Melbourne Cup Public Holiday Opening Hours

Chapman and Bailey Melbourne will be closed on Tuesday, 5th November 2019, for the Melbourne Cup public holiday. We will be open again on Wednesday, 6th November 2019, from 9am.


20% OFF ALL WATERCOLOURS 25% OFF STONEHENGE WATERCOLOUR PAPER  SCHMINCKE, COTMAN DANIEL SMITH, SENNELIER WINSOR & NEWTON + 25% OFF STONEHENGE WATERCOLOUR PAPER! This offer is available at Chapman & Bailey Melbourne, Brisbane and Alice Springs. Sale ends 2nd November 2019. Until stocks last. For online orders, please email [email protected] for a price list.   A LITTLE BIT OF INFORMATION ABOUT WATERCOLOUR Watercolours are also called “aquarelles” (aqua = Latin for ...

FREE Watercolour Demo with Yuria Okamura | SAT 26 October 2019

In this demo, Yuria Okamura will give you an insight into her art practice, followed by a demonstration on working with watercolours.

Okamura will show you how to employ different staining techniques, including layering and detailing, with a focus on producing geometric shapes and organic forms. She will also briefly explain different oulining techinques, using pencil and carbon paper.

Participants will learn how to set up priliminary sketches, working with primary colours. There will be time for participants to try some of the different techniques during the demo.

Canvas Preparation Workshops in the Western/Gibson Desert and Cape York

Over the last fortnight, I have had the privilege of being invited to demonstrate methods of canvas preparation for the artists working at Warakurna Artists Art Centre in the Western desert, and also for the Lockhart River Art Centre up in Cape York. The indigenous artists working at these Art Centres are using artists' acrylic paints. As painting surface, they ...


CANVAS PREPARATION DEMO WITH MARK CHAPMAN FREE Saturday, 17th November 2018 11am – 12pm  *Chapman & Bailey Melbourne only You are warmly invited to attend our FREE CANVAS PREPARATION Demonstration in our Melbourne store.   Mark Chapman, founder of Chapman & Bailey will be demonstrating: How to prepare your surfaces before you start painting how to prepare and apply rabbit skin glue to …