Join Peter Griffen in his vibrant studio for a weekend of hands-on painting and drawing. Enjoy the freedom to experiment, take risks and free up your painting and drawing. Peter will encourage you to push the boundaries of your imagination and painting in a free form abstract or semi abstract way. Peter will demonstrate a variety of techniques to experiment with – impasto, watercolour washes, glazing, scraping, collaging, scribbling, and dripping.
Referencing exhibitions in the Gallery, such as – 'Wirrimanu - art from Balgo', and works by John Olsen, Ian Fairweather and Fred Williams, Peter will discuss various approaches to tackling the broad theme of the landscape.
On Friday at 11am, meet Peter in the members lounge at the Gallery with a discussion and tour. This will finish at about 1pm. At 9.30am on Saturday and Sunday meet at Peter’s Leichhardt studio.
Morning tea will and a gourmet lunch with wine will be provided.
Acrylic paint, brushes and acid-free cartridge paper are supplied. Bring your own brushes, paper and other materials to paint on (eg canvas) if you wish. Aprons are available or bring your own.