Preparation Counts – Tony Lloyd on Oil Painting

This demonstration was a great example of how spending time on preparation, not cutting corners, and working slowly, step by step,  allows you to achieve very complex results. Tony showed how he creates his meticulous and moody oil paintings from photographic source material. I felt like my understanding of painting had really deepened. That may…

R&F Handmade Pigment Sticks with Julia Gorman

I’ve done this demo a few times, and I’m always surprised by how different it turns out. The R&F pigment sticks are so versatile, and easy to use. People get excited about different aspects of them, and that moves the demo an entirely different direction. The oil sticks have a really nice  buttery consistency, quite …

Latest in Painting Innovations Go Bush

Last week C&B Alice Springs and RAFT Art Space hosted a number of exciting free informative art events that covered the latest innovations in artist paints. Hands on demonstrations on colour, pigments and paint creation; new possibilities for artists who use oils; and the latest innovations in acrylics were presented by experts in their field.…

Watch the Video – Marco Luccio printing one of the etchings from The Garden of Sorrows

  2.47min video of Marco Luccio  printing one of the etchings from The Garden of Sorrows   Artist MARCO LUCCIO has collaborated with award-winning author JOHN HUGHES and brought to life fourteen mesmerising fables with 80 original etchings, 60 of which feature in the hardcover book of same name. Stay tuned for  the documentary on Marco’s work at…

Adam Lee – Acrylics & Oils Demo

Adam Lee – Painting with Acrylics & Oils Our demo this week was presented by Adam Lee, who generously took time out from preparing for his upcoming show at Kaliman Rawlins to talk about the way he works from acrylic to oils in his beautifully moody paintings. Adam showed us really specific ways to use…

Helen Johnson acrylic painting demo

Demonstration with Liquitex, Matisse and ARA acrylic paints and mediums Last Thursday we hosted a demonstration of acrylic painting techniques by Helen Johnson, an artist with an ever rising profile both in Australia and internationally (and an Abbotsford local). Helen was incredibly generous, sharing her own personal methods for using acrylic paint, mixing colours, and using…

Free Art Events @ Chapman & Bailey Alice Springs

C&B Alice Springs will be running free demos and events this October at C&B Free Art Material Demos and Events in Alice this October Alice Springs Art Shop and RAFT Art Space. Presented by artists and experts in their field, the sessions will cover specialist art techniques and product knowledge suitable for both experienced artists…

It’s all about painting this October

  We have some great things happening this month: Belle Arti Art Prize – Call for Entries from October 1 for the 5th Annual Belle Arti Prize. All entrants will receive a free stretched linen canvas. A  $5000 National acquisitive prize. All registered entries will be hung and invited to the Belle Arti Prize exhibition and opening celebration. Get prepared. Come along to…

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Book an Encaustic Painting Workshop this October/November

  this october / november encaustic workshops for beginners and the more experienced Fantastic beginners weekend encaustic workshop in October with artist Marieke Dench. Great value in-depth foundation course. This course gives you a terrific skill base for our advanced courses coming in November. U.S. encaustic artist and tutor Shawna Moore will be running rare advanced encaustic weekend workshops…