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Tel: 0427184956  Mob: 0467631200

"Making art work for you"  

Workshops

Tinkahill Studio & Gallery offers a range of workshops in drawing, traditional oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolour and mixed media. The workshops are designed to motivate the beginner and inspire those who already draw and paint. The sessions take place in our Dunsborough studio or we can make arrangements to travel to a venue nominated by you in Perth or regional WA.  

 

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'Drawing' with John Garde Sunday December  4th 9am - 3pm

'Transitions' with Su Berghuis-Garde  to be announced 

'Watercolour introduction' with John Garde  Sunday November 27th  9.00am - 3.00pm 

'Acrylic Abstraction' with John Garde  Sunday December 11th  9.00 - 3.00pm

'Oil Painting introduction' with John Garde to be announced 

'Portraiture introduction' with John Garde Saturday February 18th 1.30pm-5.30 and continuing on Sunday February 19th 10am-1pm 

'Advanced Portrait Painting' with John Garde Saturday December 17th  1.30 - 5.30pm and Sunday December 18th 10am - 1pm 

Please book your space for any of the following workshop by calling 0467631200 or 0427184956 or contact us through the website as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as places are limited.  


Payment can be made by cheque, cash, eftpos or direct deposit.  A receipt will be issued. 

 

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Sunday December 4th  9am - 3pm

Cost is $160 - 10 places available only.

John teaches good drawing METHODS that are easily remembered. 

We all have the urge to draw with confidence. This workshop is designed to assist you to overcome the hesitation and to equip you with easily understood drawing methods. John provides you with a kit including a clip board,paper, a 4B pencil and an Artline 200. You will take home a series of exercises in Contour, Gesture and Perspective method. Tea and coffee is provided. Please bring your own lunch.

 

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portrait-workshop1Saturday February 18th 1.30-5.30pm and continuing Sunday February 19th 10am-1pm

Cost is $180 - 8 places available only.

The master portrait painters knew how to capture the gesture and inner feeling of their live model. Using a traditional technique in oil paint on canvas you will discover their methods. All equipment will be provided and you will be able to purchase John's DVD about how to paint a traditional portrait for a special discounted price of $20. You may also like to purchase one of his ideal pallets for only $20.


John will teach from his own powerpoint examples relating to some of the greatest portrait painters and will explain through example the traditional process step by step. You will take home your studies as reminders of the energy of this two day workshop and to help you practice the method in readiness for the Advanced Portraiture workshop later in the year.


Tea and coffee will be provided.   

 

 

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Freshwater-BaySunday December 27th  9.00am -3.00pm 

Cost is $180 - 8 places available only

This workshop is designed to give the student the opportunity to loosen up and create wonderful spontaneous atmospheres. Colour and tonal theory and the awareness of watercolour technique will be taught through demonstration.
You will take home some small paintings that will remind you of the creative energy applied.

All equipment and tea and coffee provided. Please bring your own lunch.

 

 

 

 

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Sunday December 11th  9am - 3pm 

Cost is $180 - 8 places only.

This workshop helps participants orchestrate their images through the simple toolkit of a common visual language. We analyse some of the masters of abstraction and realism and recognise what makes their creations move us. During the day we develop our knowledge of COLOUR and TONE and create small design exercises and an acrylic painting based on reinterpreted subject matter.

 

All materials and tea and coffee provided. Please bring your own lunch.

 

 

 

 

 

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To be announced

Cost is $150 - 8 places available only.

This workshop invites participants to explore meaningful memories and express concepts using mixed techniques with pencil, ink,acrylics and Monoprint.

Each person gathers their own language of symbolism -- images, shapes, textures and colours that take them to a place or time.


All materials, tea and coffee will be provided.  Please bring your own lunch.

 

tinkahill-workshop-2Oil Painting introduction with John Garde. tinkahill art tour book now small

To be announced

Cost is $180 - 8 places available only.

An introduction to the materials and how to control oil paint to create the illusion of 3D. Delight in your own original oil painting on canvas.

All materials and tea and coffee provided. Please bring your own lunch.

 

 

 

 

Advanced Portrait Painting with John Garde

advanced-portrait-workshop-webSaturday December 17th 10th  1.30 -5.30 and Sunday Dec 18th 10 -1pm 

Cost is $220--6 places only.

It is essential to have prior knowledge and practice of 'blocking in' quickly and setting up your pallet with a relative tonal  key.

During this workshop we will be revising the above, setting appropriate gesture and lighting then, painting a portrait from the live model.

Those attending are expected to bring their own oil painting materials and a tripple primed 16"X 20" stretched canvas.

Tea and coffee will be provided.