Learn how to stretch a canvas | Chapman & Bailey

FREE CANVAS STRETCHING AND COLLAGE DEMONSTRATIONS IN MAY 2018

We are pleased to offer two exciting art materials demonstrations during May. Bookings are required.

FREE CANVAS STRETCHING DEMONSTRATION

SATURDAY 12th MAY 2018

PLEASE JOIN US ON SATURDAY 12th MAY FOR A FREE CANVAS STRETCHING DEMONTRATION!

Mark Chapman, founder of Chapman & Bailey will be demonstrating:

  • All about different stretcher profiles and bracing
  • How to put a stretcher together so it is square
  • Cutting the canvas to size
  • The art of stretching a canvas with and without stretching pliers
  • What are wedges for?
  • Surfaces: The difference between linen and cotton, unsized and primed canvas, the different weights and densities of canvas you can use
  • A brief explanation of surface preparation for raw linen

Demo runs 11am – 12pm
Saturday 12th May 2018

Chapman & Bailey Melbourne Art Shop

420 Johnston St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067
ph 03 9417 7957

Please book HERE to reserve a place.
*Wheelchair access

FREE COLLAGE DEMONSTRATION WITH ALASDAIR MCLUCKIE

SATURDAY 26th May 2018

You are warmly invited to attend a FREE collage demonstration with Melbourne artist, Alasdair McLuckie.

For this demonstration, Alasdair Mcluckie will share some practical tips on collage techniques with you.

Alasdair will take you through a brief overview of his practice and how he employs collage in relation to other making processes. Alasdair will talk to you about the specific materials he uses to make collage, including the sourcing of found materials, different paper qualities, and the incorporation of printed elements. You will gain an insight into the specific process the artist goes through, to use these materials for his collages, such as the editing and collating of material.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Alasdair McLuckie graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne with a Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) in 2007. He is represented by Murray White Room in Melbourne and Mothers Tankstation in Dublin, and has participated in numerous residency programs throughout Australia as well as in New York.

Solo Exhibition include: Making Zulma/Making Zulma/Feelings, Bus Projects, Melbourne, The Birth of Form, Mothers Tankstation Limited, Dublin, both 2017; Doubles, Ideas Platform, Artspace, Sydney; Jungle Paintings, Murray White Room, Melbourne, Moods, The Young, Wellington, all 2016; Nine Times Modern Man and Moon, Siegfried Contemporary, London, House of Joy/Hello Ladies, Chapter House Lane, Melbourne, Alasdair McLuckie, with Mothers Tankstation, Liste, Basel, all 2015; Two Lovers Sit on a Beach Dreaming at the Night Sky as the Waves Wave Hello to their Eternal Moon Friend, Who Smiles and Waves Right Back, Murray White Room, Melbourne, Cosmic Soul Sugar, Studio 12 Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, both 2014.

www.alasdairmcluckie.com

The Demo runs 11pm – 12.00pm Saturday 26th May 2018

Chapman & Bailey Melbourne Art Shop

420 Johnston St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067
ph 03 9417 7957

Please book HERE to reserve a place.