Workshops

N.B. Gallery 5 will be closed for workshops during end of year break Dec 18, 2021 to Jan 4 2021 inclusive.

Workshops – Overview

Renowned wildlife-eco artist Paul Petterson conducting a marine workshop at Gallery 5, 2017

The main focus of Hervey Bay Art Society is the promotion of the fine arts in the Fraser Coast Region. To this end there a many workshops conducted year round at Hervey Bay Art Society’s Gallery 5. The workshops are many and varied ranging from social painting groups to intense skills based training. There are beginners workshops, drawing workshops and tutoring available in all the major media. There are workshops held every week as well as semi regular workshops and one off workshops that are conducted when the opportunities arise.

Lino Cut and Print Class at Gallery 5, 2018

Please have a browse below of all the workshops we have on offer. We hope to see you at gallery 5 attending a workshop in the near future. Also consider becoming a member of the Art Society as many workshops are discounted for members and some workshops are members only.

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Weekly Workshops

N.B. Gallery 5 will be closed for workshops during end of year break Dec 18, 2021 to Jan 4 2021 inclusive.

Weekly workshops are held every week at Gallery 5 apart from end of year closure. Check the yearly schedule for when that is. Many of our weekly workshops are open to non-members as well as members. On Tuesdays U3A makes use of our gallery and their workshop is accessible by contacting them. Please read more about workshops you are interested in by reading and selecting from the items below.

Workshop Description
On Every Week *(↑ by day of week)

Monday Mornings 9.00am-12.00pm
Social Painting Group
Convenor: Judy Lamont
Members $7 Non-Members $10
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Tuesday Mornings 9.00am-12.00pm
Private Booking through U3A
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Tuesday Afternoons 1.00pm-3.00pm
Social Painting Group
Members $7 Non-members $10
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Wednesday Mornings 9.00am-12.00pm
Social Painting Group
Convenor: Carole Rowe (1st & 3rd Wed) and Violetta Sandry (2nd & 4th Wed)
Members $7 Non-members $10

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Thursday Mornings (1st & 3rd Thursdays) 9.00am-12.00pm
Painting – All Media
Tutor: Jillanne Cahill
Members $7 Non-members $10
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Thursday Mornings (2nd & 4th Thursdays) 9.00am-12.00pm
Prints & Works on Paper
Tutor: Erica Chapman
Members $7 Non-members $10
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Friday Mornings 9.00am-12.00pm
Painting – all media
Tutors: Rolf Sieber (all media) and Mark Brose (pastel)
Members $7 Non-members $10
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* apart from end of year closure

Special Workshops

Workshop Description
On Now(↓ by start date)
Mainly Clouds (pastel over alcohol treated underpaintings)
(begins Nov 24, 2021)
Tutor: Violetta Sandry
Wednesday afternoons 12.30pm-4.30pm Nov 24 & Dec 1, 2021
$64 total for the 2 sessions
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Ways of Watercolour
(begins Oct 23, 2021)
Tutor: Robin Hines
Set of 8 sessions.
First 4 sessions Saturday mornings 9.30am to 12:30pm Oct 23 & 30 and Nov 6 & 13 of 2021.
Next 4 sessions to be advised (early 2022)
$35 per session
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Ways of Watercolour
(begins Oct 18, 2021)
Tutor: Robin Hines
Set of 8 sessions.
First 4 sessions Monday Afternoons 12.30pm to 3.30pm Oct 18 & 25 and Nov 1 & 8 of 2021.
Next 4 sessions to be advised (early 2022)
$35 per session
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Coming Soon (↑ by start date)
Life Drawing Thurs Evenings early 2022 – 6 sessions
(begins Feb 3, 2022)
Convenors: Dona Norwood & Katherine Walsh
Six Thursday evenings [TBA]pm- [TBA]pm from Feb 3, 2022 – Mar 10, 2022
$22 (prepaid) per session.
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Brett A Jones freehand Drawing Workshop
(begins Feb 5, 2023)
Tutor: Brett A Jones
Every Sunday 10.00am – 1.00pm from Feb 5, 2023Mar 12, 2023 (6 sessions)
$240 total for all 6 sessions (equipment included)
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Past * (↓ by start date)
The Figure & Portrait … with Ink & Wash techniques Workshop (Portrait Drawing Techniques)
(Nov 27, 2021)
Tutor: Pauline Adair
Saturday Nov 27, 2021 from 9.00am to 3.30pm
$60 for the workshop
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Mainly Clouds (pastel over alcohol treated underpaintings)
(begins Nov 10, 2021)
Tutor: Violetta Sandry
Wednesday afternoons 12.30pm-4.30pm Nov 10 & 17, 2021
$64 total for the 2 sessions
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Brett A Jones freehand Drawing Workshop
(begins Sep 19, 2021)
Tutor: Brett A Jones
Every Sunday 10.00am – 1.00pm from Sep 19, 2021Oct 24, 2021 (6 sessions)
$210 total for all 6 sessions (equipment included)
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Portrait Drawing Techniques
(Jul 4, 2021)
Tutor: Pauline Adair
Sunday Jul 4, 2021 from 9.00am to 3.30pm
$40 for the workshop
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* max 3 yrs workshops data kept online.
Renowned artist Jenni Kelly conducting a workshop at Gallery 5, 2017
Tutor Pauline Adair conducting a portraiture workshop at Gallery 5, Jul 2021.
Award Winning Artist (and art society member) Paul Barnes conducting a workshop in 2020.

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