Our Guest Speaker for the KAS December Meeting was Peter Griffin . Peter Griffin Investigation, Influences and Distractions The art of Peter Griffen is influenced as much by the classical painting of the Renaissance as by the serendipity of abstract expressionism. Indigenous art from different parts of the world (in particular Australia) and its relationship to the…Details
Judith White conducted a one day Mixed Media workshop on the 14th November 2015. Workshop Report : What can you create from tissue paper, brown paper, acrylic paint, oil pastels, water soluble graphite and acrylic sheets? A landscape full of texture, depth and hidden layers! Judith White guided this mixed media workshop to use lots…Details
Our Guest Speaker for the KAS November Meeting was Marijke Greenway . From our meeting Reporter: Marijke began with a slideshow introducing her background. She painted in Holland to South Africa. Marijke eventually migrated to Australia where she loves to travel with her husband thousands of kilometres taking many photos and painting. Marijke particularly loves the outback.…Details
The KAS Spring exhibition was held at the St Ives Shopping Village Gallery on the Ramps.
David Fairbairn conducted a one day workshop on Self Portraits on 17th October 2015 Portraiture – “Face To Face” (Drawing & Mixed Media) Workshop Report: Self Portrait David challenged us all and stretched our drawing skills – firstly drawing a self portrait without a mirror but drawing by touch, to capture more depth in…Details
Our Guest Speaker for the KAS October Meeting was Melissa Read-Devine . Melissa presented on painting and print making. Melissa started the evening with a slideshow of her vivid impressionistic works of Australian landscape, flora and fauna and her quirky wood engravings and linocuts. By far the majority of her inspiration comes from her own backyard…Details
The 2015 CASS Open Studios on the North Shore were held in September at St Ives, Roseville and at Killarney Heights. Each location displayed art works from local Artists. St Ives – Studio 109 The St Ives Open Studio was open Saturday & Sunday 26 & 27 September 2015 from 10am to 3pm at 20 Woodbury Road, St…Details
Ros Psakis will conduct a workshop in Oils on the 12th September 2015. PAINTING FIGURES IN THE SUNLIGHT. Note: Acrylic painters would gain benefit from this workshop. Workshop Outline Using my easy to understand method of getting the subject onto the board, painting figures and animals are no harder than any other subject. ….. The subject photograph supplied…Details