Friday, April 26, 2013

'Mixed Media Madness' in Ingham

I taught a workshop in Ingham [far North Queensland] a couple of weeks ago. What a fabulous few days. I was treated like royalty - great motel room, lovely meals, personal pick up and set down from Townsville airport, personal tour guide, and even a family Sunday roast lunch with champers!!
The workshop was great - mostly artists and art teachers, so we had a high standard of results, but the best for me was meeting so many amazing people - such energy and entrepreneurial spirit up there.
We played with a variety of media, techniques and tools, but the most fun was making our own horse tail brushes - thanks to the 3 horses in the front paddock who kindly donated chunks of tail hair - the joys of a country workshop.
Here are some of the results:










 Elizabeth having a go....



 ...and some matted results:






...some quick book formats to display the coloured ink paintings:




  Thanks Louise. I'll be back!!

6 comments:

  1. j'ai une grande envie de faire la même chose...les pinceaux me manquent en voyage...biz

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  2. Thank you for showing pictures from the day. Looks so creative and inspiring... I wish I could have joined you! I'll definitely try to paint with homemade brushes as it lookls like it gives unexpected and exciting results.

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  3. YUMMO!...Some very Whiteley brush marks here. Love that workshop...one of my very faves.

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  4. I love this kind of play or work???....not work to me. Spontaneous is always the best....trusting that occasionally results in my best work.....something about black and white....always "pulls" me in.

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  6. What a great sounding work shop. I would have enjoyed being there!

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