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February 2017

Brisbane PSA Monthly Meeting

February 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
Natasha

Portraits on Ampersand. Penelope Gilbert Ng will demonstrate painting on Ampersand Board.  The photo attached is a Portrait of Natasha painted on Ampersand board.  The board allows watercolour underwashes nicely and many layering of pastel. It grabs the pastel and holds each mark  allowing nice transparency over layers. The Ampersand board is PH neutral so archivally excellent.   Entry Fee:$5 members $10 non-members .

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March 2017

Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

March 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia

Master Pastellist talk At this monthly meeting, a panel of our Master Pastellists will be doing a Q and A session.  More information to follow soon. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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April 2017

Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

April 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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tricia-taylor aritst - Master Pastellist

"GOLD LEAF"... Gold leaf is an intricate and spectacular technique, presented this month by Tricia Taylor. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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May 2017

Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

May 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 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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June 2017

Talk From A Judge

June 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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judge

What does it take to judge art in competitions? What are the qualifications of the typical art judge? How is the judging process executed and what critical aspects of artwork are considered? Attend this month's meeting to hear the answers to these, and other questions about the judging of art competitions.

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July 2017

Reflections on Water (moving)

July 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt-Coo-tha, Mt Coot-tha Road
Toowong, Qld 4066 Australia
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chris-blake

This month's presentation Reflections on Water (moving) is by PSA Artist Chris Blake. He is a master pastellist with the Pastel Society of Australia. His work could best be described as contemporary impressionism - realism, but he tends to push the boundaries of colour and tone. His paintings might have green, yellow or pink skies, blue roads or purple sand and shadows. It makes them vibrant and, with judicious layering, even luminous.

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August 2017

Living on the Edge

August 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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artist louise-cork

Louise Cork will be presenting this month's theme - Living on the Edge. This well known and accomplished artist says:- My journey with pastels began in 1993. Since that time I have loved every minute of every pastel experience…I think they were made for me. I am New Zealand born to Australian parents. The visual experiences of both countries initially caused me confusion due to the vast colour differences between the two landscapes, but today the two augment and enhance…

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September 2017

Impressionism

September 5, 2017 @ 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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October 2017

Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

October 3, 2017 @ 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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November 2017

Paint Around

November 7, 2017 @ 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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December 2017

PSA Christmas Party and Awards Night!

December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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christmas-party

Welcome to the PSA Christmas Party and Awards Night - all members are very welcome! What to Bring - Plate of finger food to share, painting to swap, unwrapped gift for child to 17 years to be donated to Foster Care Queensland (for a teenager maybe a gift card in a Christmas Card).

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February 2018

Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

February 6 @ 7:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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Our February 2018 Meeting will feature Tricia Reust who will demonstrate the use of wet and dry pastel over collage. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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March 2018

Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

March 6 @ 7:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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Demonstration by Joan Macnaught.  Rework - Its only a piece of paper. "I have decided to be a big risk taker for this demo! I will be using a still life painting I did at the Gold Coast demo in 2015.  I rather like the overall feel of the work but am not satisfied with the amount of content.  So, I have decided to show how I erase part of it, in order to add to it. Then I plan…

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April 2018

Brisbane Monthly PSA Meeting

April 3 @ 7:00 pm
Showgrounds Mount Gravatt, 1644 Logan Rd
Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia
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Our April 2018 Meeting will feature Anne Yang.  Painting Colourful Skies. Entry Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

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