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This class is designed for beginners to advanced students and will focus on the various genres of painting from still life to portraiture and landscape through the study of techniques, mediums and paint manipulation. It will encourage individuality and personally support each artists' strengths. It will also offer a mentoring environment for students exploring their own particular artistic objectives or developing a body of work. Some basic painting experience required. Fees cover tuition. You will need to provide your own…Find out more »
River Hawk Ranch will host a series of two day workshops with internationally renown artist Dominique Sutton in the beautiful surrounds of Byron Bay. In this dynamic workshop we will be drawing and painting en plain air using the beautiful landscape of the River Hawk Ranch as our inspiration, sourcing ideas from the environment around us and exploring this incredible, sacred place. On day one we will start by gathering found materials to make tools. Using large sheets of paper…Find out more »
During this Large Scale Painting workshop we will be specifically looking at developing our work on canvas. Day one will explore abstraction through paint application, mark making and brushstroke and day two will be developing up the work towards a finished piece. We will be working on the floor with large brushes and poured paints. This is a follow up workshop from the Large Scale Drawing and Painting workshop but is also suitable for students who did not attend the…Find out more »
Art has always been fascinated with masks. Cubists, Fauvists, Expressionists, and Abstractionists all owe inspiration to them. Across ancient cultures and history, the face has been bestowed with incredible importance and power. As the point of contact and medium of communication with others, faces and their artistic representations, whether human, animal or spirit, have been used to express cultural and spiritual beliefs, create identities and transform personalities.
In this Mask making workshop we will be channeling our inner river spirit by using found materials to create our own interpretations from nature.
Please join us at River Hawk Ranch for a morning of foraging and creating followed by a delicious brunch.Find out more »
River Hawk Ranch will host this two day workshops with internationally renown artist Dominique Sutton in the beautiful surrounds of Byron Bay. We will be painting with oils en plain air using the beautiful landscape of the River Hawk Ranch as our inspiration, sourcing ideas from the environment around us and exploring this incredible, sacred place.Find out more »
This is a mentoring class that will gives student the opportunity to pursue their own work. You will receive positive and helpful guidance, critique and feedback. We will explore the nature of creativity and discover ways to access, feed and cultivate your own course of inspiration.
Artwork by Rosie StolleryFind out more »
In this dynamic workshop we will be exploring our relationship to nature through site specific sculpture and ephemeral art using materials found on site. We will gather, form, experiment and play with natural found materials. Come and re -connect with the natural environment and explore a form of sculptural alchemy and the power of enchantment and transformation though art.
Enjoy a delicious lunch and then finish the day with a glass of wine contemplating your work with fellow artists. River Hawk Ranch is the perfect place for two days of creative immersion with one of Australia's best art-practitioners.Find out more »