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Any event or workshop scheduled maybe cancelled due to health and safety issues and/or on advice from Wollongong City Council.


WAG Adult Workshops September to January 2021.pdf

SOFT SCULPTURE WORKSHOP with Anita Johnson Larkin

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 September, 12.00-4.00pm
This exciting workshop teaches various ways of transforming found objects using soft sculpture techniques.  Anita Johnson Larkin will share her methods of felting around an object (or part thereof) as well as different ways of stitching, wrapping, and mending your objects to create poetic narrative sculptures.  BYO: participates to bring two small found objects and one soft toy, needle and thread, pins and fabric scissors.  All other materials supplied
Cost: $120/$110 Friends (+GST & booking fee)
Eventbrite link will open for bookings on 13 July 2020

CHINESE PAINTING WORKSHOPS with Dr Fan Dongwang

Saturday 3 October 12.00-4pm  - Painting Fish
Sunday 4 October 12.00-4.00pm - Painting Fruit and Vegetable
Learn the basics of traditional Chinese ink brush painting, using simple but expressive brush strokes on rice paper to create beautiful Chinese paintings of fish in workshop 1 and fruit and vegetables in workshop 2.  This elegant brush writing technique is taught in a way that is easy to understand, enjoyable and relaxing. On completion of this workshop participants should be able to comprehend the use of materials and equiipment, master the essential brush strokes and composition, and construct simple Chinese paintings. Ages 18 + Materials provided 

Cost 1 Workshop: $60/ $50 Friends (+ GST) All materials supplied. 
Cost 2 Workshops: $120/ $100 Friends (+ GST) All materials supplied. 
Eventbrite link will open for bookings on 10 August 2020


BIRDS WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP with Ann Clarke 

Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 November, 12.00-4.00pm 
Learn how to paint a bird portrait with personality, and life in this 2 day workshop. Working from your own or provided A4 size images, you will be guided in producing an expressive pencil contour drawing to get an accurate likeness and will be taught how to apply various watercolour techniques to echo the jewel-like colours and forms of these beautiful creatures. Suitable for beginners or experienced artists wanting to enhance their knowledge of watercolour techniques. All materials supplied.
Cost $120/$110 Friends (+ GST & booking fee) 
Eventbrite link will open for bookings on 14 September 2020


LANDSCAPE PAINTING OF THE ILLAWARRA ACRYLIC WORKSHOP with Pamela Griffith 

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 December,12.00-4.00pm 
Bring your own photographs of the Illawarra and learn to paint landscape using acrylics. Renowned landscape painter, Pamela Griffith will work with you to create a finished work on canvas that reflects your love of the area. Suitable for beginners and experienced artists. 
Cost $120/ $110 Friends (+ GST and booking fee) Materials supplied. Paint sponsored by Derivan Matisse.
Eventbrite link will open for bookings on 5 October 2020


CHINESE LANDSCAPE PAINTING WORKSHOPS with Dr Fan Dongwang 

Saturday 23 January, 12 – 4pm Painting Trees 
Sunday 24 January, 12 – 4pm Painting Rocks and Mountains 
Learn the basics of traditional Chinese ink brush painting, using simple but expressive brush strokes on rice paper to create a beautiful Chinese landscape painting of trees in Workshop 1 and rocks & mountains in Workshop 2. Learn to appreciate the Chinese philosophy and aesthetics of painting. This elegant brush technique is taught in a way that is easy to understand, yet meditative, enjoyable and relaxing. Ages 18+. All materials supplied. 
Cost 1 Workshop: $60/$50 Friends (+ GST) 
Cost 2 Workshops: $120/$100 Friends (+ GST) 
Eventbrite link will open for bookings on 12 October 2020







 

Classes are subject to change, and may be cancelled if insufficient bookings are received. All bookings and refunds will be processed through Eventbrite.  Notice of any cancellation will be made two days prior to the event.​​