Come and join us in the gallery for the opening and share a drink and nibbles.
The Late Winter Show includes several large landscape paintings and a series of small recent still life works using fruits from the orchard garden. Works from a Coastal Norway Snow Shower, the Fiery Sky of a Western Victorian Sunset and a Heavy Mt. Buller Cloudstudy. There are pastel works from Mervyn Hannan depicting the Flinders Ranges and the Digby Cottage. Still Life from Hilary Jackman and Bush Studies from Piers Bateman. Also included are several recent paintings by Ron Reynolds; Landscapes of Warrandyte and Still Life.
Works by Retro Eltham artists include Grace Mitchell, Alan Martin, Sonia Skipper, Leslie Sinclair and others.
From our recent visit to Dili, Timor Leste we have brought back some traditional textile including Tias weavings. We are hoping to help support the community we stayed with through some gallery sales.
PAINTING CLASSES have recommenced for the term with regular classes being held Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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The day will commence with a painting demonstration in the Orchard Garden by Jenni Mitchell followed by one to one tuition. Jenni will be focusing on how to capture quickly and simply the essence of the chosen subject. How to bring to the viewer a painterly interpretation.
All participants are welcome from beginners or experienced artists wanting to work in a colourful and old garden.
A home cook lunch will be provided along with morning and afternoon tea.
For bookings and further information please contact Jenni Mitchell
The first all day orchard garden painting workshop will be held at Eltham South Fine Art on Sunday September 16.
Set in the large ELTHAM orchard garden amongst the fruit and citrus trees, hen house, flower and vegetable garden Jenni Mitchell will demonstrate how to capture the subject and interpret it onto the canvas. She will guide students through the process of looking at nature and transposing the image onto paper or canvas in the chosen medium.
After the demonstration students are guided on a one to one basis. The workshop is suitable for advanced students and beginners.
Bring your favorite painting oil and water based materials or pastels.
Basic materials may be purchased from the studio.
Class size is limited – early bookings recommended.
For further details please contact email: jenni@ElthamSouthFineArt.com.au
Ph 9439 3458 or mobile 0417 585 102.