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Carla and one of her lovely paintings
Workshops are open to all adults, for both members and non-members
and are held at the Society, 101 Woronora Parade Oatley West NSW 2223.
Price of workshops is $50.00 per day for members and $60.00 per day for non members
Workshop now Full
Full Payment must be made when booking workshop
All materials will be supplied, just bring an Apron!
Workshop times are 10.00am to 4.00pm - Arrive at 9.30 am to set up. BYO lunch
Free cups of tea, coffee and biscuits available
March 26th - Carla Hananiah -
Working with the complete Winsor and Newton Watercolour Collection
Intimate knowledge of colour frames the foundation for Carla Hananiah’s balancing act between nature and artifice. Her paintings depict vast stretches of New Zealand and Australian mountain and sky most often at the “magic hour” – at dawn or dusk when unreal and powerful, dramatic slanting sunlight moves fleetingly across the landscape, creating tonalities and hues to dazzle the eye.
In the studio she returns to field notes and sketches and, in an almost diaristic fashion, responds to the land and sky in paint. The tension she sets up between the self and the impersonal grounds her work: her use of heightened, complementary colour and shimmering fluorescent paint underscores inquiry into consideration of the environment and our place within it as well as our present moment’s complex relationship to “Nature”.
“When I arrive into the landscape, it’s almost as if I’ve let go of a breath I’ve been holding for a long time,” she says. “I am a Romantic, and I paint to capture the essence of the sublime expressed through natural beauty”.
Carla holds a Masters of Fine Arts through Research, a Master of Art and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of New South Wales. She has exhibited throughout Australia and is the recipient of multiple prizes including Mosman Art Prize Viewers’ Choice Award (2012), the Blake Prize Society’s John Coburn Emerging Artist Award (2011), the Hornsby Art Prize (2011) and the Winsor & Newton Start Your Studio Scholarship (2009).
Carla is Resident artist and technical support for Winsor and Newton
More Workshops for 2017:
June 24th and 25th - Chan Dissanayake - Watercolour, loose bold and free
July 8th and 9th - Paul Margocsy - Wildlife painting using airbrush and watercolour - focussing on realistic depiction of fur and feathers
September 2nd and 3rd - Jill Cairns - Expressive drawing techniques
October 29th - Jeanette Prout - Mixed media, contemporary