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August 2017

B0817 Chris Blake – Urban Landscapes

August 19 @ 8:30 am - August 20 @ 4:00 pm
Queen Alexandra Home Community Centre, 347 Old Cleveland Road
Cooparoo, QUEENSLAND 4151 Australia
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Award winning, London-born artist, Chris Blake came to Australia as a teenager. For a number of years, he worked as a roustabout on cattle stations in west Queensland and his new-found love of the outback has sustained him in his art today. He has had an interesting life working in a variety of jobs from railway fettler, heating installer, welder, boat builder, owner home builder, musician and gigolo. However, throughout his life, Chris has always sustained his passion for drawing…

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September 2017

Gold Coast Monthly PSA Meeting

September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Peter Graham Gallery, 25 Broadbeach Boulevaard
Broadbeach, QUEENSLAND 4218 Australia
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Graham W Smith

"GUM TREE/OUTBACK SCENE" Graham W. Smith, Fellow of Royal Queensland Art Society, will demonstrate texture and landscape in his demonstration of a large gum at Tingha, near Inverell N.S.W. which he found while having a solo exhibition at Inverell Art Gallery called “Windows on the Walls” in August 2003. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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G0917 – Karol Oakley – Waterscapes

September 3 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wisteria Cottage Mt Tamborine, 95 Main Western Road
Mt Tamborine,
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Karol Oakley

Karol Oakley is a very experienced tutor, who generously shares what she knows and loves about pastels and painting. Her workshops are structured to help those new to pastels or wanting to further develop their skills and confidence. Karol’s workshops are informative and fun, with the often heard comment of “oh I learnt so much”. Tutoring is with step by step demonstration, explanations, and discussion with equal time individual help. Karol has taught pastels since 1996 travelling to art groups…

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Impressionism

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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artist christine-clark

"The term Impressionism denotes a style of painting made popular in the late 1800s in France. A critic, meaning to be satirical, coined the term after seeing an exhibit that contained Claude Monet’s painting, Impression, Sunrise. Little did he know that the term would stick and end up defining one of the most, if not the most, popular artistic movements to have ever existed in western culture."  - Artist Network Tonight's demonstration will be by Christine Clark where she will…

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B0917 Diane Rappisi – Powerful Colour

September 16 @ 8:30 am - September 17 @ 4:00 pm
Queen Alexandra Home Community Centre, 347 Old Cleveland Road
Cooparoo, QUEENSLAND 4151 Australia
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Diane Rappisi is an American contemporary realist painter whose work fuses the light and chroma of the Impressionist colorists with the form and structure of the traditional Italian and French academies. She works in pastel, oil, charcoal, and graphite. Diane trained in the full-time Professional Program at Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia, PA, USA. There she deepened her understanding of color, form and anatomy, and discovered her innate love of figure painting. Diane is an IAPS Master Circle member, and a…

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Impressionism

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woombye School of Arts, 1 - 3 Hill Street
Woombye, QLD 4559 Australia
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artist christine-clark

This month's presentation is all about Impressionism. Christine Clark will show how to make your work more Impressionistic A multi award winning artist and Master Pastellist, Christine has turned her talents to a wide range of diverse and expressive subjects from beach scenes, flowers, figures, portraits, seascapes, boats and cars. A career spanning over 30 years, Christine’s work features in personal collections throughout Australia, New Zealand, USA, Japan, and the UK.

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S0917 Diane Rappisi – Clothed Figure

September 23 @ 8:30 am - September 24 @ 4:00 pm
Chancellor Park State High School, 164 Sippy Downs Drive
Sippy Downs, Queensland 4556 Australia
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Diane Rappisi is an American contemporary realist painter whose work fuses the light and chroma of the Impressionist colorists with the form and structure of the traditional Italian and French academies. She works in pastel, oil, charcoal, and graphite. Diane trained in the full-time Professional Program at Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia, PA, USA. There she deepened her understanding of color, form and anatomy, and discovered her innate love of figure painting. Diane is an IAPS Master Circle member, and a…

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G0917B Diane Rappisi – Portraits

September 26 @ 8:30 am - September 27 @ 4:00 pm
Wisteria Cottage Mt Tamborine, 95 Main Western Road
Mt Tamborine,
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Diane Rappisi is an American contemporary realist painter whose work fuses the light and chroma of the Impressionist colorists with the form and structure of the traditional Italian and French academies. She works in pastel, oil, charcoal, and graphite. Diane trained in the full-time Professional Program at Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia, PA, USA. There she deepened her understanding of color, form and anatomy, and discovered her innate love of figure painting. Diane is an IAPS Master Circle member, and a…

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D0917 Diane Rappisi – Powerful Colour

September 30 @ 8:30 am - October 1 @ 4:00 pm
DVAA, Frog Hollow Centre for the Arts, 56 Woods Street
Darwin, NT
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Diane Rappisi is an American contemporary realist painter whose work fuses the light and chroma of the Impressionist colorists with the form and structure of the traditional Italian and French academies. She works in pastel, oil, charcoal, and graphite. Diane trained in the full-time Professional Program at Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia, PA, USA. There she deepened her understanding of color, form and anatomy, and discovered her innate love of figure painting. Diane is an IAPS Master Circle member, and a…

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October 2017

Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

October 3 @ 7:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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queensland-art-gallery

Queensland Art Gallery This month, we are honored to receive a presentation from our friends at the Queensland Art Gallery. More information will be released as soon as it's available. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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Master Pastellist Exhibition

October 11 @ 10:00 am - November 5 @ 3:00 pm
Old Fire Station Gallery, 395 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe, 395 Avenue
Redcliffe, Australia
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Our second Master Pastellist Exhibition will be held at the Old Fire Station Gallery, 395 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe, Qld from Wednesday 11 October to Sunday 5 November 2017. Opening function – 2 to 4 pm Sunday 15th October. Gallery open Wednesdays through Sundays 10 am to 3 pm. Daily demonstration by a Master Pastellist during the exhibition. Master Pastellist Demonstrations

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The Pastel Society of Australia Annual and Alexandra Awards 2017

October 11 @ 10:00 am - November 5 @ 3:00 pm
Old Fire Station Gallery, 395 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe, 395 Avenue
Redcliffe, Australia
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Our second Master Pastellist Exhibition will be held at the Old Fire Station Gallery, 395 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe, Qld from Wednesday 11 October to Sunday 5 November 2017. Opening function – 2 to 4 pm Sunday 15th October. Gallery open Wednesdays through Sundays 10 am to 3 pm. Daily demonstration by a Master Pastellist during the exhibition. Master Pastellist Demonstrations

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Portraiture using a model

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woombye School of Arts, 1 - 3 Hill Street
Woombye, QLD 4559 Australia
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artist penelope-ng

Come and join us for a demonstration by Penelope Gilbert Ng on portrait painting using a model Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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S1017 Christine Clarke – Making your work more impressionistic

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 22 @ 4:00 pm
Chancellor Park State High School, 164 Sippy Downs Drive
Sippy Downs, Queensland 4556 Australia
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More details to come.....

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November 2017

Paint Around

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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Paint Around - Brushes

This month we have a very special Paint-Around Event. Come back often to check on more details of this exciting event at the Pastel Society of Australia. Entry fee: $5 for members. $10 for non-members  

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Christmas Break-up

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woombye School of Arts, 1 - 3 Hill Street
Woombye, QLD 4559 Australia
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To be announced! Please come back later!

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B1117 – Louise Corke – Getting Edgy

November 18 @ 8:30 am - November 19 @ 4:00 pm
Queen Alexandra Home Community Centre, 347 Old Cleveland Road
Cooparoo, QUEENSLAND 4151 Australia
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artist louise-cork

For me the making of art is a direct emotional response to my experiences. I like to think of pastel painting as a dance across the page with tone and colour.The dance I perform is pure gestural expression. I marry my heart to my hand and together they speak visual music. Sometimes the beauty, colours and light play are overwhelming and I am forced to blurt the information onto the surface in quick strokes saying just enough about how I…

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December 2017

Christmas Party!

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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$20
christmas-party

Welcome to the PSA Christmas Party - all members are very very welcome!

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