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Demonstrations are held at the Society, 101 Woronora Parade Oatley West NSW 2223
on the 2nd Saturday of each month, 2.00 to 4.30pm and include afternoon tea.
The fee is $8.00 for members and $10.00 for non members.
You don't need to book for this activity.

May 6th - Wayne Harrison will demonstrate Airbrushing - Fine Arts

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Wayne Harrison has been airbrushing for over 35 years. His artworks have won awards in both USA and Australia, particularly for Top Graphics and Airbrush Art (murals) throughout the automotive shows around Australia In the years when panel vans were popular, Wayne's work won many top custom paint awards. His company during these times was called  "FANTASY MURALS", located in Blacktown and was well known to all. Wayne's mentor and close friend is and always will be Frank Lee; as a young man Frank offered Wayne his future, and his advice and support is what has driven him over the years - which is why Wayne now prides himself on offering the same support and advice to others.

In 1992 Wayne formed his current business Advanced Airbrush with his wife Joanne, which was built on the cutting edge of airbrushing - changing all the rules and becoming the leaders of airbrushing in Australia. Wayne's next step was to gain recognition for his work and to see what the world offered. In 1995 he entered his first overseas competition "AIRSTORM 95" in Atlanta USA and won 1ST PLACE in the Alternative section. Wayne and Joanne also started the first Airbrush Expo in 1998, with the desire to get local airbrush artists from all around Australia and New Zealand to unite and support each other.

Wayne has also been seen on many TV shows-

  • Today Show (Airbrushing the side of a car throughout the show with live crossovers)
  • Sunrise morning show (Wayne's caricature of Kochie below which made its way to Kochie's Joke Books)
  • Skillswest ( Displaying career choses)  Foxtel.        2007
  • Sky Business  ( Company profiles and assesments)   2008
  • News.com.au ( online internet news video clip) 2010
  • Sydney Weekender ( things to do on weekends & company profile) 2011
  • Sunrise morning show (re addressed Kochie’s Joke book and redeveloped Joke book No 5) 2011.
  • Starred in and sold own reality show internationally “”Flesh Air” 2010-2011.

In 2007 Wayne produced the first of many Learn to Airbrush DVDs. There will be many volumes available soon - Automotive, Fine Arts etc.

Wayne also taught Fiona Lowry Winner of the Archibald prize for her airbrush artwork. Also Wayne is a commercial artist airbrushing the full fleet of Virgin blue aircrafts with the well know "Virgin Maiden" on all original Red aircrafts. 

He is also holds a certificate IV in Training and assessing & has won many top business awards for "Business person of the year in Penrith", Highly commended - Entrepreneur of the year- Western Sydney Awards. As well as many awards for his artwork

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More Demos for 2017:
July 1st - Natalie O'Connor - Spotlight on Acrylics
August 12th - Jeanette Prout - Mixed Media - Contemporary
September 9th - Ian Hansen - Maritime Art
October 14th - Bob Gurney - Landscape in Oils using a limited pallette
November 11th - Soheir Ehinger - Abstract