Workshop – August 2014 – Pamela Irving FRAS – Portrait painting

The portrait workshop will be focusing on developing simple tools for painting or drawing a representational portrait in a gestural, realistic, impressionistic or expressive manner. We will be concentrating on the drawing and tones in order to have a better understanding of portrait painting, while exploring a variety of different pallets and media including charcoal, pastels and oils. About Pamela Pamela’s art…

Workshop – September 2014 – Franz Cheung – Calligraphy

This is an opportunity to learn Chinese calligraphy from the president of the Australian Oriental Calligraphy Society. 1.    Basic understanding of Chinese philosophy Ying+Yang= Universe=Way, 4 Immeasurabl 2.    Table of Ying & Yang: Dispersion of Qi=death, synthesis of Qi=life 3.    Origins of writing: picture 4.    Way of writing: Beautiful writing=calligraphy 5.    5 stages /script of…

The 2013 Awards Exhibition

St Ives Shopping Centre, 29 October -10 November 2013 Our long awaited Exhibition opened on Tuesday 29 October in our new home on the pedestrian ramp thanks to our wonderful hosts in St Ives Shopping Village, our partners in establishing The Gallery. Ku-ring-gai Council have also contributed a significant Arts and Cultural Grant of $5000…