En Plein Air and Art Workshops on an Island of Artistic Inspiration
Kingston, Norfolk Island
Imagine spending a week immersed in painting and creating surrounded by stunning clifftops, evocative convict-era buildings, coral reefs and vivid green valleys, and all under the guidance of an expert tutor. Norfolk Island, the perfect artist’s retreat, plays host to many En Plein Air and Art Workshops with regular small-group departures to choose from…
3 – 10 March 2017
Jenny Macnaughton was born in Sydney and attended East Sydney Technical College in a course of survey drafting and worked for some years as a tracer-draughtswoman. She has been actively painting in oils since 1971 and diversified to watercolours in 1981.
24 – 31 March 2017
Robyn is a professional artist with over 40 years of painting experience. She is regarded as one of Australia’s foremost wilderness artists – preferring to paint the natural world and aspects of it.
1 – 8 April 2017
Art has been an integral part of Ev Hales life. A love of personal expression is evident in all that she does, as an art tutor, mentor and in her own unique work. Ev’s work covers a variety of mediums mostly in the painting and printmaking areas.
8 – 15 August 2017
Cees is a qualified Arts Teacher and well known to expertly convey his outstanding drawing skills techniques together with a fresh approach and application of watercolour/ pencil and pen, to his students.
18 – 25 August 2017
An exponent of the art of Chinese Painting since 1979, Stephen is a full-time artist, writer & teacher of Chinese brush painting. He conducts occasional classes & workshops in Lake Macquarie where he lives, as well as metropolitan Sydney & NSW country.
4 – 11 September 2017
Grace Paleg AGRA is an artist who has achieved distinction using the medium of pastel. Her varied subject matter of Portrait, Still life, Landscape and Life drawing has won in excess of 160 awards.
10 – 17 October 2017
Australian Artist, Linda MacAulays’ art career spans many decades and includes exhibiting, teaching, residencies and sales. Her work is bursting with colour, humour and layered with textures. It features the Australian landscape and its quirky characters.
17 – 24 October 2017
Mark is a plein-air landscape painter. His most recent exhibition was of oil paintings and watercolours made on location at the You Yangs, a rocky and bushy outcrop not far from Geelong.
27 October – 3 November 2017
Amanda McLean is a nationally renowned Pastel Artist who has been painting with the medium for almost 30 years & teaching for over 20. She is recognized for her sensitive interpretation of the Australian landscape.
5 – 12 November 2017
Multi award winning professional artist and tutor Jacky Pearson is fascinated by light and atmosphere which is the driving force for her to paint. She specialises in watercolours, loving the sense of freedom and spontaneity that this medium does best.
20 – 27 November 2017
Australian born, Heidi Willis is an entirely self-taught Natural History watercolour artist. Her work intricately illustrates our spectacular bird life, native and exotic plants, flowers, fruits and seed capsules.
17 – 24 March 2018
Karol Oakley is an experienced international tutor and plein-air painter, who loves to share her know how with participants, showing them ways to achieve a plein-air painting in their own style and at their own pace.
2018 dates to be confirmed
Terry is a much sought after tutor across the globe in watercolour. He has been a regular tutor at the legendary Bathurst summer and winter schools for the last seven years and is a regular teacher of watercolour in most states in Australia each year.