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 6th February – Exploring Landscape

 There are many ways to document your favourite landscape. In this class we will  examine different styles and you can choose to work in realism, abstraction, impressionistically and more….Please note that this class is FULL, but I am taking a wait list.

Saturday 13th March – Botanical Delights

We all enjoy the beautiful plants that surround us, we will look at flowers, fruit and leaves as gorgeous painting/drawing subjects. Please note that this class is FULL, but I am taking a wait list.

Saturday 10th April – Colour

Come along to a workshop where we examine the way artists have used colour over the centuries. We will create our own artworks using colour combinations and colour theory to create a visual feast!

 Saturday 8th May – Let’s be Impressionists!

In this workshop we will look at the history and methods of the popular art movement, Impressionism. You will learn about the way the impressionists used colour and light, composition and brushwork and create your own artwork.

Saturday 12th June - Drawing Skills

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

Studio Weekend – 27/28th March at  Christine’s Home Studio

In a rural setting – come and paint en plein air or in the studio – there will be a variety of art activities  – full program below. 

9.30 – 4pm (with a glass of wine to finish!)

Limited numbers, bookings essential. To book contact Christine on 0415230470 or christinereadart@hotmail.com

Cost $330.00

Note – you do not have to follow the program – it is only a guide, you can free paint at any time. If you have ideas for other aspects of art you would like to cover, please bring them along. I would also like you to think about your personal objective for the weekend and maybe a mini project so that there is some direction for you over the course of the two days (if you are attending for two days).

Day One Saturday 27th March:

9.30 – 10.15 Introduction To start we will explore our surroundings weather permitting! – we have an acre of land and sit behind a park containing mature fig trees – so wander around, collect reference material, make reference drawings and photos.

10.15 Morning tea available – you can keep working if you prefer…..

10.30 – 12.30 

Time to work on some studies in the area which you wish to explore – it could be to set up an easel and paint the view or garden.

OR

Setting up and painting a Still Life using objects, flowers and fruit – there are plenty of options in the studio but please bring your own if you wish. Christine paints in Acrylics while Narelle paints in watercolour. We will give you ideas and demonstrations for both.

12.30pm Lunch – if you have particular food needs, please could you bring your lunch if you have particular food requirements?

1.15 – 3.30pm . Work up your studies from the morning into an artwork/s.

3.30 – 4pm – Glass of wine and nibbles – recap the day.

Day Two Sunday 28th March:

9.30am Travel Sketching and Art Journalling – this will take you through your own travels and art experiences by using the techniques of pen and wash sketching, collage and monotype printing onto pages in your visual diary.

You do need to bring a sketch book or journal on which to compile your work. You can bring your own images for sketching, material to cut out for collage and please bring scissors, but I have an art library with many suitable images to copy, a variety of travel photos and will have material for collage etc.

Note: You can also free paint and continue on your own projects during the day and we will be happy to help.

10.15am Morning Tea

12.30pm Lunch

1pm – Continue with the morning’s work and/or work on your own project.

3.30 – 4pm Afternoon tea – glass of wine, nibbles and show and tell.