Introduction to Watercolour Part II

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Don’t forget our intermediate level watercolour workshop being tutored by Krista Brennan. The dates for this 2 day workshop are the 19th and 20th May and will be held at the Community Rooms, The Entrance.

Krista is a professional artist who has a broad skill set that covers commercial and children’s illustration, watercolour, oil painting, drawing and stained glass crafting. Plenty of places left for this refresher course! Click on the link below for entry forms.

Intro to Watercolour II April 2018

Introduction to Watercolour II – intermediate level

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Don’t forget our intermediate level watercolour workshop being tutored by Krista Brennan.  The dates for this 2 day workshop are the 19th and 20th May and will be held at the Community Rooms, The Entrance.  Plenty of places left for this refresher course!  See below for entry forms.

Goin' Fishing

Goin’ Fishing

painting by the rocks lorna

This workshop is a great refresher course for all members.  For all information on this course and enrolment forms, please click on the link below, or ring Lyn on 0400245730.

Introduction to Watercolour Workshops

Jocelyn Maughan talk on all facets of drawing.

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CCWS April meeting was well attended, with members being given a lecture by Jocelyn Maughan on all facets of drawing.  Jocelyn is a very distinguished artist from the Gosford area, who achieved a Diploma of Fine Arts at the National Art School, Sydney, which was followed by a career as an Art Educator.

Jocelyn also critiqued the monthly challenge of Mineral where members brought in their paintings of all things Mineral.

Central Coast Watercolour Society April News

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Coming up in April the CCWS has the general meeting this Wednesday the 11th from 9.30 am to 12.00pm in the Community Centre, The Entrance.  This month’s meeting features a demonstration by Jocelyn Maughan – distinguished, well known, central coast artist – on the subject of Drawing.  Bring along your notebooks as Jocelyn is bound to share some interesting facets of drawing.  Also at this month’s meeting our Painting Challenge is “Mineral”, so there will be heaps of subjects that can fit that criteria ie  a solid, naturally occurring, inorganic substance.  Anything not animal or vegetable.  Get the paint brushes and the brain cells working!

Earl Hingston will be giving a two day workshop on the 14th & 15th of this month.  Earl is focussing on landscapes, old buildings and perhaps boats.  Places still available – click here for workshop forms Workshop Booking Form.

The mentor program continues this morning, click here for details Mentor Program.

Our Easter Showcase exhibition continues at the Gosford Community Gallery,  we have had 895 viewers through the gallery to date. Click here for details Easter Showcase Watercolour Exhibition

CCWS Easter Showcase Exhibition starts this Thursday!

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The Central Coast Watercolour Society’s Easter Showcase Exhibition is starting this Thursday and is being held at The Community Gallery, Gosford Regional Art Gallery, Webb Street, East Gosford with the wonderful paintings of our local artists for sale.

In conjunction with the exhibition there will be free Try Your Hand at Watercolour Sessions on Saturday 31st March, Sunday 1st April and Monday 2nd April from1.00 – 4.00 pm in Studio 2 with tuition and artist quality materials supplied.

The exhibition will be running daily from 10 am to 4 pm from Thursday 29th March to Wednesday 11th April 2018 (closed Good Friday). The featured artist for the exhibition is the society’s own Lorraine Best.

Lorraine’s inspiration comes from the Australian landscape and her daily experiences.
She loves to work with other artists, exchanging inspiration and motivation with them, as well as their friendship. Her first art award was gained in 1983 at the Geelong Art Show. She has won many awards since, including the Hornsby Art Award on two occasions. These paintings now form part of the Hornsby Shire Council art collection.
Lorraine is continuing to develop her artistic styles and is now exploring the potentials of yupo paper, a synthetic paper, waterproof, stain-resistant, and extremely strong and durable.

For further details regarding this exhibition, contact Marlene on 0409 666 709 or Susie on 0401 566 379 for details.
Or visit our web site: http://centralcoastwatercolour.com.au
Or Facebook site: Central Coast Watercolour Society

CCWS March meeting

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We had another large turn-out for our March general meeting.  Lots of members completed the “vegetable” challenge, which Ann Brack kindly critiqued.

Marlene Palagyi’s demonstration was something very different and a of us are going away with new ideas for gifts for our families.  Marlene showed us how to incorporate  holiday snaps into our paintings to make unique memories.

Next month’s demonstration will be by Jocelyn Maughan and will be a lesson in drawing.

Don’t forget our Easter Showcase exhibition coming up from Thursday 29th March until Wednesday 11th April at the Gosford Regional Art Gallery.  Lots of artworks will be for sale.  Full details can be seen on the website:  http://www.centralcoastwatercoloursociety.com.au

 

Lorraine Best – Feature Artist at the Easter Showcase Exhibition

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The Central Coast Watercolour Society’s Easter Showcase Exhibition will be held at The Community Gallery, Gosford Regional Art Gallery, Webb Street, East Gosford with the wonderful paintings of our local artists for sale.

Running daily from 10 am to 4 pm from Thursday 29th March to Wednesday 11th April 2018 (closed Good Friday). The featured artist for the exhibition is the society’s own Lorraine Best. 

Lorraine was inspired to paint at an early age because of her father’s interest in art.
Over the years, during formal education days and during the years of motherhood, she attended art classes in Sydney and Melbourne.
Inspiration comes from the Australian landscape and her daily experiences.
She loves to work with other artists, exchanging inspiration and motivation with them, as well as their friendship.

Lorraine’s first art award was gained in 1983 at the Geelong Art Show. She has won many awards since, including the Hornsby Art Award on two occasions. These paintings now form part of the Hornsby Shire Council art collection.
Lorraine is continuing to develop her artistic styles and is now exploring the potentials of yupo paper, a synthetic paper, waterproof, stain-resistant, and extremely strong and durable.
Lorraine has paintings in private collections, both in Australia and overseas.

For further details regarding this exhibition, contact Marlene on 0409 666 709 or Susie on 0401 566 379 for details.
Or visit our web site: http://centralcoastwatercolour.com.au
Or Facebook site: Central Coast Watercolour Society