Aug 11, 2019

Christmas meeting Last meeting of the year



Merry Christmas to all our Members and Readers!

Last meeting/workshop of the year.

Saturday  November 9th 2019




Guest teacher will be Laraine Palmer


Join Laraine to paint this Awesome Christmas kettle, I can see that we will all be searching our cupboards or junk shops to find an old kettle! This of course can be painted on anything you have at home. (Kettle not provided) 

Please bring your paints on the day.



Christmas Nostalgia



Jul 8, 2019

meeting 10 August 2019


Meeting /Workshop 10th August 2019


Our guest Artist was Roberta Small 


Our Meeting and Workshop was enjoyed by all the ladies, Roberta's design was painted on a variety of projects from Canvas to books and wood shapes, they all looked great! 

Thank you Roberta for sharing your project with us all. 













Meeting 13 July 2019

On the 13th July it is our AGM

Our guest artist will be Janette Newman
leading us through some Chinese Brush Painting



Janette will provide the rice paper for this project, Janette also has some brushes for sale on the day. we will be painting a tree first to get used to the brush, then the main painting.

Bookings please Ladies! 

If you have watercolour paint it would be good but acrylic paints are fine to use we just use a lot of water.

The colours used are as follows;
yellow oxide
Australian sap green
raw umber
van Dyke brown
Australian sky blue
magenta
venetian red.

A towel to put under the paper
water jar
pallet




Feb 11, 2018

May 12th meeting 2018



Our next meeting will be on the 12th May 2018

Our Guest teacher will be Chris Gordon-Smith

At the CWA rooms, Tindale Street, Penrith.
12 noon/ meeting and workshop.

All meetings are free. If you wish to attend the workshop the following prices will apply; Members $15 - Guests $20.


Tag along to our next meeting and workshop and enjoy an afternoon of meeting new and old friends as we paint along with Chris this afternoon.

Chris has three adorable emu painted on water colour paper




Please be sure to book in well before the date so that Chris can bring the correct amount of watercolour paper to the workshop. Bookings



Chris will supply the watercolour paper, instructions, pattern and the Matisse inks on the day, this will only be for the ladies that have booked in beforehand. So book in early!


However if you have your own inks you may bring them along to make it easier for you and save the long queue.


Please bring along;

You may like to bring your own Matisse inks; Magenta, Yellow Deep, Blue and Black.

You Will need to supply;

Masking tape, backing board A3 size, pencil, rubber, ruler, Black craft transfer paper, (saral or carbon), pen and nib or black waterproof pen.
POSCA PEN-white. (you can buy them from Officeworks for $4 each). Watercolour well pallet.
Brushes; Large round soft brush or 1/2 " Dagger, liner brush and a No 3 round brush.

Please supply your own brushes and painting requirements you may require. Chris will supply the paper needed for this class. 

Preparation Instructions;

If you have a copy of the pattern it is in the newsletter, Copy the pattern onto tracing paper before class. If not bring along an A3 tracing paper. (or 2 x A4)