Art Classes & Workshops

Wednesdays in the Gallery – 10am – 1pm

You do need to book for these sessions. As this is a Face to Face class at Lennox Arts Collective (2/72 Ballina St Lennox Head), numbers are limited and booking in advance is necessary.

All social distancing and sanitary care will be taken. To book contact Christine on 0415230470 or christinereadart@hotmail.com

Cost is $35.00 each

Art Classes

Saturdays at Lennox Arts Collective

These are Face to Face classes at Lennox Arts Collective (2/72 Ballina St Lennox Head), 10am to 3pm. Due to the current situation numbers will be limited and booking  in advance is necessary. All social distancing and sanitary care will be taken – first to book and pay is taken.

You do need to bring your own art materials as well as a cover for the art table (an old shower curtain or plastic table cloth is perfect). We have easels, tables and chairs.

Bookings are essential for the Saturday classes. Contact me on 0415 230 470 or christinereadart@hotmail.com

Cost $70.00

Saturday 12th June - Drawing Skills

Think you can’t draw? Come along and learn new skills about ‘mark making!

Saturday 10 July  How to keep a Travel or Visual diary

I have kept visual and travel diaries for many years – it helps with documenting interesting moments , improves your painting and drawing skills, and it’s fun!

Saturday 14th August  Using pattern and ethnic inspiration in your art

Some of the most stunning artworks are made by Indigenous people or draw their inspiration from ethnic art styles. There is often great use of pattern in these works. Come and create your own artworks using their inspiration.

Saturday 11th September  Water Works

How do you paint water? Many people find this a challenge, come along and learn some ways of creating recognisable water, from water in a clear vase, to the excitement of ocean waves.

Saturday 9th October Trees and forests in landscape

Landscape is a popular artistic subject and trees are ever present – surprisingly they can be tricky to capture on paper or canvas. We will be  exploring trees near and far in the landscape.

Saturday 13th November Texture, collage and mixed media

Experiment with different media to make art, I’ll bring some interesting products to try and we will use collage, stencils and have fun with all sorts of mark making. 

Saturday 11th December How to use acrylic and gouache paints

I am often asked about the difference between acrylic and gouache paints and how to use them. In this class we will learn about their properties and make art with them.

 

Art Retreat in my Studio 30/31st October 2021

This is a two day art retreat in my home studio in a rural setting just out of the village of Lennox Head. It is an opportunity to spend quality time in a creative space with like minded people. The days run from 9.30 to 4pm and is catered, with a glass of wine at the ednd of the day. There will be instruction and mentoring by myself and Narelle Brtherton, a wonderful watercolour and acrylic artist. A full program will be available prior to the weekend.

Cost $330.00