12th July, 2020

Objectives:

Learn the secrets of painting dynamic form into your landscapes by including rugged rocks, huge old trees and interesting clouds. Gain lots of valuable painting skills with heaps of tips and tricks from Don about colours to use, brush and palette knife techniques. Heaps to take home and use again on future paintings.... * This workshop is ideal for Beginner and Intermediate students

STOLEN MASTERPIECES - learn from the masters..

Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th July, 2020

Objectives:

Learn heaps from copying your favorite masters painting and you will have something special to take home . Don will guide and advise you through the entire process and while revealing many of the secrets used by the masters... SO much good learning here to take home and use again.

* This workshop is ideal for all student levels

PORTRAIT - realistic, good likeness..

Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd August, 2020

Objectives:

We focus on the individual features of the face (eg. Eyes, nose and mouth) which students will practice so as to gain an understanding of form and shape before rendering a completed face. Then we set about building a finished portrait and concentrate on achieving a good likeness of our model.. * This workshop is ideal for all student levels

LANDSCAPE - moody light and distant hills..

Saturday 22nd - Sunday 23rd August, 2020

Objectives:

Paint your own fabulous ‘Landscape’ with moody light and misty distant hills and full of life. Gain lots of valuable painting skills with heaps of tips and tricks from Don. This will be a great workshop with lots of great learning to take home and use again on future paintings....

* This workshop is ideal for Beginner and Intermediate students

CHARCOAL - dynamic light and powerful forms..

Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th September, 2020

Objectives:

This workshop offers an organic and tactile learning experience for all students using this exciting and magic medium. Don introduces students to a new and fresh creative approach so they can explore the many amazing opportunities offered when ideas are developed as small sketches and then scaled up and painted in charcoal. * This workshop is ideal for all students levels

FAVORITE BIRD PAINTING - wild, cute, colourful..

Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th September, 2020

Objectives:

Here is a great painting adventure as we paint your favorite bird. Join Don as he explains easier ways to create a fantastic painting of these inspiring bird subjects. Don is there to support and guide you every step of the way. Packed full of great painting tips & tricks.

* This workshop is ideal for all student levels

DRAWING PORTRAIT - powerful and realistic..

Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th October June, 2020

Objectives:

‘Draw a great portrait and capture a good likeness with this fabulous workshop which will grow and develop valuable drawing skills and techniques under Don’s guidance and watchful eye. Gain heaps of essential drawing tips and tricks to build a good life like portrait..
This workshop is ideal for all students levels

PALETTE KNIFE - dynamic mark making for effect

Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th October, 2020

Objectives:

This workshop offers a wonderful and inspired learning experience as you explore using palette knives. Learn powerful mark making using Acrylics paints and mediums. Create visually interesting and exciting images as you immerse yourself into this dynamic painting experience..

* This workshop is ideal for all student levels

PORTRAIT #2 - the next step to realistic, good likeness..

Saturday 14 - Sunday 15th November, 2020

Objectives:

Proportions and features of the face (eg. Eyes, nose and mouth) Skin colour mixing and toning for more realistic portraits. We set about creating a finished portrait and concentrate on achieving a good likeness of our model.. * This workshop is ideal for all student levels

SEASCAPE - full of light and life..

Saturday 28th - Sunday 29th November, 2020

Objectives:

Here is a great chance for you to paint your own fabulous ‘Seascape’ rugged and beautiful. Gain lots of valuable painting skills with heaps of tips and tricks from Don about colours to use, brush and palette knife techniques and you will also be learning about how to apply paint mediums for even better results. This will be a great workshop with heaps to take home and use again on future paintings....* This workshop is ideal for Beginner and Intermediate students

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