PAINTING DEMO WITH ANTHEA KEMP

OIL PAINTING MEDIUMS AND TECHNIQUES PRESENTED BY ANTHEA KEMP Saturday, 30th November 2019 11am – 12.00pm  *Chapman & Bailey Melbourne only FREEFor this demo, Anthea Kemp will show several painting techniques she employs in her painting practice. Kemp will discuss working with oil paint and various glazing mediums, with a focus on layering and building up colour. She will also demonstrate how …

Eddy Parritt – Maritime Oil Painting Demo : I never stick to what you’re supposed to do, and I never have

Eddy always paints ships and boats. He has been painting the same thing for 30 years, every time it works out differently. This takes away the problem of choosing a subject, and frees him up to enjoy the process. Eddy uses off cuts of Huon pine as the support for his work. It’s a sustainable, recycled product. Eddy spoke about …

Alice Wormald: Watercolour, a challenging medium

March 13th Alice Wormald Watercolour Demonstration Alice makes beautiful, complex, meticulously painted watercolours  of weird landscapes. She develops her imagery through collages which she composes from photographs of natural objects, like flower petals, rocks and mountains. Watercolour is a challenging medium, because you can’t hide anything, but the natural imagery is very forgiving. She paints on 640 GSM Arches hot …

Trevelyan Clay Oil Painting Demo: The importance of good art materials

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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 sound glib, but I think …