The champagne flowed and the smell of freshly baked pizza filled the air for the Lane Cove Art Society’s November (2023) Christmas meeting. Award-winning artist Tony Belobrajdic was the guest artist for the evening. Watercolour was the focus of the demonstration.
She is a teacher at the Royal Art Society and ArtEst. The first half of Mellissa’s presentation outlined the initial steps she follows when creating an acrylic painting. The second half of the evening centred on a second painting that needed the final layers to be added. By taking this approach not only did the audience get an insight into the creation of two artworks but it showed all the steps involved in Mellissa’s painting technique.
Liz is a multi media artist. Liz talked about her sailing adventure to New Caledonia and Fiji travelling over a thousand nautical miles with her husband. Her artwork was inspired by her interactions with the sea, land and people of this region. Art was the key to enriching her interaction with the local village people.
Oil pastel is Phoebe Stone's medium. Drawing has always featured somewhere in her life. What made this presentation a stand out was the authenticity of the free mark making from this self-taught artist.