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Funtastic Acrylics with Jenni Kelly and CAG

Coochie Art Group and a lovely group of visitors have enjoyed 2 wonderful, fun days with one of our favourite tutors, talented artist and gifted tutor, Jenni Kelly. Jenni took us through a loose, impressionistic approach to a market scene. We layered darks, scraped on brights, layered more brilliant darks, stencilled, rolled, dribbled paint with a screwdriver, even briefly used a paintbrush! It was a lot of fun – nothing to get wrong here- just add another layer or 2 until it feels good. Thanks Jenni for a wonderful 2 days!

We are now eagerly anticipating our last term class with Jenni on Tuesday 6/9/22, when Jenni will take us through another impressionistic and very colourful approach to a brilliant bird “ portrait”.

Visitors are always very welcome, as long as space in the class permits. For more information, Material List, etc., please contact Gail on 0429 174 818

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What a Fabulous Day!b

Coochie Art Group members has a simply fabulous day on Tuesday

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Wonderful Watercolour with Hilary!

Coochie Art Group is eagerly anticipating our first class for 2022 on Tuesday, 8/3/2022, with our own talented tutor, Hilary Wakeling. Hilary will guide us through “ Loose Painting leaving White” in watercolour and we can’t wait! Hilary has devised 3 watercolour classes for CAG in Term 1, including “ Overlapping Shapes” on 15/3/22 and “Pen, Ink and Wash” on 29/3/22.
The Material List is available on request and visitors are always welcome, if space permits.

For more information, please contact Gail on 0429 174 818

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Fabulous Coloured Pencils with Jan Lawnikanis

Coochie Art Group kicked off the year’s tuition on February2, with a fabulous day of Coloured Pencil artistry with another of our favourite tutors, talented artist, Jan Lawnikanis. Jan took members through the various techniques needed for artist-quality coloured pencil work. We had some members who had not used proper coloured pencils before, but with Jan’s encouragement, we all worked our way through the various techniques and skills required. Jan, like our other tutors, is always very generous with her resources and teaching. It was just great to all be back painting together, in our favourite Hall, looking out over the Bay and the golf course! Great tutor, great mates and great painting together.

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” Simple Treasures” to open at Redland Art Gallery on Friday 1/11/19

Coochie Art Group members are eagerly awaiting the Opening Night festivities on Friday, 1/11/19 at 6.30pm, of our new Exhibition, ” Simple Treasures” in the Redland Art Gallery, Middle St., Cleveland. Members have worked hard all year to bring their visions of simple treasures to reality. Everyone is welcome to attend and refreshments will be served after the Exhibition is officially opened by Deputy Mayor, Lance Hewlett. Hope to see you there!

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More Techniques with Jenny!

We sandpapered and rubbed after transferring our images, to learn the effects of different substrates and mediums. So much to learn and such wonderful and unexpected outcomes, as we uncovered some gems! What an arsenal of different processes we are adding to our painting techniques! And having so much fun, while we learn. Thank you Jenny for another wonderful day and your generous supply of materials! It’s all much appreciated. Looking forward to 5th March for more learning.

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Jenny MacNamara-Furlong’s Materials List

Coochie Art Group is looking forward to the first class of 2019, with our Exhibition mentor, Jenny MacNamara-Furlong, on Tuesday, 5/2/19. Should be a lot of fun and serious learning! Visitors are welcome, as long as space permits. Contact Jan Cox, for further details.

WHAT TO BRING to the first workshop

Photos / Ideas of what Simple Treasures means to you
HB & 2B pencil
Any other art materials they currently use; brushes, selection of paint, pastels, coloured pencil 5 sheets A3 water colour paper 300gsm ( any one you like)
2 Magazines
Water container

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Bendigo Bank Display

Our brother and sister team of Robin Matfin and Stuart Hall have hung this lovely display at Bendigo Bank, Victoria Point, this morning. Thanks Bendigo Bank for your support.

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Rhyl Henzell’s Class

Rhyl has demonstrated so many different methods of increasing texture and design strength in her classes. Last class on Tuesday 5/6/18. – Can’t wait!

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New Member Fees for 2018

New Member poster A4 2017.pdf
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