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a  Oatley 101 Society of Artists Inc.

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John Rice in March               Judith Upton in April



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

Full Payment must be made when booking workshop.
You will be advised six days prior to workshop if it is to be cancelled and your payment refunded.

Workshop times are 10.00am to 4.00pm - Arrive at 9.30 am to set up. 
Free cups of tea, coffee and biscuits available, bring your own lunch

The John Rice Workshop, March 31st is now FULL
John's Materials list can be downloaded here

One Day Workshop -
April 28th - Judith Upton - Painting a Still life with Pastels

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Come and learn about different techniques and styles with pastels
including information about cool and warm colours and tone
We will start with a simple still life as a group, following this with
a still life of your choosing.
No experience with pastels is required good basic drawing skill
preferred but not essential

Download Enrolment Form here

Download Materials List here

Judith was born in Newcastle upon Tyne England; she developed a passion
for drawing at the tender age of three and at the age of five won a prestigious
scholarship to study art at Newcastle University.

She moved to Australia in 1973 and has since studied fashion illustration and
design at East Sydney tech., following this she worked for a number of
fashion houses.

Judith was fortunate to be taught watercolour painting by John Upton a
well-known local artist who was one of the founding members of St George Art
Society. He was one of many artists whom have inspired her to paint including
John Wilson, Harley Brown and Leonardo Da Vinci.

Judith has extensive experience teaching art to children age 3 to HSC level,
and a broad range of adult students of varying ages and skills. Her teaching
includes portraiture, and all other subjects in all mediums. She experiences
great joy in passing on her knowledge, helping students find their unique style
and seeing the improvement in their work over time.

She has been teaching for over 20 years at various locations.

She is proficient in all mediums and styles, preferring to achieve realism and
emotion in her work; she believes drawing is an important foundation to good
art work and enjoys helping artists achieve improved drawing skills.

Judith has won many awards and has been commissioned to paint a number of
portraits and paintings of various subjects. Her portrait commissions include
surgeons, dancers, families and individuals.

Her work hangs in local hospitals, government offices and private homes both
overseas and in Australiia.

For more details phone Workshop Co-ordinator: 9576 2882 or 9501 1903

More Workshops for 2019 to be announced.