Examples of the types of workshops recently held at the Rockingham Arts Centre:
The Study of the Face - Presented by Vanessa Liebenberg
Using their own reflection, participants learned how to draw different facial elements before completing their own self portrait.
Painting a Sunset Seascape - Presented by Carol Clitheroe
Participants learned techniques to create a painting of a sunset over water.
Intricate Papercutting - Presented by Tusif Ahmad
Participants learned techniques to create artworks using a cutting blade.
Painting Birds - Presented by Jane Li
Using watercolours, participants painted a realistic image of a bird.
Painting: Oil and Cold Wax - Presented by Tich Dixon
Participants produced a semi-abstract landscape using different art techniques.
The Study of Fruits and Vegetables - Presented by Annette Anderson
Participants produced watercolour images of fruit and vegetables.
Still Life in Oils - Presented by Vanessa Liebenberg
Participants created a botanical oil painting.
Printmaking Cyanotype - Presented by Tich Dixon
Participants used sun paper and a cyanotype kit to experiment with sunprints.
Wire Art - Presented by Janice O'Meara
Participants created a freestanding pelican or penguin sculpture using wire.
Abstract Painting - Presented by Rob Furlano
Participants had fun examining how the brain works in terms of creativity and how certain things can be tried to trick the mind into a sub-conscious style of art production.
Sculpture – 3D Artwork - Presented by Tich Dixon
Participants learnt the techniques to sculpt a hybrid animal or abstract creation.
Painting Seascapes - Presented by Carol Clitheroe
Participants learnt to paint a sunset over water with demonstrations and tips from Carol.
Carving Block Forms and Photos - Presented by Tich Dixon
Participants used a photograph for inspiration to carve a block/stamp.
Painting Techniques - Presented by Deborah Zibah
Participants learnt the essential design and tonal elements of painting.