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Monthly Demonstration Meeting 10th October – Jeanette Starr – Drawing in Charcoal and Ink

In October, we are very happy to have talented local artist Jeanette Starr demonstrating a drawing in Charcoal & Ink at our monthly meeting for Tuesday, 10th October, 7:30 pm at the Stans Stevens Studio, Deerubbin Centre, George St, Windsor.

Originally from Yorkshire England, Jeanette worked as a graphic artist/photographer before venturing to Australia in her 30’s to live on acreage.

Jeanette is well known for her love of horses and her beloved subjects are never too far away.

She loves painting all animals and portraits alike and is happy to do commissions. Drawing and painting in various mediums but particularly oils, acrylics, inks and charcoal.

Jeanette works from her Little River Art Studios where she holds workshops and exhibitions. Also a member of the Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail.

Often successfully winning awards at the Hawkesbury Show, MTAS exhibitions and other shows, we are pleased to see Jeanette in action at our next demonstration.

You can see more here:

Both Members and Non Members are welcome to join us for our meetings to view an inspirational artist at work each month, as well as the opportunity to enjoy networking with like-minded art enthusiasts.

Entry is $5 for MTAS members and visitors (includes supper)

Please remember to park outside the car park due to early closure.

For inquiries phone Deidre or Satya 02 45783 555.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Hawkesbury Art Fair opening Friday 8th Sept to 8th Oct

Macquarie Towns Art Society has some entries in the Hawkesbury Art Fair at the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery.

You are invited from 6pm on Friday 8 September for the opening of fourth annual Hawkesbury Art Fair by Deputy Mayor of Hawkesbury, Clr Barry Calvert.

This once-a-year event is when the gallery becomes a showcase for the wealth of creativity  in our beautiful region. It’s also an opportunity for local artists to sell their work, and for you to buy original art from some of the region’s most accomplished and collectible artists.

Drinks and refreshments will be served (bar opens 6pm). Family-friendly function; children welcome.

Runs from 8th September to 8th October.

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
Deerubbin Center
300 George St, Windsor

MTAS School Holiday Workshop July 2016

Macquarie Towns Arts Society’s School Holiday
Art & Craft Workshop Program July 2016
We have our School Holiday kids Workshops on again for July.

10am – 12nn 1pm – 3pm
Mon 4th July Draw Fairies & Mermaids Paint Glass Candle Holders
Tues 5th July Make Dragon Wind chimes Coloured Wax Painting
Wed 6th July Make Dragons Pottery
Thurs 7th July Draw Dinosaurs Make Mini Monsters
Fri 8th July Draw Butterflies & Bugs ——————
Mon 11th July Paint a Landscape Make Clay Animals
Tues 12th July Make Sock Puppets Make Recycle Sculptures
Wed 13th July Pottery Paint Pet Rocks
Thurs 14th July Cartooning Coloured Sand Art
Fri 15th July Jewellery ——————

Cost: $14 per 2hr workshop per child; all equipment supplied.

Venue: Richmond Art Supplies,
Shop 10 Magnolia Mall,
285 Windsor St, Richmond

Bookings Essential: phone Deidre 0412 979731

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