3. INTO THE LIGHT – In Watercolour
Amanda’s workshop is for intermediate to advanced students who are looking to take their work to a level where there is less reliance on the line and more emphasis on the spontaneity of tonal Impressionism. Her work is all about the light and the impact it has in creating a piece of art rather than just a painting. Amanda will do two full sheet demonstrations each day which you will then be encouraged to attempt. All subject matter is provided and will be varying and interesting. Amanda is a practising professional watercolourist with over 30 experience, including 33 solo exhibitions and has participated in many joint and group exhibitio0ns including two in New York and is recognised as one of the “seven greatest world masters” of en plein air painting. (L’Art de 1’Aquarelle, “Painting Plein Air with the Great Master”. 19th issue, p38. Be prepared for a great workshop with a dynamic tutor. Open to the experienced watercolourist, 18 years and over.
Amanda Hyatt is a realist tonal impressionist artist who paints in the fast alla prima way of spontaneously capturing the moment and light. She excels in en plein air work and always paints full sheets. As a tonal artist her moody, light filled, atmospheric and energised paintings leave an indelible impression. She has won many major Australian art awards including the Camberwell ‘Gold Medal’, the Kenneth Jack ‘Watercolour Prize’ and the Bale. Amanda has also been awarded ‘Artist of the Year’ and the ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the Victorian Artists Society. She is a member of the Australian Watercolour Institute, a signatory member of the Victorian Artists Society and a long standing member (25 years) of the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society. Her paintings are highly sought after and can be found in collections throughout world. Amanda is a renowned national and international teacher of watercolour painting and conducts national and international painting workshops (e.g. UK and Europe). She has a range of media presentations including three APV Films DVDs “Five Steps to Watercolour” and the Masterclass series: “Watercolour Landscape”; and Watercolour River Scene and a further two DVDs filmed by the Australian and USA television program Colour in Your Life. In addition to the DVDs and downloads Amanda has a book titled “Lessons in Watercolour” available through Amazon books. In addition to painting and teaching, Amanda has written many invited contributions to art literature including Flashart (USA), L’Art de l’ Aquarelle (France), The Artist (UK), Australian Artist and International Artist. For more information refer to Amanda’s website http://amandahyatt.com