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PAUL MCDONALD SMITH OILS WORKSHOP

It’s your Choice – Five days of fun with Still Life and Portraits in my Oils Workshop

Come and take advantage of the variety offered in this exciting oils workshop

Still Life and Portrait subjects will be the focus of this workshop, from the quick sketch to more completed work – you have the choice. Students of any level are welcome as the challenges of these exciting subjects will inspire everyone.

Paul’s classes are well known for their relaxed and happy atmosphere, with demonstrations by the tutor each day. You may choose your own preferred subject matter; take on a different challenge each day, or work on an extended study for the 5 days – it’s up to you.

Born Melbourne 1956, Paul started painting in his early teens primarily influenced by the work of renowned Australian artist Sir William Dargie C.B.E. who was to become his friend and mentor. Since then Paul has made a 40-year full-time career of painting in the tradition of tonal impressionism, working mostly in oil.

Educated at Scotch College, Paul studied Fine Art at RMIT. He was awarded the Camberwell Travel Scholarship for European Study in 1986 and undertook an extensive private study under the guidance of several leading artists 1973-79. Paul has travelled widely, studying and painting in Europe on various occasions.

Workshop vacancies as at 28 Feb.

03. Malcolm Carver – Sketching and Watercolour Painting 1 Vacancy

06. Paul McDonald Smith – Landscape, Still life and portraits.  2 Vacancies

07. Fiona Craig -Painting Flowers in Oils  1 Vacancy

10. Chris Postle – Adventures in Acrylics 3 Vacancies

12. Jenni Kelly – Funtastic Acrylic 1 Vacancy

15. Cees Sliedrecht – What’s New in Pen and Wash 1 Vacancy

18. Janet Matthews – Honeyeaters and Flowering Gum in Pencil, Colour Pencil, and Graphite. 1 Vacancy

Workshops for the 2018 school with vacancies

06. Paul McDonald Smith – Landscape, Still life and portraits – 1 Vacancy
07. Fiona Craig -Painting Flowers in Oils – 2 Vacancies
10. Chris Postle – Adventures in Acrylics – 4 Vacancies
18. Janet Matthews – Honeyeaters and Flowering Gum in Pencil, Colour Pencil, and Graphite – 1 Vacancy

Paul McDonald Smith Workshop

LANDSCAPE, STILL LIFE AND PORTRAIT IN OILS – Having fun with Landscape, Faces, Fruit and Flowers

Paul McDonald Smith OAM, FVAS, FRSA

This workshop will explore a range of Still Life, Portrait, and Landscape subjects. Students of any level will rise to the challenges of these exciting subjects. They will love the relaxed and happy atmosphere that Paul’s classes are renowned for.

More Information.

Paul McDonald Smith Workshop

LANDSCAPE, STILL LIFE AND PORTRAIT IN OILS – Having fun with Landscape, Faces, Fruit and Flowers

Paul McDonald Smith OAM, FVAS, FRSA

This workshop will explore a range of Still Life, Portrait, and Landscape subjects. Students of any level will rise to the challenges of these exciting subjects. They will love the relaxed and happy atmosphere that Paul’s classes are renowned for.

 

More Information.

Paul McDonald Smith Workshop

LANDSCAPE, STILL LIFE AND PORTRAIT IN OILS – Having fun with Landscape, Faces, Fruit and Flowers

Paul McDonald Smith OAM, FVAS, FRSA

This workshop will explore a range of Still Life, Portrait, and Landscape subjects. Students of any level will rise to the challenges of these exciting subjects. They will love the relaxed and happy atmosphere that Paul’s classes are renowned for.

More Information.

2018 brochure now online.

The 2018 downloadable brochure is now available so that you can have all the workshop information available even while offline.

View here.

Twenty Melbourne Painters Exhibition

Paul McDonald Smith’s collection at the Exhibition of the Twenty Melbourne Painters.

This year marks the 99th Annual Exhibition of the Twenty Melbourne Painters, which is a unique and historic art society. Other Grafton tutors, Amanda Hyatt, Ross Paterson, Herman Pekel, Greg Allen are also members and exhibiting in this show.

Glen Eira City Art Gallery, Caulfield, Melbourne, 22 August – 10 September – 10am-5pm daily.

Paul McDonald Smith’s entries in the exhibition.

 

2018 Tutors’ galleries are now online.

Browse through the works created by our 2018 Tutors online now.

The workshop information will be added soon.

More Information…